I'm so in love with Daiya…

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
Hostess
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Glad to know that there are gluten and diary free cheese options out there that are good.  I’m thinking I might have a problem with one of those two.

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

When I first switched to a vegan diet Daiya was my savior, lol. I don’t eat it anymore but I remember the discovery day!

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Daiya is pretty good stuff!  We eat a lot of Trader Joe’s almond “cheese” shreds around here, too, since FI needs to keep low on the soy.  But I’ve come to prefer the vegan cheese on (gf) pizza, admittedly!

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

@chercee:  I’m vegan (minus days where I can’t resist cheese on my pizza. Guess I’m not 100% vegan :-/ Haha!) but ive been so nervous to try this stuff!!! Any particular kind of daiya “cheese” that’s the best? I’ve heard it’s awesome or terrible lol

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 1994

I’ve had it on pizza. Love it!

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@chercee:  I love daiya! We don’t buy it very often, but it’s aweeesome on pizza. Tastes super weird raw though haha. I’ve heard the cream cheese is amazing!

Post # 9
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Sugar Beekeeper

I will have to try it! Thanks. 🙂

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

I keep hearing that it’s great!

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee

@chercee:  sounds like i  need to find Daiya in Australia!

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

DH can’t have any dairy, so I buy him Daiya occasionally. He likes the mozzarella flavor better than the cheddar one. Yes, a little does go a long way. I dumped it all over a pizza once like I’d do with actual cheese and the end result was this gross, overpowering, funky taste.

He also likes the Veggie Slices “cheese”. I think it’s rice cheese. Jalepeno is actually very good. Luckily we can get all sorts of stuff like this at our supermarket. 

 

 

 

 

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Enoch Turner School House

@chercee:  are you my sister? Lol. Hers are all allergies, and she was definitely ecstatic when she found daiya! 

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

My husband’s restaurant makes a vegan pizza with it and it is soooooo good. I actually have some in my fridge right now. Might have to eat a slice!

Post # 16
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Busy bee

First time I have ever heard of it. Maybe I need to search it out.

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