Vegan Mac ‘N Cheese

This recipe was inspired by Anthony William‘s Broccoli Mac and Cheese. Healthy and delicious comfort food!

Vegan Mac ‘N Cheese

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 6+

This recipe was inspired by Anthony William's Broccoli Mac and Cheese. Healthy and delicious comfort food!


  • 12 oz elbow rice pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon of refined coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, chopped
  • 1 small yellow squash, chopped
  • 2 cups of chopped mushrooms
  • 1 cup of chopped broccoli florets
  • 2 cups cashews
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of hot paprika or more to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Fill a large pot with water; cover and place over high heat
  3. Heat oil in skillet; be careful not to overheat
  4. Sauté the onions for two minutes
  5. Add the zucchini, yellow squash, and mushrooms; continue to sauté for approximately five more minutes
  6. Stir the chopped broccoli florets into the sautéd veggies; turn off stove
  7. Cook pasta, stirring occasionally; do not overcook
  8. While pasta is cooking, place the cheese sauce ingredients in a blender and blend approximately a minute until completely smooth
  9. Combine drained pasta, cheese sauce, and vegetables in a casserole dish.
  10. Optional: sprinkle with bread crumbs
  11. Bake for 20 minutes


When cooking rice pasta use plenty of water or the pasta will come out starchy