Quinoa Cream Cheese

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Quinoa Cream Cheese made with quinoa as its main ingredient is a good alternative for those who cannot consume foods with lactose, want a healthier or lighter option, or are on a diet. This cheese is great to be combined with crackers and crackers, breads and salads, and the best thing is that its taste and texture remain the same with an easy, simple and quick preparation. 

What's more, quinoa is a seed extremely rich in natural compounds that give many benefits compared to the original cream cheese. Quinoa is known to fight skin diseases and fight against premature aging. It also has good minerals like potassium and calcium that help maintain bones and play the role milk would originally do. Curious about this version of cream cheese? So check out the super easy and quick recipe we brought you.

Quinoa Cream Cheese Recipe


  • 6 tablespoons of quinoa in grains; 
  • 1 cup (tea) of rice flour; 
  • 1 and 1/2 liter of filtered water; 
  • 4 tablespoons of canola oil; 
  • 1 tablespoon of light miso;
  • 1 teaspoon of salt.

Method of preparation:

In a pan with half a liter of water, cook the quinoa until it boils, strain the grains and pour the water. Add another half liter of water and bring the quinoa to cook again for about 25 minutes over medium heat. Mix rice flour with 1/4 of cold water, and add to cooking. Stir for about 5 minutes over low heat, until thickened. Transfer the mixture to a blender, add the oil, salt and miso and blend well. Place the mixture in a container greased with a little oil and let it cool. Don't forget to store your Quinoa Cream Cheese in the fridge.

What is the advantage of lactose-free cream cheese?

As mentioned before, it's not just those who suffer from lactose intolerance who can benefit from the benefits of this tasty Quinoa Cream Cheese. Many vegans prefer cheese based on vegetables, seeds, soy, etc. by the option of not having to eat a cheese of animal origin and still eating a cheese that continues to bring the desired and authentic taste of an original cheese.

It's also a way to eat something lighter, without too many calories, so it's very good for those who don't want to go off the diet. It is also worth noting that it is a super easy recipe to make, in just a few minutes it is ready to be enjoyed! So be careful not to get addicted to this creamy delight!

Did you like our recipe? Try this quinoa cream cheese with our other recipes like our whole wheat bread, to stay diet/light, or our caesar salad! Enjoy and have a good meal!

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Quinoa Creamy Cheese, how about getting to know other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.

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