Dreamy, Creamy Cashew Sauce – Vegan

Dreamy, Creamy Cashew Sauce – Vegan

Dreamy creamy cashew sauce

This dreamy, Creamy sauce makes the top!

Cashews really are an amazing dairy replacement for those that are lactose intolerant or choose a vegan diet. But, you don’t need to be either to enjoy this rich, flavour filled and creamy delight! You can make this sauce for pasta, casseroles or chill as a cheese dip. This is a go to in our house in replacement of high calorie butter, cream and cheese Alfredo sauce that even the kids love!

  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
  • Refined sugar free
  • Cleanse program friendly


  • 1 cup soaked and rinsed cashews, soak over night or flash soak with boiling water for a minimum of 20 minutes
  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes (optional)
  • 1 cup veggie broth
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water 


  • Soak cashews overnight or flash soak (pour boiling water over cashews and let sit at least 20 minutes). Rinse and drain.
  • In a small fry pan, simmer 1 cup of veggie broth, onion, garlic, oregano, rosemary and Chile flakes (optional) ,until onion is tender and some of the water has evaporated.
  • Blend on high, wiping down sides of blender with a spatula, until completely smooth. Add more water to thin or less for a thicker dip, depending on how you wish to use this sauce.
  • Add to pasta, over steamed or roasted veggies, Baked casseroles or keep thick for a dip.

Want more amazing cashew recipes? Check out…

Coconut Lemon Energy Bites

Lemon Cheesecake –

Cultured Cashew Spread

Or learn more about this little golden nugget and why you should add cashews to your diet here!

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC