Healthy Mac and Cheese

23 Mar

Healthy Mac and Cheese is an amazing recipe! Creamy, full of flavor, but with a fraction of the fat and calories of the old fashioned macaroni and cheese.

Healthy Mac and Cheese is an amazing recipe!  Honestly, I think it is the best macaroni and cheese you can make with great flavor, but a fraction of the fat and calories of the old fashioned kind.  This is a true comfort food.  Just remember to taste it for proper seasoning, and don’t overdo it.

When I first read the ingredients for Healthy Mac and Cheese I was a little hesitant.  Mainly due to the inclusion of butternut squash in the recipe.  The more I thought about it though, I realized what an ingenious idea it was.  Butternut squash by itself has a very light flavor, and you can really add whatever ingredients you want to it, sweet or savory.  Using a pureed butternut squash in Healthy Mac and Cheese allows you to cut down on the amount of cheese you use and lets you make an awesome macaroni without the use of butter, and still have it taste just like the original.  To make this recipe quick and simple, use pureed frozen butternut squash, thawed.  I had a hard time finding frozen squash for some reason.  If you cannot find frozen butternut squash, you can buy it fresh from the produce section, cooking and pureeing yourself.  Takes a little more time, but tastes just as great.

Give this Healthy Mac and Cheese a try, I promise you, you’ll never go back to the fatty original.

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