Comfort Food.  Let’s do this! All you need is a lil’ love and some good ol’ Nutritional Yeast!  nutritional_yeast



– 3 cups Elbow pasta

– 1 cup non-dairy milk (why not make your own? click here for my organic brown rice milk recipe!)

– 1/2 an onion, chopped & browned (fried in oil until translucent)

– 1/4 cup tamari

– 1 cup nutritional yeast

– 1 tsp smoked paprika

– 1 tsp turmeric

– 1 clove garlic

– 1 tsp mustard

– 2/3 cup organic canola oil

– sea salt

– freshly cracked black pepper




– Cook the pasta al dente

– In a processor combine the garlic, nutritional yeast, mustard, smoked paprika and turmeric. Process until garlic is chopped fine.

-While the machine is running add the tamari, milk and canola oil and blend until creamy.

-Add onions and sauce to pot & heat. Mix with cooked pasta.

** Optional: BAKE IT!

-Add about 1/2 cup of water to the sauce and undercook the noodles a little.

-Top with breadcrumbs, drizzle with organic canola and bake in a casserole dish in a 350 oven until bubbly and breadcrumbs are browned. Season with salt & pepper to-taste.


Serves: 4


Adapted from a recipe by: Kristina Brindley of Seedling Catering in Los Angeles, California