Chef Brad’s Exquisite Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Hi y’all!

For everyone who enjoyed “The Westagram” taco at Sunday’s lunch buffet with that exquisite mac and cheese, Chef Brad from the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center has kindly shared his recipe for the cheese sauce with us.

*kneels down to thank the mac and cheese gods and goddesses*

The Westagram!
Mac and cheese taco! Photo by @neatnnutritious

Chef Brad’s Mac & Cheese Sauce


2 tablespoons coconut oil

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups hemp milk

1 cup nutritional yeast

2 teaspoons dijon mustard

2 teaspoons sriracha (vegan-Sky Valley)

Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Melt coconut oil over medium heat, then add flour and mix to make a roux
  2. Allow to cook for 5 minutes, then add milk and stir well to keep mixture smooth
  3. Allow to cook for a few minutes, until sauce comes to a simmer
  4. Add nutritional yeast, dijon, sriracha, and spices
  5. Add additional milk if the sauce is too thick for your taste
  6. Adjust flavor with more salt or pepper if you desire
  7. Boil vegan pasta and mix with cheese sauce