Have you seen the ingredient list on cough drop packages? I'm not just pointing out Halls, but take a look at some of the "natural" brands, too! This cough drop recipe is made with ingredients we can pronounce and probably have on hand, too.
Vegan Stovetop Mac and "Cheese" recipe - made with sweet potatoes, butternut squash, and other mainstream real-food ingredients. No weird stuff here - just pure vegan macaroni and cheese-like deliciousness! (creamy mac and cheese sauce)