When I wasn’t looking, Follow Your Heart changed the name and formula of their cream cheese alternative. It went from Vegan Gourmet Cream Cheese Dairy Alternative, made with soy, to Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cream Cheese, made soy-free.
When we tried it several years ago, it had a positively beautiful consistency. It was soft, creamy and very spreadable, similar to a tub or even whipped cream cheese. It melted into warm toasted bagels, almost like butter, but with a little thickness remaining. But we weren’t as wowed by the flavor, which was a little too strong on the soy side. I can’t say how Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cream Cheese is after the reformulation, but welcome you to leave your own rating and review below once you’ve tried it!
Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cream Cheese is now Soy-Free, Too
The new formula is still nut-free, and they’ve even made it pea protein-free. Though it does contain coconut oil and faba bean protein.
Original / Classic
Ingredients: filtered water, organic coconut oil*, faba bean protein, corn starch, organic vegan cane sugar*, modified potato starch, sea salt, sugarcane fiber, citric acid, tricalcium phosphate, natural flavors (plant sources), sodium citrate, xanthan gum, lactic acid (plant source), beta carotene for color.
Nutrition (per 2 tablespoons): 80 calories, 8g fat, 2g carbs, 1g fiber, 0g sugars (includes 0g added sugars), 1g protein.*
The Facts on Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cream Cheese
Price: $2.99 per 8-ounce tub
Availability: Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cream Cheese Alternative is sold at independent natural food stores, and some major chains, like Safeway.
Certifications: Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cream Cheese is Certified Kosher Parve and Non-GMO Verified.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cream Cheese is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.*
For More Product Information: Visit the Follow Your Heart website at www.followyourheart.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.
Great and no pain after!
It’s a bit on the salty side so make sure to sweeten it if using it for desserts. I heat mine up and add seasonings to make a nice dip!
Smooth spreadable consistency
Though some may not see 3 stars as stellar, in our book it means “good” and that’s exactly what this product is. It has a dreamy, spreadable consistency that’s darn near perfectly smooth. The taste is just a little lemon juice-forward with a dip rather than cultured flavor. It held its own atop our gluten-free bagels and could be a fit for certain bold recipes. I expect mixed reviews with a “love” from some and an “off-putting” from others, but at this respectable price, it’s worth trying to see which group your tastes fall into!