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Healthy Charcuterie Board

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Summary

This environmentally friendly, cruelty-free and healthy whole-food version of a charcuterie board is everything you’d ever want in a plant-based appetizer: crunchy crackers, creamy cashew cheese, savory tempeh bacon, and sour, pungent, sweet and bitter olives. It’s a party for all your tastebuds!

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time1 hrCook Time20 minsTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients

 16 2-Ingredient Flax Crackers (link in notes)
 1 cup Herbed Cashew Cheese (link in notes)
 8 oz Tempeh Bacon (link in directions, strips cut into quarters)
 5 sprigs rosemary (fresh)
 ¼ cup dijon mustard

Directions

1

Make the 2-Ingredient Flax Crackers ahead and store in the pantry for up to one month.

2

Make the Herbed Cashew Cheese and store in the refrigerator for 5–7 days.

3

Make the Tempeh Bacon and store in the refrigerator for 5–7 days.

4

Assemble your charcuterie board: Place the cashew cheese in a bowl, sliced tempeh bacon on a plate, crackers on a plate, olives in a small bowl, and dijon mustard in a condiment bowl. Place all of them on a wooden charcuterie board or your favorite serving platter.

5

Place the rosemary sprigs around the board or platter.

6

Don’t forget to include a serving knife for the cheese, tongs for the tempeh and crackers and other cutlery for the olives and dijon mustard!

Chef's Notes

2-Ingredient Flax Crackers
Recipe can be found here.

Herbed Cashew Cheese
Recipe can be found here.

Tempeh Bacon
Recipe can be found here.

Substitutions
Instead of dijon mustard use brown mustard or a vegan mayonnaise or yogurt.

Instead of making your own crackers, use an organic whole-grain cracker from the grocery store.

In place of olives, try pickled vegetables.

Instead of rosemary, use fresh thyme or oregano.

Ingredients

 16 2-Ingredient Flax Crackers (link in notes)
 1 cup Herbed Cashew Cheese (link in notes)
 8 oz Tempeh Bacon (link in directions, strips cut into quarters)
 5 sprigs rosemary (fresh)
 ¼ cup dijon mustard

Directions

1

Make the 2-Ingredient Flax Crackers ahead and store in the pantry for up to one month.

2

Make the Herbed Cashew Cheese and store in the refrigerator for 5–7 days.

3

Make the Tempeh Bacon and store in the refrigerator for 5–7 days.

4

Assemble your charcuterie board: Place the cashew cheese in a bowl, sliced tempeh bacon on a plate, crackers on a plate, olives in a small bowl, and dijon mustard in a condiment bowl. Place all of them on a wooden charcuterie board or your favorite serving platter.

5

Place the rosemary sprigs around the board or platter.

6

Don’t forget to include a serving knife for the cheese, tongs for the tempeh and crackers and other cutlery for the olives and dijon mustard!

Healthy Charcuterie Board