Soak cashews in hot water for about 15 minutes.
1 cup raw cashews
Place the uncooked macaroni in the inner pot with water and salt.
16 oz Elbow pasta
Place the lid on the pot and set it to ‘sealing’.
Cook on manual function, high pressure for 5 minutes followed by a quick release.
While the pasta cooks, add the soaked cashews, 1 cup water, steamed or raw carrots, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, turmeric, onion powder, garlic powder (or 1 garlic clove), almond milk, and salt to a high powered blender and blend to a smooth consistency.
1 steamed or raw carrot, 2 teaspoon lemon juice, ½ cup nutritional yeast, ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ cup almond milk or use water, ½ teaspoon onion powder
Add the vegan butter, pepper powder, and the prepared sauce and stir well with cooked pasta.
1 tablespoon vegan butter, ½ teaspoon pepper powder
Add a little more almond milk and stir well if you do not get the right consistency the first time.
Stir well until it is smooth and creamy. Season as necessary to taste.
Vegan Mac and Cheese is ready! Serve them warm and enjoy with your little ones!