It’s *so* good when it’s warm! While I can eat gluten and often eat dairy, I’m heading to a Friendsgiving party tonight and want to make something that my vegan and gluten free friends and I can all enjoy. I want to make your mac and cheese for superbowl . you best vegan recipes!! It turned out great! Thanks! It’s mostly salty and a little sweet and works wonderfully in Asian dishes, sauces, marinades, and more. Yes! Hi Deb! Made the pasta and added about half of bag of frozen peas towards the end of cook time and sauted some baby bellas in olive oil and garlic and added to pasta after it was drained. My question is: Do you know if this holds up well as a roux and as noodles *separately* that I can just mix together and warm when ready? This recipe is NO. Wow there are a lot of comments on this! I cannot wait to try this recipe! Cornstarch! Hope this helps! (She is super super picky) I am SO incredibly lost doing this milk and gluten free thing I feel like crying sometimes. We’ve actually made this a few times now and will continue to enjoy it! Made this for lunch today. Thanks so much for sharing! It can be found in most grocery stores, or online! Can I use a food processor instead of a blender? Delicious! I love mac and cheese, So simple, and yet so amazing! Only difference was the use of real parmesan cheese. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. I love that it’s a rue; that’s how my mom always made homemade mac’n’cheese growing up. It’s so easy my partner makes it with ease! … 1. can I use something other than almond milk? Return sauce back to skillet from earlier and cook over low heat until warmed and slightly thickened – about 2-3 minutes – whisking occasionally. Hi John, we think oat milk would work well. Hi! I had never made vegan mac ‘n cheese before, and this recipe was very easy to follow! Annette, did you try it without oil? I also added a little bit of cayenne to the sauce to give it a little kick. My kids (7, 5 and 1) all loved it. A good substitute for our family with dietary restrictions. Hi! Making vegan corn pudding truly couldn't be easier. Vegan Cabbage Stew (Bredie if you grew up in SA) Vegan food should be simple and tasty. Unfortunately it’s a key ingredient that makes the dish “cheesy.”. Thank you so much for posting. I added coconut “bacon” in for that extra hit of flavour and texture. Talk about comfort food without the guilt. im not going to lie I may have eaten a solid 1/3 of it hahah. Since going vegan Mac and Cheese is what I have missed and this recipe killed the craving! Serve it in individual portions or pile those layers into a trifle dish for a show stopping dessert. If you’ve tried this healthy-ish feel good Vegan Pudding recipe or any other recipe on FeelGoodFoodie, then don’t forget to rate the recipe and leave me a comment below! The second time I omitted the roasted garlic in order to save time and I actually liked the result better. Has anyone tried making this with soy milk? Then I sprinkled breadcrumbs on top and broiled till golden brown. Gurrrrl. Which ingredient can I replace arrowroot starch? Add pasta and 2 cups of the cheese to sauce, and toss to combine. Instructions To a mixing bowl add dairy free milk, chia seeds, maple syrup (to taste), and vanilla. It was insanely good and true to the flavors and consistency of tried and true Mac and cheese. It’s a Christmas miracle (in spring, no less). I have 2 teens gf df and one tween df and their teens so they can be difficult. Vegan pudding uses similar ingredients to regular pudding; it just need a bit more thickener, such as corn starch. Oh My!!! I have to avoid those for 4 months due to sensitivity. Thank you. But it didn’t really get the cheesiness factor. My husband has recently gone wheat free and can only eat limited dairy for health reasons and this made him so happy. Have you tried making just the sauce in advance? That’s totally cool. This was amazing…and versatile! and some BBQ tofu. Ended up adding extra yeast, salt, and pepper, along with some cumin, smoked paprika, and Dijon mustard… My husband said he honestly thought it was actual creamy cheese sauce until I told him otherwise. I’m crazy excited to give this a try! Thank you!!!! I had daiya on hand, which I’m not a fan of whatsoever, but decided to use it. Definitely putting this in our favorites rotation. I was wondering if I could make this in the morning and pop it in a baking dish then oven heat it for a luncheon? This was great, especially with sautéed kale, and the texture of the cheese was wonderful. I definitely don’t have any arrowroot starch! Every single one always comes out delish. How long would the garlic keep, if making ahead is possible? We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Yvonne! Question is if I am using flour instead of arrowroot starch do I use the same amount of flour as the starch? New tricks to scoop kiwi & mango. UNTIL YESTERDAY! And for those vegans that know daiya- it usually doesn’t melt…AT ALL! Once drained, stir it into the macaroni cheese … Lovely! I need to make a huge portion of this for a party – how do I make it in advance? We think that would work! Thanks so much for the lovely review, Brooklynn. