23 March 2011

Daiya Vegan Cheese

Daiya Cheddar Style Shreds are making the impossible, possible. Now everyone can enjoy a bowl of comforting mac & cheese, a crispy grill cheese, or a plate of yummy nachos.

Daiya is a deliciously dairy free vegan product that has an irresistible melt, stretch and taste. Daiya is a healthy alternative that you and family can enjoy in any of your favorite meals and recipes at home.

Stretching your options for a healthier lifestyle!

Daiya Cheddar Style Shreds are made entirely from plant-based ingredients and are:

  • Cholesterol free
  • Trans Fat free
  • Dairy free
  • Free of all animal products (Vegan)
  • Free of common allergens including:
  • Dairy (casein and lactose), soy, gluten, eggs, peanuts and tree nuts (excluding coconut)
  • Kosher

The full list of ingredients are as follows:

Filtered water, tapioca and/or arrowroot flours, non-GMO expeller pressed canola and /or non-GMO expeller pressed safflower oil, coconut oil, pea protein, salt, inactive yeast, vegan natural flavours, vegetable glycerin, xanthan gum, citric acid (for flavor), annatto.

Kale & Tempeh Cheesy Potatoes
Peanut Free Dairy Free (including lactose and casein) Vegan

Potatoes au Gratin with Kale and Tempeh Bacon

Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 60 mins

1 head cauliflower
1/2 c tofu
1/4 c basil
1/2 t dried parsley
1 1/2 t salt
2 T soy milk
5 strips tempeh bacon, pan fried and chopped into med pieces
7 medium russet potatoes, very thinly sliced
2 cups chopped kale
1 c Daiya Mozzarella Style Shreds

In a food processor, combine cauliflower, tofu, basil, parsley, salt and soy milk. Blend until thick and smooth, but still a little chunky.

Spread 1/3 of the cauliflower sauce on the bottom of a greased 9 inch baking dish. Put two layers of potatoes on top of sauce. On top of potatoes place 1/3 sauce. Sprinkle 1/2 tempeh bacon on top along with 1/2 of the cheese. Layer kale on top.

Dollop the remaining sauce on top, cover with the remaining cheese. Sprinkle on the remainder of the bacon. Cover with foil and bake at 400 degrees for approximately 50 minutes. Uncover and cook until browned on top.