Cauliflower Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese

Ingredients

  • 150g cooked and cooled sweet potato flesh
  • 100g cooked and cooled cauliflower
  • 60g smooth roast cashew butter
  • 3 - 6 tbsp nutritional yeast depending on how cheesy you would like your sauce!
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 200ml - 250ml oat milk or cashew milk
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp (15g) Pea Protein

To Serve

  • 300g uncooked dried elbow pasta
  • 4 handfuls finely chopped kale
  • 4 tsp vegan friendly basil pesto
  • Potato chips/crisps of choice; vegan friendly

Just because it’s January (and Veganuary) doesn’t mean you have to give up, all forms of indulgence.

Here is a delicious vegan friendly protein mac and cheese recipe for some hearty and comforting indulgence!

 

Vegan Cauliflower Sweet Potato Protein Mac and Cheese 2

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions.
  2. Blend together all sauce ingredients with the exception of the protein powder until perfectly smooth and silky in a high-speed blender. Start with 200 ml of oat milk and add more if necessary either before or after you add the protein powder.
  3. Add protein powder and blend to combine.
  4. Season to taste with Pink Himalayan Rock Salt.
  5. Mix shredded kale with pesto.
  6. Add sauce to cooked and drained pasta.
  7. Serve topped with some of the kale pesto slaw and crisps of choice! Dig in!!!