Macaroni and Cheese- Gluten and Lactose free!

This very old recipe from the cookbook “Ten Talents” is still one of my kids and grandkids favorites…it tastes a lot like Kraft Mac n Cheese




Rice Pasta, macaroni shape, or spaghetti shaped.

1       cup raw cashews
1       cup water
1/2   cup fresh lemon juice
2 T.   Sesame Seeds
4       Tablespoons brewers yeast flakes (NOT Powder)  available from Southern Nutrition
1/2   teaspoon salt
1/4   cup butter-  melted
1        small jar of pimentos, with juice
1        teaspoon onion powder
1/2   teaspoon celery seeds
1/3   teaspoon garlic powder

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

While pasta is cooking, make the sauce. In a blender add cashews, water, lemon juice, sesame seeds, nutritional yeast, salt, and spices. Blend until smooth while slowly adding the melted butter. through the top. Top with gluten free bread crumbs if desired.   Mix the drained pasta and sauce together and pour into greased baking dish. If desired, top with seasoned bread crumbs. Bake for 30-40 minutes to heat through.

2 Comments on “Macaroni and Cheese- Gluten and Lactose free!”

  1. What would you use instead of butter? We’re dairy-free.


    • Butter us crucial for health because of the Vitamin D needed for our immune system. Make ghee from butter and it removes all of the milk solids. You can buy it but its’ absurdly expensive.


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