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The Ultimate Vegan & Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

The perfect recipe for those wanting to enjoy Mac & Cheese BUT want it gluten free and dairy free. Or maybe are in search of a vegan recipe!


  • 180 g Gluten Free Macaroni I use Heinz Gluten Free Macaroni Pasta
  • 150 g Cashews soaked for a few hours till softer
  • 2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 Tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Chilli Paste or finely chopped fresh chilli
  • 200 ml Vegetable Stock or water if you prefer
  • Crushed Nature's Path Mesa Sunrise Cereal


  • Preheat your oven to 200
  • Boil your gluten free macaroni until cooked, this usually takes about 8 minutes.
  • Drain your pasta and put to one side
  • To a blender add your soft cashews, nutritional yeast, corn flour, cumin, chilli & water. (If you eat garlic you might like to add a very small amount of garlic paste at this stage too)
  • Blend until your mix is smooth & creamy - this is your Cashew 'Cheese' sauce!
  • Place your gluten free macaroni in a casserole dish & pour your cashew cheese sauce on top.
  • Mix it in thoroughly. (If you like a more gooey, oozy macaroni cheese, don't be afraid to put more sauce on!)
  • Top with a mix of grated vegan cheese & of course your crushed Mesa Sunrise for that delicious, textured Mac and Cheese crunch!
  • Bake in your preheated oven for around 15 - 20 minutes until golden.
  • Remove from the oven & serve with some chopped coriander on top (optional)
  • Enjoy!