This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy.

We all know by now that fermented foods are good for the gut and have many other health benefits like improving your immune system, helping with digestion, and may help in supporting mental health as well. From tempeh, to vegan camembert, and yogurts, here are 17 delicious vegan fermented recipes.

If you like to experiment in the kitchen, or just want a fun project to try, you are going to love these recipes!


Tempeh is high in protein and actually very easy to make at home. All you need are some beans, tempeh starter, and white vinegar.

How to Make Tempeh in the Instant Pot
Easily make your own tempeh in an Instant Pot! No other equipment is required. It's cheaper and tastes a lot better than store-bought tempeh!
Make This Recipe
Okara Tempeh
Wondering what to do with leftover soybean pulp? Make your own okara tempeh! This homemade tempeh is high in protein, has no bitterness, and can be used in countless ways!
Make This Recipe
Black Bean Tempeh (Soy-Free!)
3-Ingredient homemade tempeh that is soy-free! Made from black beans, it's easy to make and is just as delicious as soy tempeh!
Make This Recipe
How To Make Chickpea Tempeh
Chickpea tempeh made from scratch! Soy-free, gluten-free, it requires only 3 ingredients and some patience!
Make This Recipe

Vegan Cheeses

Probably some of the most popular recipes on Full of Plants! These vegan cheeses have nothing to envy to dairy cheeses!

Vegan Aged Camembert Cheese
The best vegan aged cheese. It tastes just like a real camembert and has a white and flowery rind!
Make This Recipe
Vegan Blue Cheese
Vegan blue cheese that tastes like the real one! Made using traditional cheese-making techniques and only 5 ingredients. A creamy, sharp, and strong cheese.
Make This Recipe
The Best Vegan Cream Cheese
Rich and perfectly tangy cashew cream cheese that is naturally fermented! Delicious in sandwiches, toasts, or stirred into curries, soups, and more!
Make This Recipe
Vegan Washed-Rind Cheese
Learn how to make your own aged washed-rind vegan cheese! It's stinky, super creamy, and completely vegan!
Make This Recipe
Hickory Smoked Vegan Cheese
Aged cashew cheese that is smoked over hickory wood chips. Smoky, buttery, and full of complex flavors!
Make This Recipe
Vegan Cheese Fondue
The BEST vegan cheese fondue! Incredibly rich, super cheesy, and prepared from cultured cashew cream! This vegan fondue is comfort food at its best!
Make This Recipe
Vegan Sun-Dried Tomato Camembert
Amazing vegan camembert packed with sun-dried tomato flavor. Garlicky, savory, and so creamy! You have never tried anything like this!
Make This Recipe

Dairy-Free Yogurts

Yogurt makes a light and fresh dessert, but is also great for breakfast with some granola, nuts, or fresh fruits. Here are two of my favorite yogurt recipes!

Cashew & Almond Yogurt (Greek-Style!)
SO creamy, perfectly tangy, and thick vegan yogurt made from just 5 ingredients! Gum-free, agar-free, coconut-free, and super easy to make!
Make This Recipe
Vegan Almond Milk Yogurt
Smooth and creamy homemade yogurt made from almond milk. Healthy, packed with good bacteria, and easy to make!
Make This Recipe


From miso to fermented tofu and butter, condiments keep well and are perfect to add flavor to your dishes!

How to Make Fermented Tofu (Chao)
Learn how to make fermented tofu, also known as Chao, from scratch! It's the perfect condiment to use in sauces, marinades, soups, and more!
Make This Recipe
Homemade Vegan Butter (Cultured!)
Creamy and spreadable cultured vegan butter that smells and tastes like real butter! Palm oil-free, soy-free, and dairy-free!
Make This Recipe
How to Make Chickpea Miso
Learn how to make your own chickpea miso from scratch! It's buttery, a bit sweet, and packed with umami! Plus, it is soy-free!
Make This Recipe
Homemade Fermented Buffalo Sauce (From Scratch!)
6-ingredient homemade hot sauce made from scratch and fermented for 7 days. It tastes just like Frank's Red Hot!
Make This Recipe
Share this recipe!

About the Author

Thomas Pagot is the founder, photographer, and recipe developer behind Full of Plants. He created the blog in 2016 as a personal cookbook for vegan recipes. Through years of recipe development, Thomas has successfully grown Full of Plants into a trusted resource for plant-based recipes.

Learn more ➜

Leave a Comment

Notify of

Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Wow. Keeper!

Cant wait to make all soon for me i never had plant based fermented recipes before perfect for my after office snacks love your recipes and food as always brightens up my day everyday after work