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Healthy Mac & Cheese

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Baking Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


  • food processor


  • 1 head cauliflower chopped
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 cup cashews soaked overnight
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot
  • ½ cup vegetable broth



  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Lightly steam cauliflower for 4-5 minutes, in boiling water or vegetable steamer.
  • In a small pan over medium heat, saute onion and crushed garlic until soft and golden.
  • To make the sauce, place cashews, spices nutritional yeast, arrowroot and vegetable broth into the food processor and process until smooth and creamy.
  • Transfer lightly steamed cauliflower, onion, garlic and sauce into a large bowl and mix well until the cauliflower is fully coated in sauce.
  • Spread evenly in a baking dish.
  • Mix together the crumble ingredients in a small bowl and sprinkle evenly over the cauliflower.
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until crumble is nice and brown.
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Course Baking - Savoury, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, School Lunches, Special Occasion - Adult Party
Keyword Almond meal, Cauliflower, cumin, garlic
Allergy Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Oil Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
Author: Food Matters