Paleo “Alfredo” Sauce

Paleo _Alfredo_ Sauce
Recipe makes 6 servings.
Approximate Prep Time: 25 minutes
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1 cup(s) cashews, raw
11/2 cup(s) water, boiling
2 tablespoon(s) yeast, nutritional
1/2 teaspoon(s) garlic salt
2 teaspoon(s) coconut oil
1/8 teaspoon(s) white pepper
1 teaspoon(s) sea salt, to taste (optional)


  1. Add cashews to blender. Cover with boiling water and let sit for 15 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and puree. Add additional water or salt if needed.


  1. Tina Pascoe

    Hi, this recipe sounds great, and I want to try it, but my son is allergic to tree nuts, are the cashews substitutable (is that a word?) with pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds, or would that not work? Thanks!

    • Neely Quinn

      Tina Pascoe – In general, nuts and seeds are all substitutable for each other :)

  2. Michael

    Does the nutritional yeast add taste, texture, or flavor to this recipe? I have everything to make it except the yeast and so I was just wondering. Thanks!

    • Neely Quinn

      Michael – It adds that cheesy sort of funky umami flavor. I’m sure it’ll still be good without it :)

  3. Anonymous

    Try using Cauliflower

  4. Courtney

    Steamed, Cauliflower works well with coconut milk, minced garlic and garlic powder, pepper and 2 cups (or less) vegan mozzarella if you allow it (for a treat meal). Mix all in food processor and bake in an 8×8 greased dish until bubbling. I believe 375 for about 20-25 minutes. I add diced cooked chicken, green onions (and a dash of parmesan cheese for the kid’s plates). Or omit chicken and add pepperoni as a pizza casserole. Again, these are treat meals in our house not an everyday dinner since I am going slightly outside the parameters.

  5. charles

    I would like to know if there is a substitute rescipe for baclava

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