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Should I just get over it and try it or do I have legitimate reason to be scared?<br><br>
I've heard good things about Daiya mozzarella shreds and I really miss pizza but I just read an old thread where someone says it smells like feet!! Eek.
 

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I've not found many cheese substitutes that I liked, with the exception of a parmesan one. I've never had Daiya, though - we don't get it over here.<br><br>
I find that replacing the cheese in other ways, or just leaving it off, is the best way to go. Cheeseless pizza is delicious.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>AeryFairy</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2975955"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
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What do you do - - just sauce and veggies?
 

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Afraid? The worst that can happen is it can taste bad, and then you just stop eating! Really though, people often make oppinions about foods long before they taste them and it's a shame because it may be something they love! I'm not a faux cheese fan, but I'd encourage you to try for yourself, and some are much better than others. If possible, I try new ones every now and again, just incase I find one I love - I don't want to miss out!<br><br>
If possible, try going to a vegan food fayre, so you can taste test lots of products without having to invest heftily each time. I find it's the best way to try new products, as they're often pricey and so buying one of each to try isn't feesable. If not pick a few you've herd the best reveiws about to try!<br><br>
I'm from the UK and I've found cream sheese to be the best I've found. I also like nutritional yeast, which isn't vegan cheese, but some people think it has a "cheesy" taste and I like it sprinkled over pasta like you would parmasan. I've also seen people use vegan mayonaise on pizza instead of cheese, which imo was nice for about half a pizza, and then got a bit much!<br><br>
Go experiment <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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I have been eating cheese less pizza for years because I don't tolerate milk products. I used to get cheese less pepperoni pizza. Since I am eating a plant based diet now, I tried a pizza with veggies and it was so good. I really don't miss meat at all.
 

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I've heard good things about Daiya mozzarella shreds and I really miss pizza but I just read an old thread where someone says it smells like feet!! Eek.</div>
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So does a lot of Italian cheese. Mission accomplished I'd say <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Well, I like plenty of vegan cheeses. And I think everyone should try new things (so long as they don't require others to suffer or die). So yeah, you should try vegan cheese.<br><br>
Check out this guide to vegan cheeses by All American Vegan: <a href="http://www.allamericanvegan.com/a-guide-to-vegan-cheese/" target="_blank">http://www.allamericanvegan.com/a-gu...-vegan-cheese/</a><br><br>
However, if you're having this much anxiety about it then just forget it. It's not like you need it.
 

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You should be afraid. Very very afraid. After I let it in the house, vegan cheese killed my family in the night. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/bigcry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":cry:">
 

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Yep its amazing.
 

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You should be afraid. Very very afraid. After I let it in the house, vegan cheese killed my family in the night. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/bigcry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":cry:"></div>
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I guess I was lucky then. I had a package of vegan cheese push me down a flight of stairs. I woke up about an hour later, to find my TV gone. Next day I learned the cheese was found dead in an alley from a heroin overdose.
 

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I tried mozzarella Daiya for the first time the other week. I was making homemade pizza and melted it on top. It was pretty good!<br>
I put it on half of the pizza, and you know what? I almost preferred the half with just the sauce and mountain of veggies <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/lick.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lick:"> (tomatoes, black olives, green peppers, spinach, mushrooms...)<br>
Vegan pizza is SO much better than greasy cheesy pizzas. All those fresh veggies <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/drool.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":drool:">
 

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I'm not so much a fan of mozzeralla Daiya, but the cheddar is <i>great</i> for real grilled cheese, also good on Mexican style pizza- a little goes a long way. I usually put about half in a zip bag to freeze- it freezes well. They have a new pepperjack I haven't tried yet.<br>
I really got to love pizza with both black and green olives, artichoke hearts, and lots of mushrooms, onions, and red peppers. I don't know how widespread Romeos pizzas are, but they make a good cheeseless- regular crust, and their own sauce are vegan.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>JerseyVegan</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2975950"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Should I just get over it and try it or do I have legitimate reason to be scared?<br><br>
I've heard good things about Daiya mozzarella shreds and I really miss pizza but I just read an old thread where someone says it smells like feet!! Eek.</div>
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Ellen Degenrous has a good Vegan pizza making video on her website and she don't use cheese.
 

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I've tried a few. Some are good, some are bad. I try them and then they end up sitting in the fridge until they are so old I just won't use them. I think I just prefer to not have a cheese substitute.<br><br>
Of the one's I have tried, Daiya is the best. Give it a shot, you might like it.
 

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The only thing to fear is wasting money on something you might end up hating...!<br><br>
Assume you don't mind taking a risk, I would recommend trying a couple of varieties to see what you think. None of the ones I've tried have been inedible. I didn't like Daiya mostly due to the texture, but Follow Your Heart is pretty good, and I also like the Galaxy vegan slices (make sure they say "vegan").<br><br>
Everyone has their own preferences and you might find some varieties work better for certain applications. For example, I like Follow Your Heart mozzarella on lasagna, and the Galaxy slices in grilled cheese. For mac and cheese, I like to make my own cheesy sauces from recipes like <a href="http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=7126.0" target="_blank">this bulk uncheese mix made with raw cashews and nutritional yeast</a> or <a href="http://simplytink.blogspot.com/2010/11/my-stove-top-mac-and-cheeze.html" target="_blank">this tofu based cheese sauce</a>. I don't mind Daiya on those tofurkey frozen pizzas.<br><br>
I've also found that I like a lot of things without cheese -- pasta with veggies and/or sauce, pizza, tacos/burritos, etc. If you didn't like cheese much before, there's probably no need to replace it. I was a big cheese lover, though. I never would have guessed I would like so many foods without the cheese! Sometimes I've found that cheese is just overkill when I have a lot of veggies and other yummy flavors in a dish.
 

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Yep! My favourite is a thick, doughy base with a decent amount of sauce, piled high with mushrooms, sweetcorn, onions and peppers. I've known omnis bow down to its awesomeness.
 

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Should I just get over it and try it or do I have legitimate reason to be scared?<br><br>
I've heard good things about Daiya mozzarella shreds and I really miss pizza but I just read an old thread where someone says it smells like feet!! Eek.</div>
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Daiya and We Can't Say It's Cheese are the only ones worth mentioning. They are the only ones that taste like real food. Galaxy Nutritional's "cheese" is like yellow turds from Satan's ass. Others I've had are just...bland.
 

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My usual pizza is spinach, tomatoes, and black beans. I don't use sauce at all and it's awesome.
 

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Wow I never thought of a pizza without cheese before, I really need to quit this stereotypical food habit I have, the pizzas you are all describing sound quite tasty. We're pineapple obsessed in our house so it'd probably be ALL pineapple <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 
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