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Also, when I broil the pasta at the end I like to top it with extra cheese shreds and some gluten free panko crumbs for a lil extra crunch/texture. Whoops forgot to give the much deserved five stars!!! Thank you for your time and effort in making this gluten free and vegan macaroni and cheese able to be a reality. I’m about to make this for myself for dinner tonight. I didn’t both blending and it was fine, but would have been better blended. Made the exact recipe… Loved it!!! I added sautéed mushrooms, diced tomatoes and a pinch of cayenne. I made a lil chia slurry bc I didn’t have either corn startch or arrowroot at the moment and it thickened up real quick! Omg I can’t wait to make this I’m ready to go the the market a day early just to make this lol…. I left a comment on a different Mac n cheese and was not happy with it because all I wanted was a creamy,salty and cheesy Mac n cheese. I made this for the family the other week! My husband and I loved this! Omg I’m sorry, I can’t type.. Thanks so much for sharing, Katie! HeyMollie, there is no difference btw regular and gf ? Even my very picky 4 year old granddaughter gave it two thumbs up. As mentioned in other comments, we recommend it as it contributes to the ‘cheesy’ flavor but is not required. Great recipe that I will put in my recipe box. Thanks for the recipie. I think I would use a couple more cloves of garlic when I make it next time as I really couldn’t taste the garlic. All of these reviews are giving me hope! The good news is I can pronounce all those, and it’s simple everyday ingredients and a few minutes of stirring to make your own pudding. First time I followed recipe exactly. Just made this for dinner tonight! I’m allergic to arrowroot. So I really felt like I hit gold! I substituted unsweetened soy milk for the almond milk, brewer’s yeast for nutritional yeast and left out the parm since I didn’t have any. So this is a simple basic vegan pudding with hints of vanilla. Question can I make this ahead of time overnight and not bake yet? I’m making this for the second time today. This is the very best mac and cheese recipe we have had since we stopped eating dairy. Whoop! Could you freeze the sauce? I’m not gluten free, so I subbed the gluten free pasta with regular pasta and the arrowroot starch for flour and a little bit of cornstarch for the thickness. In step seven, the recipe should read, “Next add 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper, the nutritional yeast, and the vegan parmesan cheese…”. Hi Amanda! Some are super nutritious, some are a bit more indulgent, but all are absolutely delicious, and of course, always vegan! I love enjoying food that tastes good but doesn’t make me feeling yucky afterwards. Yo da bomb! Or should it be made on Thanksgiving day? I had some as well and it was super rich and creamy without making me feel heavy like I normally do when I eat macaroni and cheese. I can’t wait to make this . 100g Cooked Macaroni; 2 Eggs; 2 Tablespoons of Sugar; 600ml Milk; Grated Nutmeg . Hi, Haha! This has become a favorite dinner for my husband and I! The parmesan was the same. You are such a goddess of all things comforting and tasty. This recipe is above all, simple. Kid taste tested and approved. I'm Yumna. Adding this to my must-make list!! Homemade! I will make this again. Hello! Tofu to the rescue.. Posted on August 2, 2020 August 2, 2020. So satisfying. Daiya shreds ) or perhaps another nut into the parm to keep it nut free? Totally fine! Or if both of those wouldn’t work, I do have regular all purpose flour. I think my 3-year-old nephew would consume this happily. Thank you! Yes I know I can’t believe it either…but trust me it’s true…this will change your vegan life. Clean up was a breeze. Hi Dana, Thanks for sharing, Lex! I like the roasted garlic aspect and I’m always on thelook out for a good vegan mac. do you think this would work with cashew milk or quinoa milk in place of almond? Not me. I just made this tonight with a crunchy salad and tangy Vinaigrette to cut the creamyness….not that you need to – it is delish! Those seem like significant changes but that’s what I have now! Highly recommend. Also a whole head of roasted garlic for the sauce sounds like LOADS!!! There was a plethora of typical super bowl foods ribs wings chili etc. And I have recently switched to using fusilli style noodles to really grab onto more of the sauce. I’m confused lol … do we add 1/2 cup of the parm and 5 tablespoons of nutritional yeast at step #7? Thanks for the recipe!! Dana talks about substitutions in her Recipe FAQ. I thought it was too much garlic but since it’s roasted the flavor isn’t nearly as strong. WOW! I brought the dish to room temp first, then added extra almond milk, mixed everything up, then popped it in the oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Reheated in the oven without issue. Slowly add almond milk while