Yes Please Mac & Cheese

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 10 min 2
Yes Please Mac & Cheese
Health Highlights
This dairy-Free Mac and Cheese is the perfect comfort food and with the hidden sweet potato, it's a great way to sneak more veggies into the kids!


1 cup Elbow macaroni dry, gluten free (check ingredients for egg, if vegan)
1 small potato Sweet potato (chopped)
1/2 cup Almond milk, unsweetened
1/4 tsp Yellow mustard
3 tsp Lemon juice
1 tbsp Nutritional yeast (1-2 tbsp)
1 tsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1/2 tsp Garlic powder
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Steam sweet potato for 10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Follow directions on the box to cook pasta until it’s al dente. Then drain, cover, and set aside.
  3. Once the sweet potato is tender, add to blender with almond milk, lemon juice, mustard, nutritional yeast, olive oil, and garlic powder. Mix well.
  4. Add sweet potato mixture to pasta, heat over medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until hot, and serve!



Quick Tips:

  • For a macaroni casserole, after step 3, you can fold the pasta mixture into a baking dish sprayed with extra virgin olive oil. Bake at 400°F (204°C) for 10 minutes or until the top begins to brown.
  • Add steamed broccoli florets to get your greens in.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 185
Calories from fat 41
Calories from saturated fat 5.0
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 108 mg
Potassium 561 mg
Total Carbohydrate 32 g
Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Protein 7.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.8

Energy sources