Forager Project Cashewgurt is an organic, cashew-based, dairy-free yogurt alternative that comes in a solid array of flavors. And unlike many of their competitors, they do offer an unsweetened variety. They also boast relatively short ingredient lists and six different types of live and active cultures.
Cashewgurt Unsweetened Plain Ingredients: Cashewmilk (filtered water, ground cashews), cassava root, cornstarch, locust bean gum, natural flavor, live active vegan cultures (5 strains).
The Unsweetened Plain Cashewgurt is much milder than Kite Hill’s Unsweetened Yogurt, which I liked. The cashews provide just enough natural sweetness to create a neutral-tasting yogurt without any overt sweet or sour notes. There is just a very light tang, with a rustic, natural, homemade taste and finish. Consequently, the pleasantly creamy consistency does taper off into a slightly separated aftertaste that is a wee bit watery and powdery. However, it wasn’t off-putting.
The very large 1 cup serving size of Cashewgurt (I usually had half this), contains 170 calories, 11g fat, 15mg sodium, 1g fiber, 2g sugar, and 5g protein. It is not fortified, so you won’t see notable amounts of calcium, vitamin D, or other infusions.
I’ve yet to taste-test any of the sweetened and flavored varieties, but will update here if I do. In the meantime, I welcome your comments if you have trialed any of the Cashewgurt flavors. The feedback helps everyone!
The Facts on Forager Project Cashewgurt
Price: $1.99 per 5.3-ounce container; $5.99 per 24-ounce tub
Availability: Forager Project Cashewgurt Dairy-Free Yogurt is sold at natural food stores and select grocers, like Safeway, throughout the U.S.
Certifications: Forager Project Cashewgurt is Certified Organic and Certified Kosher Pareve.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Forager Project Cashewgurt is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, and vegetarian.
For More Product Information: Visit the Forager Project website at foragerproject.com.
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Unfortunately I am getting [a sugar reaction] in my mouth. Must stop eating. Love it.
The yogurt is thick, creamy, and tasty and best of all vegan! I particularly like the vanilla.
Vegan sour cream alternative!!!!
I use this as others reviewers stated, as sour cream, mayo, & sauces/dressings. I will be very sad if they ever go away. I ❤ forager unsweetened yogurt and so grateful for it!
I can only review the plain but I love it as sour cream! I even use it to replace sour cream in most recipes but especially my ranch dressing. So thankful for this product.
The strawberry cashewgurt makes your belly feel awesome!
This drinkable yogurt tastes great and makes you go (wink wink). I’ve never felt better.
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BEST Dairy Free Yogurt
The unsweetened cashewgurt is my holy grail product!!! I use it in place of sour cream, mayo and it makes a mean pasta sauce with some herbs and garlic. Definitely an earthy flavor with a very subtle tang which I personally really enjoy. I prefer to use it as an all purpose product but its nice as a yogurt as well. Throw in some simmered berries and toasted almonds.. SO good. Low sugar, vegan, sustainable, organic, versatile.
I really did try
Extremely sour and strangely runny, not like other non dairy yogurts out there.
I tried the Strawberry Cashewgurt. I was pleasantly surprised with the almost zero tang/bitter taste! I am waiting for a “light” version with less sugar.
No can do
I really wanted to like it but I could barely stomach the taste.