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Posted on November 3, 2015
Here at Daiya, we firmly believe that every day should be Sandwich Day – but November 3 is apparently the day to celebrate one of the most popular hand-held meals around. And what better way to honor your favorite sandwich than by turning it into a deliciously dairy-free delight with the help of quick, easy and convenient Daiya Slices? Already sliced and ready to pair with your bread and other fillings, Daiya Slices are undoubtedly a sandwich’s best friend.
Here are some creative and tasty ways to use each flavor:
When you ask a group of people what their favorite type of cheese is, cheddar is always one of the first responses – and we’re proud to offer a dairy-free variety with the taste and texture of its dairy counterpart. Make the most of Daiya Cheddar Style Slices’s melty, gooey properties by using them in a hot Panini, like one of these:
Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich, from The Spruce Eats (with sourdough bread and Daiya cheese)
Vegan Philly Cheese Sandwich, from HealthyHappyLife (with red bell peppers, sweet onions, chilies, black pepper and spices)
While it can certainly be used to make other things, Swiss cheese does seem specially built for sandwiches – and with good reason. The distinct flavor and texture pair well with fresh veggies and bold ingredients. For example, try:
Open-Faced Grilled Cheese, from Guy Gone Vegan (with sliced yellow tomatoes and red onion)
Vegan Grilled Ruben Sandwich, from the TryVeg.com blog (with rye bread, vegan butter and Daiya dairy-free swiss cheese)
The mild, creamy flavor of provolone allows it to pair well with sweeter ingredients like jam or fresh fruit – and so it’s a wonderful cheese to choose when making a sandwich that bridges the gap between lunchtime and dessert. In particular, we’re loving these ideas:
Peach-Provolone Grilled Cheese, from Healthy Happy Life (flavored with maple syrup and a dash of cayenne pepper)
Pan-Seared Bananas and Chocolate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich, from Namely Marly (served hot and sweet on crusty bread)
For more deliciously dairy-free culinary inspiration, be sure to visit our recipes page.
January 12, 2016