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Vegan Pizza Cheese

Pizza cravings are the worst, for me, since turning vegan.  This recipes
gets a nice, gooey, cheesey topping going for a healthy pizza.  I'm not
posting complete pizza recipes because there are plenty out there.  This is
a thick sauce, like melted mozzarella, rather than a grated product that
melts under the broiler.  It's very low fat when you calculate the
nutritional content of your whole pizza (providing you've chosen a healthy,
low fat crust, sauce and filling).  ~Jacqueline

*Vegan Mozzarella Cheese*

1 cup water
2 small cloves roasted garlic
2 T fresh lemon juice
1 - 2 T tahini (the larger amount makes it cheesier)
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
3 T quick-cooking rolled oats
1 T arrowroot (or cornstarch)
1/8 t dry mustard
1.5 t onion powder
1/2 t salt, or salt-free seasoning

nutritonal yeast
a few toasted and pulverized almonds (optional)

        Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender, and process
until completely smooth.  Pour into a small saucepan and cook over medium
heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thick.  Pour or spoon over
assembled pizza, sprinkle with nutritional yeast (and optional almonds, if
desired), and heat in the oven according to your pizza recipe instructions.
        Cook the sauce until you reach the consistency you want - it will
thicken right up to a spread if you let it.  If you're going to have it sit
while you assemble the pizza, stop cooking when it's a little on the thin
side and cover the pot.  It thickens as it cools.

Optional additions:     1/2 T mellow (white/light) miso
                        For a smoked mozzarella, 
                          add 1/8 t liquid hickory smoke