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I just went to Sun Harvest and bought some nutritional yeast since I've heard so much about it from vegans. Um, am I the only one who thinks the stuff smells and tastes like feet? I did not like the stuff at all but will try to either aquire the taste or just east a couple of spoonfulls a day w/ a chaser. I know it is very beneficial for healthy vegans, which is why I'm going to try to force myself to consume the stuff. I've heard a lot of people say it tastes like cheese....um...no.
 

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I just went to Sun Harvest and bought some nutritional yeast since I've heard so much about it from vegans. Um, am I the only one who thinks the stuff smells and tastes like feet? I did not like the stuff at all but will try to either aquire the taste or just east a couple of spoonfulls a day w/ a chaser. I know it is very beneficial for healthy vegans, which is why I'm going to try to force myself to consume the stuff. I've heard a lot of people say it tastes like cheese....um...no.</div>
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I sprinkle it on my Soy Ice Cream 99% of the time
 

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Of course it tastes bad on its own. It's good in tomato soup and can be used to make decent vaguely cheese-ish sauces. If you really want to consume a lot of it everyday, you could try mixing it into broth.
 

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It's definitely an acquired taste.<br><br><br><br>
While attempting to acquire it, don't touch it with your hands. They'll smell like feet for HOURS. No matter how much you wash them.<br><br><br><br>
All of a sudden, though, you'll find yourself craving it, ha. I like seasoning with it- especially in tomato or chickpea dishes, yum. Don't try uncheeses with it unless you like it. You won't like them, either.
 

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I usually add it to things where the other flavor takes over. Soup stocks, breads, etc. I don't think I could eat it alone, or even sprinkled onto something I couldn't stir it into (like cream of wheat or oatmeal or soup)
 

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I use it with tomato soups, in breads, pancakes, mix it into nayonaise and spread on a sandwich. So many ways to get it into food. It's awesome. Perfect with noodles also.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":love:"> hehe, with a chaser<br><br><br><br>
I don't think it's <i>that</i> bad. I like to put it in my cereal for some reason, but I don't like it in sauces--I think the color is a little off setting for me.
 

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Well you should put it in things you are cooking. Like pasta, salad or sprinkle on buttered bread. It has a funny smell but it's really good to use when cooking cheese substitutes.
 

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When I first went veg about 7 years ago, I didn't like nutritional yeast at ALL! It was nasty and I didn't understand why others liked it. After I had some time to separate myself from the norm of eating meat and lots of dairy, it grew on me. Now I put it on everything I can....spaghetti, tacos, soups, veggies....anything that sounds good. The taste has grown on me. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/hungry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":hungry:"><br><br><br><br>
I definitely use it for more of a cheese substitute. I cannot imagine it in soy ice cream or cereal. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/inquisitive.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":stinkeye:">
 

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i actually bought some for the first time today. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"><br><br><br><br>
at first i was put off by the smell but i had some on popcorn and it tasted really good!
 

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Hmm, I think you either like it or you don't. I happen to have loved it from the first time I tried. I don't eat it for nutritional value but just because I love the taste (I didn't even know it was that healthy...). I love making brown rice, melting some margarine on it, and then covering it in nutritional yeast. YUMM!<br><br><br><br>
If you don't like that taste that much (YET, most people will like it eventually), I would agree with what other people have said. Put it into things where it blends in rather than sticks out. Don't eat it by itself (I never do that either), and I would personally stay away from putting it on sweet things (soy icecream and nutritional yeast? can't tell you I'd ever try it, but props to people who like it).
 

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I had to start with little tiny bits mixed into tomato sauce. Then I gradually started enjoying it more and more. Now I'll dump it onto salads, into sauces, on popcorn.<br><br><br><br>
Couldn't imagine it on cereal or soy ice cream either though. Maybe someday I'll try that, but I doubt it!
 
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