7 best cashew recipes you need to try now

The lovely folks at Buy Whole Foods Online recently sent me some cashews to test out a few new recipes.

I got so excited searching for inspiration and trying out new ideas that I’ve turned my explorations into a couple of blog posts for you.

In this blog post I rounded up some fabulous cashew-based recipes from my lovely friends at the Health Bloggers Community. Some of my favourite bloggers and recipe creators have shared with me their favourite cashew recipes which I hope you enjoy trying out.

If you want to stock up on cashews, Buy Whole Foods Online* is hands-down the best place to do it. Stocking from little packets of 125g right through to 5kg or more, bulk buying this amazingly versatile ingredient is a great idea. WIth cashews in the cupboards you’ll always have something on-hand to add to dishes or use as the foundation for your next meal.

Stock your cupboards now with cashews.

Sri-Lankan style cabbage and cashew stir-fry


An easy-to-make, Sri Lankan-inspired mild curry of thinly sliced cabbage, toasted cashews, spices and coconut milk, topped with a deliciously spicy coconut and lime sambal. A naturally vegan and whole food recipe from Kellie at Food To Glow. Get the recipe here.

Strawberry cashew cheesecake

Strawberry cashew cheesecake recipe | The Flourishing Pantry

This is a very easy recipe, that requires no baking or any extra special cooking skills. It’s a gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan cheesecake recipe drizzled with the most amazing raw chocolate, from Hedi Hearts. Get the recipe here.

3 easy cheesy vegan recipes

Easy Cheesy Vegan recipes

The smart cookie that is Romy London UK has 3 of her favourite vegan cheese recipes: Vegan Mac 'n' Cheese, a Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Vegan Cream Cheese over on her YouTube channel - all made with cashews. All delicious & 100% Plant based! Watch the YouTube video for the recipes here.

Cashew granola bars

Granola bars | The Flourishing Pantry

These chewy beauties from Amy at The Baking Nutritionist are oil-free, raw/no-bake, soy-free, dairy-free and lactose-free. The recipe is here.

Cashew cream pasta sauce with broccoli

Creamy cashew pasta | The Flourishing Pantry

One from my own dear blog and one of my favourites. If you’ve got a hankering for a creamy pasta sauce but don’t have the dairy in the house, cashews make a fabulous substitute. Give this a try using the recipe here.

Maca Mango Cheesecake Bars


Chelsea from That’s Chelsea loves adding maca to her smoothies and desserts. These bars are vegan with no gluten, soy, or dairy. Get the recipe here.

Chinese cashew chicken


Pair easy and quick chicken with a classic Asian sauce that just makes this dish authentic, Rebecca says this is a meal win and the leftovers are even better than the first round! Get the recipe on Strength and Sunshine here.

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