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Comfort Food Redo: Vegan Mac n’ Cheese

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Comfort food cravings are hard to curve. With this recipe you get the best of both worlds: that unbeatable feeling of having a warm bowl of Mac n’ Cheese in your hands without feeling as though you took ten steps backwards on your wellness journey. So how does this dish mimic that cheesy goodness that makes Mac n’ Cheese a lifetime favorite? Well, the secret is the cashew sauce… it’s packed with flavor and plenty of protein! Kick it up a notch and use gluten free pasta (try brown rice shells), and you’ll have a new favorite go-to vegan dish that even the kids will love.



(Serves 4-5)

  • 12 oz. uncooked pasta

For the cheese sauce:

  • 1 cup raw cashews (soaked for a couple hours/overnight)
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Salt to taste
You can find detailed instructions for this recipe on the blog The Garden Grazer. Enjoy!
Kaitlin, of the blog The Garden Grazer is a self proclaimed vegetable enthusiast who enjoys making recipes that complement her passion for veggies. Her blog features recipes that are a creative and delicious take on eating fresh. For more from Kaitlin and all things The Garden Grazer, connect with her on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

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