Soak cashews for at least 2 hours, 8 hours or overnight is best. The longer you soak them, the easier it will be to blend them into a smooth cream. (if you're pressed for time, 30 minutes in hot water works as well!)
Blend all ingredients until smooth in a hight-speed blender. Allow to ferment on the counter for 2 – 6 hours and then store in the fridge in an air tight container for up to 1 week.
You can tweak the basic recipe to your personal flavor. Here are a few ideas...
add fresh (or dried) herbs or spices such as basil, parsley, chives, cilantro, ginger, garlic, etc.
add chili paste or chili pepper for spicy variation
add nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavor
add bell pepper, cucumber, carrots etc. for added flavor
Or why not try a sweet variation to the sour cream. I love lemon cashew cream with fresh berries..
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If we haven't met ... Hi! I'm Jennifer Lloyd, a Holistic Nutritionist and Health Coach. I am passionate about living a life of health and vitality and inspiring my clients to take their own lives to the next level.