Looks good right?! It was great!! And.... it’s Vegan! It was amazing!! No one could believe there was not any actual cheese in this Mac and Cheese! I picked up the recipe from a great blog called "That was Vegan?" I added a little Braggs nutritional yeast to take the cheesy taste up another notch. It was Delish and healthy!!
If you are looking for comfort food without the calories, fat and cholesterol this is the one to try! If you are thinking about converting to a Vegan or Vegetarian lifestyle this is a great intro to what yummy stuff can be created without using animal products! Give this dish a try! Even our children approved this one!
Helpful tips to keep in mind when making this recipe... I tried roasting my own butternut squash, I made too much so the first batch was more butternut squashy vs cheesy. For the second batch I went with the frozen butternut squash I say go that route, the recipe calls for 10 oz of butternut squash and the frozen package is exactly 10 oz so, no opportunity to screw up. Also, I am a lazy cook so I put all the following ingredients in the blender
- 2 T Earth Balance
- 3 T flour
- 2 cups vegetable stock
- 10-12 ounces of butternut squash, thawed
- 1 cup soy cream
- 1 small sweet onion very finely diced
- 1 bag Daiya cheddar
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 – 3/4 teaspoon Herbamere (or salt of your choice)
- Pepper to taste
Here is the link to the full recipe: