1 cup cashews, soaked and drained (soak for 2+ hours in cool water or 10 minutes in hot water)
1/2–3/4 cup water
1–2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder (optional)
1/4 tsp onion powder (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Use 1/2 cup water for a dipping sauce; 3/4 cup water for a pasta sauce/drizzling sauce.
Blend well until smooth and creamy.