This Dairy-Free Mac & Cheese Will Bowl You Over


Who says you can’t enjoy some old-fashioned macaroni and cheese without the dairy? Our plant-based mac and cheese is vegan-friendly and tastes just as good as Grandma’s. Don’t worry — we won’t tell her you said so.



  • 2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt + pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon yeast powder
  • 1.5 cups Califia Farms Unsweetened Almondmilk
  • 2.5 cups shredded vegan cheddar
  • 1 box shell pasta


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add pasta and cook until softened.
  3. Next, heat the olive oil in the saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until softened.
  5. Stir in salt, cayenne, and turmeric until well combined.
  6. Gradually whisk in the Almondmilk, flour and yeast and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat.
  7. Transfer the Almondmilk mixture to a large saucepan over medium heat.
  8. Then, add the vegan cheddar and stir occasionally until it melts. 
  9. Strain cooked pasta. Add the pasta to the sauce and stir to combine.
  10.  Top with additional cheese and breadcrumbs. Voilà!

So now you’re a mac and cheese expert, right? Tag @CalifiaFarms to let us know.