VegMichigan

Upcoming Events

Dec
12
Tue
7:00 pm Veg 101 Cooking Class @ Ann Arbor Whole Foods
Veg 101 Cooking Class @ Ann Arbor Whole Foods
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Attendees will learn how to prepare vegan dishes from VegMichigan instructor Jeri and taste samples of the prepared food. These classes ... Read More >
Dec
19
Tue
6:30 pm Dinner Club @ The Blue Nile Ethiopian
Dinner Club @ The Blue Nile Ethiopian
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dinner Club @ The Blue Nile Ethiopian  | Ferndale | Michigan | United States
  Dining at the Blue Nile is an authentic taste of Ethiopia with wonderful vegetarian dishes.  Festive artwork decorates the ... Read More >
Jan
1
Mon
all-day VegMichigan’s January Clinton-Ma... @ Clinton-Macomb Public Library
VegMichigan’s January Clinton-Ma... @ Clinton-Macomb Public Library
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library, 40900 Romeo Plank Clinton Twp., MI 48038. Contact: ... Read More >
all-day VegMichigan’s January Trenton Li... @ Trenton Memorial Library
VegMichigan’s January Trenton Li... @ Trenton Memorial Library
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at 2790 Westfield, Trenton, Mi. 48183. Contact: Francene Sanak (734) 676-9777 fsanak@trentonlibrary.mi.us.
Jan
10
Wed
6:30 pm Joel Fuhrman, MD @ Groves High School Main Auditorium
Joel Fuhrman, MD @ Groves High School Main Auditorium
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Joel Fuhrman, MD @ Groves High School Main Auditorium | Beverly Hills | Michigan | United States
Kickoff your best year yet with Dr. Joel Fuhrman, MD. He is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher, specializing ... Read More >
Feb
1
Thu
all-day VegMichigan’s February Roseville... @ Roseville Public Library
VegMichigan’s February Roseville... @ Roseville Public Library
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Civic Center Blvd, Roseville, MI 48066. Contact: ... Read More >
12:00 am VegMichigan’s February Plymouth ... @ Plymouth District Library
VegMichigan’s February Plymouth ... @ Plymouth District Library
Feb 1 @ 12:00 am – Feb 28 @ 1:00 am
Please check out our library display, located at Plymouth District Library, 223 S. Main St., Plymouth, Mi. 48170. Contact: Susan ... Read More >
Feb
9
Fri
6:30 pm Vegan Potluck @ Humane Society of Huron Valley
Vegan Potluck @ Humane Society of Huron Valley
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Vegan Potluck @ Humane Society of Huron Valley | Ann Arbor | Michigan | United States
We are excited to partner with our good friends at The Humane Society of Huron Valley for this fun event with ... Read More >
Mar
1
Thu
all-day VegMichigan’s March Auburn Hills... @ Auburn Hills Public Library
VegMichigan’s March Auburn Hills... @ Auburn Hills Public Library
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at Auburn Hills Public Library, 3400 E Seyburn Dr, Auburn Hills, MI 48326. ... Read More >
all-day VegMichigan’s March Redford Town... @ Redford Township District Library
VegMichigan’s March Redford Town... @ Redford Township District Library
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at Redford Township District Library, 25320 W. Six Mile Rd., Redford, Mi. 48240. ... Read More >
Apr
1
Sun
all-day VegMichigan’s April Oak Park Lib... @ Oak Park Public Library
VegMichigan’s April Oak Park Lib... @ Oak Park Public Library
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at the Oak Park Library, 14200 Oak Park Boulevard Oak Park, MI 48237. ... Read More >
all-day VegMichigan’s April Romulus Publ... @ Romulus Public Library
VegMichigan’s April Romulus Publ... @ Romulus Public Library
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at Romulus Public Library, 11121 Wayne Rd., Romulus, Mi. 48174. Contact: Aubrey Franklin ... Read More >
Apr
29
Sun
10:30 am VegFest @ Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan
VegFest @ Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
VegFest @ Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan | Novi | Michigan | United States
The VegFest has been a Michigan tradition for 19 years! Come see what all the excitement is about.  Try free ... Read More >
May
1
Tue
all-day VegMichigan’s May Henry Ford Cen... @ Henry Ford Centennial Library
VegMichigan’s May Henry Ford Cen... @ Henry Ford Centennial Library
May 1 – May 31 all-day
Please check out our library display, located at Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, Mi. 48126. Contact: Patty ... Read More >

Vegan Mac & Cheese

Everyone’s favorite comfort food! This tasty dish is made with cashews!

Vegan Mac & Cheese
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Ingredients
  1. ½ pound dry shell or elbow pasta
  2. 2 c. cashew cream (recipe below)
  3. 2 c. broth made from Better Than Bouillon No Chicken Base or Better Than Bouillon Vegetable Base
  4. 10 oz. vegan cheddar cheese (preferably Daiya brand block cheddar), shredded, divided
  5. ¼ c. nutritional yeast
  6. salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  7. bread crumb and nut topping (recipe below), optional
Cashew Cream Sauce
  1. Makes 2 ½ cups
  2. 2 c. cashews
  3. 2 ½ c. water
  4. Soak cashews in water overnight in the fridge. OR bring the cashews in 4 cups of water to a simmer, then remove the pan from the heat and allow cashews to soak for 1 hour. Drain and rinse the cashews.
  5. Place cashews and water in a high-speed blender. Blend on high for 1-3 minutes, until very creamy and completely smooth, stopping a few times to scrape down the sides of the jar with a rubber spatula. Depending on your blender, you may need to strain the mixture to remove any particles that did not get puréed thoroughly. The mixture should have the consistency of heavy cream.
Bread Crumb and Nut Topping
  1. 2 slices of bread (old, dry bread works well)
  2. 2 T. slivered roasted almonds
  3. Toast the bread until it is dry and crispy. Break toast into large pieces and place them in a blender with the almonds. Blend until everything is in small crumbs.
  4. Cook pasta until al dente, according to package directions, and drain. Return to pan.
Stovetop method
  1. Place all ingredients, except salt and pepper, in a large saucepan over medium heat and stir until the cheese has melted and the ingredients are well incorporated. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Baking method
  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Place cashew cream and broth in a medium saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Simmer until the sauce starts to thicken.
  3. Add ¾ of the cheese to the sauce and stir well. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Stir remaining cheese and the nutritional yeast into the cooked pasta. Pour the sauce over the pasta and stir until well combined.
  5. Pour pasta mixture into a baking pan and top with the bread crumb and nut mixture.
  6. Bake 20-30 minutes, until bubbling and heated thoroughly.
Adapted from Vegan Cooking for Carnivores
Adapted from Vegan Cooking for Carnivores
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