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Noochy Licious Nutritional Yeast Review

Quick reminder that the information in this article should not be taken as medical advice and this is a review only. I do not sell this product, but I do include links for where you can purchase. Gloriously Vegan is the brand who sells Noochy Licious.

This review contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Noochy Licious is a nutritional yeast product made by the folks at Gloriously Vegan. It’s 100% natural, non-fortified, non-GMO, dairy-free, gluten-free, organic and vegan. Do we recommend it? Read on for our review!

This bag was sent to me from Noochy Licious and my review is based on my experience alone. Please read the “Cons” section and “Review Summary” before making a decision on whether to purchase.

Noochy Licious Nutritional Yeast bag

I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve been behind the times on the nutritional yeast (a.k.a. “nooch”) trend.

While this is a vegetarian site, I eat vegan when I can, though I had never understood the obsession with nutritional yeast as a cheese replacement.

Until now!

What is Nutritional Yeast?

Nutritional yeast is a common vegan substitute to use for adding a cheesy flavor without the actual cheese.

It is sold as flakes or as a powder and is generally slightly “nutty” tasting also.

It is a “dead” yeast as opposed to active yeasts like the kind used for yeast breads. Naturally low in sodium, fat-free, sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan.

Some nutritional yeasts are fortified with synthetic nutrients that aren’t naturally occurring in the food, but Noochy Licious is not fortified (no additives).

Noochy licious nutritional yeast photo in the bag

Noochy Licious Health Benefits

Nutritional yeast naturally contains protein and other trace minerals.

On the topic of protein: Nutritional yeast is actually a COMPLETE protein, meaning it contains all 9 essential amino acids!

I’m not sure why Noochy Licious nutritional facts are displayed for each 100 grams instead of only one serving – but keep this in mind when you’re reading the label!

Note that this one is UNfortified, which means it does not have any additives or added B-12.

The 54 grams of protein for the 100 grams is for almost 1/4 of a pound. Each tablespoon of Noochy Licious actually contains about 4.5 grams of protein.

Noochy Licious nutritional yeast bag of bag with nutritional facts

Noochy Licious is manufactured in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in small batches of several hundred at a time and come in 1-lb bags.

What Can I Add Noochy-Licious to?

Sprinkle on top of popcorn, or replace for any dish that uses grated cheese (especially parmesan!). My favorite is on pasta, veggies and salads.

Not gonna lie, I’ve also just eaten Noochy Licious plain when I was taste-testing – I think it’s THAT good.

This is personally my favorite nutritional yeast, taste-wise. Obviously this is subjective!

Even if you’re not vegan, they have very interesting information on their website about why it’s better for you and the environment than regular cheese.

Cons of Noochy Licious

  • While this is personally the best-tasting nutritional yeast I have tried (though I haven’t tried every one out there), it is more expensive than buying from a bulk grocer.
  • Their nutritional facts are confusing as it is listed for the entire bag.
  • This is UNfortified – which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but something to be aware of if you are looking to add nutritional yeast specifically for the added B-12. You would need a fortified version to get the B-12 vitamins.
  • I’ve heard from many readers that their website is confusing and prompts them to buy more than they meant to order. Additionally, their customer service seems to be hard to get ahold of, based on your comments.

Review Summary of Noochy Licious Nutritional Yeast

Noochy Licious is the brand of nutritional yeast I personally use. That said, there are some issues with their ordering process.

I’ve received some comments that readers have accidentally signed up for a subscription, so please pay close attention to your chosen options when ordering.

I’d recommend starting with a single bag if you haven’t tried it before.

Please note that since this review is based on my experience (and I am not the seller of this product), I welcome questions in the comments below that I can help answer but I will remove comments that are related to customer service.

Their email is I understand that some of you have had slow responses from them, but I am not responsible for their customer support.

If you are ready to buy your own supply of Noochy Licious nutritional yeast, you can grab a bag from their website.

Noochy Licious nutritional yeast bags with some yeast flakes poured into a container

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Denise Bartashnik

Friday 7th of August 2020

I would like to know if you can send me a sample please I dont want to buy it and not sure if I am going to like it


Friday 7th of August 2020

Hi Denise, I don't think they offer samples (I'm not the seller) but you could always split a bag with a friend!


Friday 31st of July 2020

Is this soy free?


Tuesday 9th of June 2020

Is Noochy Licious kosher?

Cori Williams

Saturday 25th of July 2020

@Kelly, I thought I remembered reading that on the it was on the Facebook ad.


Saturday 13th of June 2020

I don't see anything about it being kosher on their packaging or their website, but you could try to email them and ask!


Sunday 24th of May 2020

Yes! I thought I was ordering $17+ dollars worth, a starter pack, but ended up paying ~$85 for five packages. I received a communication from the co-owner, I believe, asking me to complete a survey. I asked for recipes (I’d gotten nothing but the packages of yeast), and said I’d provide feedback once I’d used it. I also told him about the problem ordering. He replied with a recipe link but did not address the problem with the order. It’s going to take me forever to use all the yeast that was sent (all powdered); because of that, and what I felt like was a tricky checkout-I placed the order still thinking it would be $17-I will not order from Noochy Licious again.

Denise Bartashnik

Friday 7th of August 2020

@Rafaela, that happened to me to I thought I was paying 17 for one and I paid 85 dollars

vincent oglesby

Sunday 2nd of August 2020


Just looking at that myself.. so I,m assuming that 1 bag costs 29.95 Does it taste as good as they claim??

Thanks Much, Vince

Delores Mann

Wednesday 24th of June 2020

@RTafaela,They did me the same way. I ordered 1 bag with 2 cookbooks. I ended up with 5 bags for $89.00 They said they do not have a return label for me to send it back. They have made so many mistakes with my order. I hope that people stop buying from them.

patricia layton

Tuesday 9th of June 2020


This company puts no contact information to solve any issues! I am very disappointed in the professionalism of this company.

Wanda Jenkins

Sunday 9th of February 2020

I use nooch in my cooking ALL THE TIME, making seitan, vegan cheese, salad dressings, etc. I've bought from Whole Foods, Sprouts, and local health food stores. What makes yours so different and why should I pay double the price for your product? Do you have a sample pack? I'm in several FB groups where we all use nooch and I'd love to sing your praises if it so much better than what everyone else sells.

patricia layton

Tuesday 9th of June 2020

@Kelly, The emails that I have been given do not work, they go right back to their advertisements. Is there a phone number or an email that actually does get in touch with anyone?


Tuesday 11th of February 2020

Hi Wanda, this is not my product! This is only a review. Please follow the links in the post or find the email in the comments above and contact the company directly (Gloriously Vegan) if you have any further questions. I personally really like this brand and it's sold in 1-lb bags which is why it's a little more expensive than some others. Best of luck!

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