I’m excited to announce the pre-order of my cookbook, SWEET POTATO SOUL. I also like to top it with kale, or stir sundried tomatoes into the cheesy noodles before baking. Don’t believe me? Add in the remaining soy milk along with the mustard, onion powder, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, and salt. Stir in the arrowroot soy milk mixture, and continue to whisk to combine; over medium-low heat. This one is just way easier to make. Cook your macaroni noodles al dente with plenty of salt (follow package instructions––the elbows I use cook for 5-7 minutes). 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Candied yams, sweet potato pie, and a good ol' baked sweet potato; when I think of soul food, these come to mind. It should be pretty salty to balance the noodles. Candied yams, sweet potato pie, and a good ol' baked sweet potato; when I think of soul food, these come to mind. And by the way, I am still a huge fan of my other vegan butternut squash mac and cheese recipe. Yep. Massage the sliced brussels sprouts with olive oil, and a sprinkle of sea salt. Now as a vegan chef sweet potatoes are still my favorite food, and one of the most delightful and soulful ingredients. Definitely a bonus! Oh yeah!! Add in the remaining soy milk along with the onion powder, salt, smoked paprika, mustard, miso, lemon juice, and nutritional yeas. Add the garlic, and sauté for about 30 seconds, or until it starts to brown ever so slightly (careful not to burn, it should get slightly golden). Yes, please!! Hell no! I’m excited to announce the pre-order of my cookbook, SWEET POTATO SOUL. I developed my love of sweet potatoes while growing up in beautiful Atlanta, GA. As a picky kid, they were one of the few healthy foods I would eat. Meanwhile, cook your macaroni noodles al dente (follow package instructions––the shells I use cook for 13 minutes). I also topped my vegan macaroni and cheese with thinly sliced brussels sprouts that get crispy when baked, and add more balance to the dish. While the potatoes are cooking, bring a large pot of … Macaroni and cheese: the quintessential soul food dish. Set aside. White beans are a great source of fiber, antioxidants, protein, and b-vitamins like folate. Strain the noodles and place back in the pot they were cooked in. The crazy part is that it’s actually good for you. As a chef and the critically acclaimed author of “Sweet Potato Soul: 100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul,” she introduced many to easy-to-make, veganized versions of dishes like BBQ sliders and gumbo. Another version of this easy nut-free vegan mac and cheese recipe is in the book. Pour the cheese sauce over the noodles, and stir well to coat every noodle. Make sure to get out the clumps. Add the cooked beans, and keep stirring for another 2 minutes. Featuring easy, delicious, and healthy vegan recipes. A vegan food and lifestyle blog, cookbook, and cooking show! Reduce the heat to medium-low, and stir in the arrowroot soy milk. In a sauce pot, warm the oil on medium heat. Remove it from the heat and allow it to cool until safe enough to blend. Spread evenly over the macaroni and cheese, then sprinkle red chili flakes over. Is it worth it? Purchase your copy today at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Indie Bound, or iBooks. Stir well to combine and break apart any chunks of miso or nutritional yeast. You can thank me later!! https://sweetpotatosoul.com/2016/04/vegan-macaroni-and-cheese.html Nutritional yeast, the ingredient that gives this vegan mac and cheese its cheesy taste, is also high in protein, and is fortified with b-vitamins…even b12! Whisk to combine. Set aside. Vegan soul food for the win!! And download one of my delicious, healthy, and nourishing vegan meal plans with recipes for free! Add in the salt, turmeric, paprika, sweet potatoes and milk, then reduce heat to low and simmer until potatoes are soft, about 15 minutes. Of course the pounds of cheese and white flour noodles used in the traditional dish don’t come without very heavy baggage: heart disease, cancer, symptoms associated with lactose intolerance, diabetes, and obesity. Now as a vegan chef sweet potatoes are still my favorite food, and one of the most delightful and soulful ingredients. Comfort on a plate. Is it worth it? 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