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Oil-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

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Oil-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese | The Vegan Abroad

Who doesn’t love a big bowl of macaroni and cheese? I know I do, but I honestly couldn’t even tell the last time that I had it. Until now. This oil-free vegan macaroni and cheese has made all of my macaroni and cheese dreams come true.

Oil-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese | The Vegan Abroad

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is probably one of the farthest things away from health. Look at these ingredients:

Kraft macaroni and cheese ingredients

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese might as well be renamed poison with how nasty those ingredients are. Luckily you don’t have to give up macaroni and cheese. You should just give up the Kraft kind. This Oil-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese is a great alternative. There are no nasty ingredients allowed in this mac and cheese, only real food that you will feel good about eating.

Oil-Free Mac and Cheese (Vegan and Gluten Free) | Plant Over Processed

Oil-Free Mac and Cheese (Vegan and Gluten-Free)
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Serves: 2-3
  • 1 8 oz. package of brown rice elbow pasta
  • 1½ cups raw cashews
  • ¾ cup of water
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1½ tsp. salt salt
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp yellow mustard
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of turmeric
  1. Follow the package directions to cook the elbow pasta.
  2. Add the cashews, water, lemon juice, salt, nutritional yeast, garlic, chili powder, mustard, cayenne pepper, and turmeric to a high-speed blender, and blend until smooth.
  3. When the pasta is finished cooking, drain it and put it back in the pot.
  4. Pour in the cheese sauce, and mix to combine.
  5. Add any seasonings that you would like, and serve.

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