CHELO Cultured Cashew Crème is the product of my passion for food and nutrition and now I get to share it with all of you.
— Chelo

The idea for CHELO Cultured Cashew Crème came about in 2015 while I was practicing as a Nutritional Therapist Practitioner (NTP) on Vashon Island.  At the time, I had many clients who were sensitive to dairy, and after glibly advising them to “just eliminate it,” I discovered that I, too, had developed a dairy intolerance and became aware of how difficult/painful it is to exclude a food you love - I love cheese!

I knew there were several vegan cheese substitutes on the market, but I couldn’t find any that satisfied me. I found them to be either grainy, flavorless or they contained unhealthy ingredients.  So I decided to make my own. I knew from eating at vegan restaurants in the past that cashews can provide the creaminess of dairy and after years of making sauerkraut and kombucha I knew that fermentation was key to developing the taste I was craving.

After many failed attempts, I finally created a delicious and creamy food with the texture of cream cheese.  It was so popular with my clients and friends, even those who can eat dairy, that I turned my focus to creating a new business - CHELO Cultured Cashew Crème! Since then, I have created many more amazing, fresh, bold flavors, including Cilantro Lime, Sundried Tomato & Basil, Kalamata Olive, and Garlic Herb.

CHELO Cultured Cashew Crème is the product of my passion for food and nutrition and now I get to share it with all of you

 

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FLAVORS & PAIRINGS

Naturally Fermented, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Probiotic

 

Kalamata Olive

Kalamata Olive Cashew Crème tastes like a creamy olive tapenade, minus the anchovies! The slightly salty, meaty and tangy mix of olives, garlic, herbs, and lemon is the perfect choice for bread, bagels, pizza, crostini, pitas, or bruschetta, or add to any antipasti platter. It is also a wonderful topping for poultry, fish, or shrimp - or toss with hot pasta. Naturally Fermented, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Probiotic.

Ingredients: Cashews, water, coconut oil, mixed olives, garlic, herbs, lemon juice, salt & live cultures


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Sundried Tomato & Basil

This classic flavor has just the right balance of tomato and basil. Naturally sweet from the sundried tomatoes, this is a perfect accompaniment with scrambled eggs, salmon, pasta, crostini or bruchetta, or use as a dip for crudité or a topping for bagels or crackers.Naturally Fermented, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Probiotic

Ingredients: Cashews, water, sundried tomatoes, coconut oil, basil, garlic, salt & live cultures


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Garlic Herb

The mix of garden herbs and roasted garlic is an age old favorite, adding the silky creaminess of cashews puts it over the top! So versatile that it goes with just about everything: roasted veggies, baked or mashed potatoes, rice, pasta, hot dogs, grilled steak, chicken or fish. Naturally Fermented, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Probiotic

Ingredients: Cashews, water, garlic, coconut oil, herbs & spices, lemon juice, salt & live cultures


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Cilantro Lime

Fresh cilantro offers a bright summer taste even in the dead of winter, and the tiny kick of jalapeno at the end is just enough “kick.” This flavor is a perfect addition to any Mexican recipe, or as a topping on corn-on-the-cob, chili, scrambled eggs, breakfast toast, rice, potatoes, grilled chicken, fish, or shrimp. Also perfect as a dip for crudité or crackers. Naturally Fermented, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Probiotic.

Ingredients: Cashews, water, garlic, coconut oil, herbs & spices, lemon juice, salt & live cultures


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Classic

The natural tang is more pronounced in this flavor making it a perfect potato or taco salad topping. Top with smoked salmon or jam on crackers or bagels, or add to soup to add a creamy richness. Naturally Fermented, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Probiotic.

Ingredients: Cashews, water, lemon juice, salt & live cultures

 

 

 
 

Contacts, Markets, Stocklist

everything you need to know from where to find us to how to reach us.


 

Markets

Saturday:

Vashon Farmers Market - 10 am - 2 pm

17519 Vashon Highway SW

Sunday:

Ballard Farmers Market - 10 am - 3 pm

5300 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107


Retail

Figdbo.com- BUY ONLINE TODAY

Thriftway - Vashon ONLY


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