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A Raw Vegan Twist On Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese is typically loaded with carbs and is almost guaranteed going to cause some digestive discomfort. This raw take on mac and cheese uses zucchini noodles and a delicious, cashew cheese sauce.

  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Total Time: 15m


  • 4 zucchini, peeled and spiralized
  • 1 c raw cashews, soaked 6+ hours in water, drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, chopped into chunks
  • 1/4 c nutritional yeast (add more if you want a cheesier flavor)
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked chili chipotle ground powder
  • 1/4 c filtered water
  • 1 tbsp. coconut amino’s
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • chili flakes (optional)


  1. Rinse the spiralized zucchini noodles and set aside.
  2. Blend all of the other ingredients in a blender on high until you get a creamy consistency. Note: add the water in slowly as you are blending the raw cheese.
  3. Place the amount of noodles you want to eat in a bowl and pour the sauce over the noodles. Sprinkle on the chili flakes for an extra kick.