With the holiday season upon us, now is the perfect time to experiment with new flavors and try something new. There are many vegan cheeses available at supermarkets and health food stores, but sometimes homemade is just more satisfying! Whether or not you’re vegan, these plant-based cheeses are a unique addition to your cheeseboard this Christmas.

9 Vegan Recipes for Your Christmas Cheeseboard

1. Cashew Cream Cheese

This dairy-free cheese doesn’t even involve cooking. Check it out here.

2. Smoked Cashew Cheese

Sweet, creamy and full of nutrients. Find the recipe here.

3. Gouda Cheese

This mouthwatering gouda is also great on grilled cheese. See it here.

4. Melted Cheese

Great for dipping, as well as on foods like pizza and nachos. Learn more about this cheese right here.

5. Garlic and Herb Cheese

This cheese tastes of garlic and lemon and is soft and cheesy- yum! See the recipe here.

6. Spiced Cashew Dip

Try this spiced cashew dip on crackers. You can find the recipe online.

7. Cheddar Cheese

This cheese is great as an appetizer. Find this easy to prepare recipe online.

8. Queso Dip

This slightly spicy, super cheesy dip can be found right here.

9. Cranberry and Thyme Cheese Ball

Nutritious, delicious and complete with festive colors. See more right here.