whisking, then cook for 2 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently. The arrowroot powder def gives it a ‘cheesy’ texture. Warm through to thicken, Just made this and it was wonderful! Hi Eden! I was so upset at the store to only find “lactose free” parmesan instead of vegan, and the whole time the ingredients to make some were sitting right in my cupboard! Thanks so much! However, this recipe did not disappoint. to do the FODMAP diet by our Gastroenterologist. Thank you!!! We’ve got company coming in throughout the weekend so last night I was experimenting with your “The best vegan gluten free Mac & Cheese” recipe and it is without doubt a baby Jesus miracle! My child says “mmmm tastes good to me!” Will use again! I can’t wait to try more of your amazing recipes :D Still not entirely convinced that you don’t use voodoo magic to make these taste so amazingly good LOL. Of course it doesn’t taste EXACTLY like dairy/gluten mac and cheese, but it’s pretty damn close and really delicious! Thanks for sharing, Beck! Especially with my non-vegan husband, I’m the only one who cooks and I’ve told him I will only being making vegan things from now on. Thanks! Can’t wait to try the modification :)). Saved time. Once fully cooked, drain and set aside. We make long strings by using a spiralizer (a sort of pencilsharpener for veggies). Thanks so much! We are so glad you still enjoyed it, Sarah! Thank you, Dana! I used red lentil pasta (16oz) and did not adjust the measurements for the sauce, and it still made plenty of sauce to cover the extra pasta. Perfect texture (arrowroot is amazing), but the garlic was INSANE. The only thing that would make it better is if it went 100% vegan! Do you think I could substitute vegan Parmesan cheese for daiya cheese? We all thought the texture and consistency of the sauce was the best part, and I agree, it was perfectly creamy and spot on like a dairy Mac and cheese. Incredible. I made it into a vegan pudding by using plant-based milk, but you can also use regular milk. Add 1 1/2 cups of the corn and 3/4 … This was SO DELICIOUS !!! YES. Ha! Thank you for this recipe that has become a staple for us! I added some sliced prosciutto (I know, eliminates the vegan part) as well, but overall the whole thing was SO GOOD. Thanks so much for sharing! I’m not gluten intolerant either and I have everything at hand except gluten free pasta. Don’t think i want to ever go back to the normal Mac N Cheese. Unfortunately that’s one of the key ingredients – sorry! I am going to try it this weekend. Delicious. Thanks so much! Recipe is definitely a keeper! Is there anything I can sub for the nutritional Yeast?Or can I just leave it out? I made the regular version using flour. OMG, I LOVE this recipe. Hi K! Obviously if you don’t put cheese in mac and cheese its going to taste bland? Didn’t lack on flavour and was just as cheesy as the regular version. Perfection! Heat the butter in a skillet or frying pan over medium low heat. Hi Eva! As it warms back up, it will thicken and get super cheesy (see photo). I kind of love it. My child even loves it. pasta except for the gluten. I might opt for less nutritional yeast next time personally but even so it was epic and addictive! I love all the stories you tell, you are hilarious too. For those yet to make it, it is not too much garlic, it was perfect! Thanks! You food looks delicious by the way. Here is the gist: Set out the JUST Egg so it can warm to room temperature. Thanks for another great recipe!!!!! I can never find vegan parm so I substitute with daiya mozza and cheddar shredded “cheese”. Next time I am going to add bread crumbs (gf) and broil it for a few minutes to see how that turns out. Thank you! Hi Alison, homemade vegan parmesan (you can click the link for our recipe). I’ve made this recipe twice. Perfection. Did you just leave out or use a substitution? Leftovers keep covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, though best when fresh. I would love for you to adjust it to make broccoli cheddar soup! Thanks for the reply! I confess I did add mushrooms and peas into it . I could buy some, but I already have two other starches that I don’t always know what to do with. Hi! But maybe that’s not what you picture when you hear mac ‘n’ cheese? I would love to make this but I have a yeast sensitivity. Hi Franica, corn starch would be the best substitute, but tapioca starch might work. Thanks again Made this today for lunch, it was perfect! One thing though, I used flour instead of arrowroot and I had to add extra almond milk because it was SUPER thick. Once hot, add oil and minced fresh garlic. This was like a garlic alfredo sauce. Thanks for the lovely review! Easily the best vegan mac and cheese I’ve ever had! Vegan steamed maple syrup pudding – this easy vegan steamed sponge pudding is elevated by using pure maple syrup instead of the usual golden syrup. I haven’t tried that, but if you do let me know! Great weeknight dinner. The texture upon reheating in the microwave the next day was still smooth. Luckily the leftovers heat up wonderfully! Please use #feelgoodfoodie and tag me @feelgoodfoodie on the photo via: I goofed, I added 2 cups of cashew milk to instant pudding. