Want to eat less real cheese? Try this delicious vegan Parmesan cheese recipe, full of amazing nutrients. It really is a perfect replacement for the real deal. You have this ready within 5 minutes and with only 3 ingredients.

RECIPE: vegan Parmesan cheese

I used to LOVE putting Parmesan on my pasta or salad. Until I found out I’m allergic to cow dairy, so now it’s an ingredient you won’t find in our kitchen anymore. I don’t mind choosing vegan options at all. You do need good replacements though otherwise, you’ll keep on craving the foods you’re skipping from your diet. But one thing I’ve learned over the past years is that you can find a great replacement for just about anything. This is definitely one of our favorites. If you feel the need to decrease your cow dairy intake (which is always a good idea, for you as well as for the animals), then read on for the best vegan Parmesan cheese recipe.

The ingredients are simple: nutritional yeast, almond meal and salt. The benefits of this homemade version are that the fats in this ‘cheese’ are in a better proportion than in cow cheese. And you can decide yourself on the amount and type of salt, which you can’t do with normal cheese. Besides that, this version contains fiber and easy absorbable proteins. Nutritional yeast looks a bit like fish food, but don’t let that scare you. It’s known for being a great source of B-vitamins, but also of folic acid and zinc.

The perfect vegan replacement for parmesan cheese. Although I’m not sure if it’ll get through the cheese test if Italian friends are coming over for dinner :). But we are very happy with this recipe and hope you will be too.


Preparation: 5 min
Quantity: a large cup


  • 1 cup organic almond meal
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp mineral salt (for example Himalayan or Celtic sea salt)


  1. Mix these ingredients together and save it in an airtight glass jar in the fridge. It’ll keep for months.
  2. Sprinkle on dishes that can use a delicious salty cheese-like touch.

The ‘cheese’ is super delicious in combination with this ‘Bone Broth Survival Soup. Try it out! Of course, you can also use a vegan broth instead of a bone broth! And would you like to have more control over what you eat, and never get confused about all the contradicting opinions about food in the media again? In the online course ‘Reset your Diet’ (only in Dutch at the moment, English will be available soon), you’ll learn how easy it is to become a healthier version of yourself, to simply reach your optimum weight, with a radiant skin! After 1 week you’ll be your own nutritionist.

Robien Hali

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