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#AD |Vegan Macaroni & Cheese Recipe (Cashew-Free!) -- A #dairyfree and #plantbased mac & cheese #recipe that doesn't require any prep or nuts for a quick & easy healthy #dinner idea that is full of #protein, fiber, and plant power! | @sinfulnutrition | @eatbanza | #glutenfree | #vegan | #vegetarian | #pasta | #macandcheese | #maindish |

Vegan Mac & Cheese {Cashew-Free}


A dairy-free and plant-based mac & cheese recipe that doesn't require any prep or nuts. A quick & easy healthy dinner idea that is full of protein, fiber, and plant power! 


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  • 1 (8 oz) box Banza pasta shells
  • 1 cup light (or full-fat) canned coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen, cubed butternut squash, thawed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch (or cornstarch if not strictly gluten-free)
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon white miso paste
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Set aside.
  2. In a high-powered blender, combine remaining ingredients.
  3. Blend on high until smooth.
  4. Heat a large, deep skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add sauce, and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce to a simmer, stirring occasionally until thickened.
  7. Add pasta, and stir to combine, and serve
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, nut-free, pasta, macaroni