Recipe & Image by Melissa

Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Serves: 2 (click here to increase the serving size)

  • 3/4 cup cashews soaked
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups brown rice pasta
  • salt & pepper to taste

* For an added protein boost, add 1 scoop of Profi Protein Booster !

  1. Soak cashews for 1-2 hours – or use quick soak method of 30 mins in boiling water
  2. Add cashews, water, nutritional yeast, coconut oil, turmeric and garlic into a blender, and blend on high until all ingredients are mixed thoroughly. Add salt to taste. For a hint of spice add a 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper (totally optional).
  3. While pasta is boiling, sauté some onions in a sauce pan. (Onions are completely optional, but if you like the taste of onions like I do, add em in! You can also saute some mushrooms as well)
  4. Strain and add pasta and mac n cheesy sauce to the onions, and mix together. If you find the sauce is too thick, add some water toward the end
  5. Serve hot with some vegan Parmesan cheese topping!