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Sun dried Tomato Cashew Cheese Spread

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Once again, in the interest of simplifying your life, we have a raw food recipe that can be used more than one way. You can start with the base, which can be eaten as it is, or get creative and add it to other ingredients to make the rawchoes. I used smoked sun dried tomatoes to give it a little more depth.

 

 

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33 Comments

  1. QueenF wrote on October 8, 2012

    these look so good I know my kids who are all but willing to go raw with me would luv these so as soon as I get a dehydrator this is one of the first meals Illbe making ~ you make the food sooo pretty

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  2. Lizzy wrote on August 1, 2012

    Fabulous spread!…sprinkled some smoked paprika to replace the smokiness of the tomatoes…could have eaten it right out of the processor bowl 😛

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  3. Melanie wrote on February 28, 2012

    Is it okay to dehydrate in the oven on a temp right above warm?

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  4. Ann wrote on February 12, 2012

    Bare with me here I’m new to raw eating…isn’t anything heated over 115 degrees not considered raw? I noticed your chip recipe instructions say to dehydrate the corn paste at 145 degrees for an hour. Thanks!

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    • Susan wrote on February 12, 2012

      The higher temperature in the beginning allows for faster dehydration, and safer dehydration. The raw status of the food is never compromised because the temperature of the food never goes above 115, it is just releasing water in that first part of dehydration and stays quite cool. There are quite a few articles on the site about dehydration. You can use the search function to read more about it. Cheers!

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  5. S wrote on January 30, 2012

    Bri, “sweet corn” is a veggie rather than a grain. Despite its seeming ubiquity it accounts for less than 2/10th of 1 percent of all corn grown. As a fresh veggie it has a mild alkaline quality. No worries. Of course fresh will almost always be better than frozen, even flash frozen (and that also depends on the company that packages it as to whether it’s been par-boiled or not before freezing so it doesn’t hurt to ask — which also raises awareness). I’d also recommend organic if at all possible. 🙂

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    • Susan wrote on February 8, 2012

      Actually, sweet corn is still classified as a grain but we eat it as a vegetable. 🙂

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  6. Bri wrote on January 20, 2012

    According to most alkaline/acidic pH charts, corn and any corn products are deemed acidic. Is that true? I guess its not bad since all your ingredients are raw, i just like to keep everything as alkaline as possible. What do you think? Anyway, the recipe sounds delicious!

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  7. jean` wrote on January 27, 2011

    Susan, l’ve just discovered your site and everything looks scrumptiousut have not had a chance to try anything yet- Where to begin??? Anyway, thank you. l will be consulting you a lot.

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