Miyoko’s Vegan Cream Cheese Spreads it on Thick with 3 Classic Flavors

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With only five ingredients, Miyoko’s Vegan Cream Cheese is the closest thing we’ve found to homemade. But unlike most recipes that use acidic ingredients to add tang, Miyoko cultures her cream cheese alternative for a more authentic flavor.

Miyoko's Vegan Cream Cheese Spreads it on Thick with 3 Classic Flavors - Plainly Classic, Sensational Scallion, and Un-Lox Your Dreams - all plant-based, dairy-free, oil-free, and paleo

Miyoko’s Vegan Cream Cheese Spreads it on Thick with 3 Classic Flavors

All of Miyoko’s products are palm oil-free, but this line up is also completely oil-free. The creamy consistency comes from a paleo-friendly blend of cashews and coconut cream. We’ve got some notes on each flavor, but tell us what you think about this product too! Leave your review and rating below.

Plainly Classic

This is meant to be the most versatile flavor, for spreading on bagels, whipping into frosting, and creating “classic” dairy-free cheesecakes. But it is a little coconut-forward in flavor, and might night work perfectly for every cream cheese need. Nonetheless, it’s thick, rich, and will provide a nice consistency whether served cold or baked.

Miyoko's Vegan Cream Cheese Spreads it on Thick with 3 Classic Flavors - Plainly Classic, Sensational Scallion, and Un-Lox Your Dreams - all plant-based, dairy-free, oil-free, and paleoIngredients: organic cashews, filtered water, organic coconut cream, sea salt, cultures. Contains: cashews and coconut.*

Nutrition (per 1-ounce serving): 90 calories, 7g fat, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 1g sugars, 3g protein.*

Sensational Scallion

Green onions and a dash of white pepper give this thick spread a savory flavor that is great on bagels, appetizers, or in recipes. It will even melt nicely into sauces.

Miyoko's Vegan Cream Cheese Spreads it on Thick with 3 Classic Flavors - Plainly Classic, Sensational Scallion, and Un-Lox Your Dreams - all plant-based, dairy-free, oil-free, and paleoIngredients: organic cashews, filtered water, organic coconut cream, organic green onions, sea salt, cultures, organic white pepper. Contains: cashews and coconut.*

Nutrition (per 1-ounce serving): 90 calories, 7g fat, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 1g sugars, 2g protein.*

Un-Lox Your Dreams

Seaweed and spiced give this schmear a seafood vibe. I’ve heard rave reviews from both vegans and non-vegans on the flavor, which is best for bagels and appetizers.

Miyoko's Vegan Cream Cheese Spreads it on Thick with 3 Classic Flavors - Plainly Classic, Sensational Scallion, and Un-Lox Your Dreams - all plant-based, dairy-free, oil-free, and paleoIngredients: organic cashews, filtered water, organic coconut cream, sea salt, organic seaweed, vegetable juice for color, spices, cultures. Contains: cashews and coconut.*

Nutrition (per 1-ounce serving): 90 calories, 7g fat, 4g carbs, 2g fiber, 1g sugars, 3g protein.*

More Facts on Miyoko’s Vegan Cream Cheese

Price: $5.99 per 8-ounce tub

Availability: Miyoko’s Vegan Cream Cheese is available in the refrigerated section of grocers throughout the U.S. It is most readily available at natural food stores, but can also be found at Target and sometimes at Trader Joe’s.

Certifications: Miyoko’s Vegan Cream Cheese is Certified Organic.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Miyoko’s Vegan Cream Cheese is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, and paleo-friendly.*

For More Product Information: Visit the Miyoko’s website at miyokos.com.

*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy. 

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I Wondered if Mine Was Rancid

2.0 rating
October 6, 2019

…but apparently it’s supposed to taste like this, judging by the other comments. Wow. Its pungency might come in handy incorporated into recipes which call for that taste. But when one anticipates the familiar neutral flavor of plain cream cheese, this fermented flavor is seriously off-putting. Plainly Classic? No.

Scott

Loved all three

5.0 rating
October 6, 2019

I tried all tree of these cream cheeses and loved them! I used my non-vegan boyfriend as a litmus test and he especially liked the Lox style. It is pretty convincing and excellent on bagels or in wraps.

Josephine

Bad experience, bad replacement.

1.0 rating
September 25, 2019

Horrible. My life long experience for cream cheese has always resulted in a creamy experience. This cream cheese was gritty. And left an awful aftertaste. I was open to trying this product bc of its vegan claim. The product reminded me of the reason why I’m not vegan.

Harold

Off taste

1.0 rating
September 23, 2019

Dunno in what world these taste like cream cheese. Almost unbearably tangy and acidic.

Kiara

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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