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Thank you soooo much! We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Kristen! Sure it won’t affect the recipe. I have to say the best I’ve ever attempted & hands down a winner in our house! This was incredible! Thanks! I made Parmesan mixing almonds, nooch and dry bread. Anyhow, Mac N cheese is huge in this house, my wife just confessed the version she was using called for 4 sticks butter with just 1/2 box pasta. I found this tasted way too much like garlic (and I didn’t even add the roasted garlic I just added about 6 minced garlic bulbs), the texture was amazing, still not enough of a cheesy flavour so I’d add Atleast 1-2 Tbsp of nutritional yeast in the future. Thank you! Will definitely be remaking this in the future! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It tastes better as leftovers for some reason. Will be remaking this whenever my non-vegan friends come over! We eat a lot of garlic, but a head plus 4 more cloves—it really overpowered the cheesy yeast flavor for my family. When you begin heating the sauce back up on the stovetop, it gets super thick and a little “stringy” like real cheese! This is such a great recipe! A lot of steps to make it, but none of them are complicated. I’ve found walnuts worked better though when I made vegan parmesan before. Mac ‘n’ cheese is the ultimate comfort food! I just bought the Red Mills xanthan gum stuff that “bonds” ingredients together. I used some left over sauce to dip pretzels in… it was amazing, I’ve tried several vegan Mac & Cheese recipes, and this is hands down my favorite. Thanks Dana! I love topping mine with an extra pinch of vegan parmesan cheese – I can never get enough of that stuff. You could try changing or adding other spices? Would love to make this ahead to bring on camping trip, but not sure how freezing it would turn out! I would recommend rice milk for this one! Add the milk a little at a time, and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce bubbles. Are you guys seeing this? In the beginning the cheese sauce was a bit thick (i had to had more of the almond milk) and I kept envisioning future sauce for baked potatoes, nachos, over steamed veggies, etc. Thanks Jen! Thanks for sharing! Thank you again, so much! This is about to be a staple in my home. I’m a little confused about the garlic head. Yummy, cheesy, and cruelty-free :). ? Let me know how it goes. Yes that could work, but we haven’t tried it, so we can’t say for sure! It was a hit with my vegan in-laws and meat-eating family alike. It was great knowing I satisfied his palette with something nutritious. Neither came out mac & cheese-y. Dare I say…I like it better than regular Mac and cheese! Can I freeze this? I’m sure vegans and non vegans will dig in to enjoy. You have me drooling at my desk this morning. Don’t change a thing. And out and would love to have a stash of this in my freezer! Whoop! Which would give a better texture? We didn’t get to use our preferred brand of vegan parm, but it worked out just as well. I was skeptical as I have not enjoyed many dairy free cheese dishes, but my 8 year old so dearly wanted gluten free, dairy free mac and cheese that I gave it a try. Thank you thank you for a wonderful recipe! Delicious!!! smh. =). Hi Mari, we haven’t tried that and can’t say for sure, but it might work! I am calorie counting, so instead of the GF pasta, I did about 19 ounces of cooked (separately, in the crock pot) spaghetti squash, 4 ounces of drained frozen spinach, and about 85 grams (after being sauted) of baby bella mushrooms. Enjoy the recipes they are simple and taste great. I made this over the weekend and it was ah-ma-zing. Definitely recommend changing the wording in step 7 to make this clear! Hi Lizzie, we haven’t tried using the leek, but it might work! This is such a great recipe :))) I recently became dairy free and I was so worried about not having mac and cheese in my life. The roasted garlic is brilliant! I’m allergic to nuts, and so have trouble with a lot of vegan recipes that call for it. Yummy! I plan to make this for a few omni coworkers for a lunch potluck. I even had 3 omni’s try it and they were floored that it was completely dairy free :D Seriously, thank you SO much Dana. xx, Beth. The dish (named de lasanis) was made with squares of fermented lasagne dough layered with spices and cheese. It truly is the best I’ve tried, 100 times better than the ones from the box. Soooo good. Glad to know I haven’t been missing out. Hi Dana! Made this last night and LOVED it. :), This looks like gluten-free saucy cheesy perfection! Before and bring it in advance and then bake it off the following night na cook out! Broccoli into the blender maybe that ’ s mostly salty and a pinch of vegan parm but. But every recipe i ’ m not gluten free or dairy free mac and cheese.! 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