Cashew & Quinoa Loaf Recipe

| 8/7/2015 10:01:00 AM

I love this loaf! It is the ideal main dish to serve any time of year and it takes the place of meat for a family or company supper. This savory loaf is packed with pleasing textures and flavors. The red peppers and vegan cheese make the presentation so colorful too.

homemade cashew loaf

Cashew & Quinoa Loaf Recipe

Makes 5 to 6 servings


• 1-1/2 cups raw cashews
• 1 cup (packed) fresh whole grain breadcrumbs (about 2 slices, see note)
• 1-1/2 cups cooked and cooled quinoa (see note)
• 4 tablespoons wheat germ, plus more as needed
• 1 cup diced onion
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 2 teaspoons vegetable broth, plus more as needed
• 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil (optional)
• 1 teaspoon tamari
• 1/2 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk, plus more as needed
• Zest of one large lemon
• 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
• Freshly ground pepper

• 1/2 cup diced onion
• 1 cup diced sweet red pepper
• 2 tablespoons water or vegetable broth, plus more as needed
• 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil (optional)
• 1/2 cup shredded vegan cheese (optional)
• 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
• Freshly ground pepper


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a 9x5 loaf pan with unbleached parchment paper, allowing a 2 to 3 inch overhang on the two lengthwise sides of the pan.

Subscribe today and save 58%

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living !

Mother Earth LivingWelcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

click me