Garlic Herb Avocado Cashew Cream Cheese

Finally something worthy of your bagel! It will dress up a veggie sandwich too. The variations are endless. Leave out the herbs and garlic, try minced carrots and celery, minced olives, or even throw in some walnut and agave.
Cuisine spread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Author Kathy Hester


  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic or 1 minced clove
  • salt to taste


  • Soak the cashew in the water overnight or at least 2 hours.
  • Drain off any left over water that was not absorbed by the cashews. Add the drained cashews, avocado, lemon juice, Italian seasonings and garlic into a blender.
  • Blend until smooth, stop and scrape down the sides and repeat until the mixture is smooth.


Serving: 2tablespoons