Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

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Everybody needs a warm and delicious bowl of comfort food sometimes! Macaroni and Cheese has always been one of my favorites, so naturally, I had to make a vegan version! No comfort food should cause others immeasurable pain and suffering. So here is my cruelty-free version of Macaroni and Cheese!

Ingredients:

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1. Macaroni noodles (make sure they contain no eggs!)

2. Your favorite vegan cheese shreds. I use Mozzarella style from Trader Joe’s.

3. Non-Dairy milk. I use coconut milk for its rich, smooth, and creamy texture.

4. Non-dairy butter spread. I use coconut oil spread.

5. Optional: Chopped vegetables. I use Broccoli.

Steps

1. Cook the noodles in boiling water.

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2. Chop the vegetables and set aside.

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3. When the noodles are halfway done, begin preparing the sauce. I boil about 2 teaspoons of non-dairy milk in a pot so the cheese will have something to melt into. Then, add the cheese a tablespoon at a time, stirring constantly and adding non-dairy milk to thin it to the texture you desire.

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4. Cook the vegetables by either putting them in the boiling water with the noodles or steaming them in a separate pan.

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5. Once the noodles are soft, strain them and put them in a bowl with the vegetables. Add 2 teaspoons of non-dairy butter and stir.

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6. Pour the cheese sauce over the noodles and vegetables and stir. Add salt and pepper to taste, if you wish.

Enjoy!

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There’s no way to tell that this Macaroni and Cheese is vegan. Test it out on your non-vegan friends and see! As your taste buds will surely tell you, the only thing you have to give up when you go vegan is cruelty. 🙂 🙂 🙂

If you try out this recipe, I would love to know how it turns out!

Best,

Leila

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