Cashews are high in calories. They packed with soluble dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals. Cashews can be enjoyed as a snack as they are. They can also be eaten salted or sweetened. Cashews have recently been used to make dairy alternatives, such as cashew milk, cashew-based cheese and cashew-based cream sauces and sour cream. Cashews are a good source of magnesium, Cashews contain fat, but these are mostly unsaturated fats, which are healthful in moderate quantities.