15 Dairy-Free Paleo Cheese Substitutes You can Make at Home. Autoimmune Paleo Diet Nut-Free and Dairy-Free “Cheese” (The Spunky Coconut) – nut-free. Basic Dairy-Free Cream Cheese (Primal Kitchen) – contains nuts (cashews). 2 days ago Undoubtedly, one of the hardest dairy products to substitute in cooking is cheese, mainly because of how it transforms when cooked. As cheese. Jul 2, Much of this information on how to substitute cheese is from my book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook. However, I've also added. Can't Give Up Cheese? Here's Why... (Explained under 5 Mins.) Dec 31, Try incorporating one of these dairy-free cheese alternatives into your meal next time you get a craving for the dairy-product. Apr 3, and wondering if anyone knows of a good substitute for the Asiago. I was also wondering if anyone has a good substitute for cheese in general. Apr 16, Hard and aged vegan cheeses are becoming more popular as companies look to make cheese alternatives beyond the usual soft, meltable.