May 15th, 2012

Substitute for vegan vanilla yogurt

Hi all! I'm strictly kosher in Toronto—which means that it's sometimes a challenge finding certain ingredients. I found a cole slaw recipe that looks interesting:

cabbage, carrot, fennel, Asian pear, craisins and scallions in a dressing made of vegan vanilla yogurt, lemon juice, 1/2 tsp sugar, salt and pepper.

Problem is, I'm having a hard time finding nondairy yogurt under valid kosher certification. It occurred to me that I can probably do something with Tofutti Sour Supreme, vanilla extract, and agave/sugar, but I'm a little hazy on the proportions.

Any suggestions? If there's a better substitution, I'm open, but I've been checking a few stores in the area for any kind of kosher soygurt (or other non-dairy equivalent) and come up empty.

Thanks!