Healthy Mac and Cheese Recipe
This healthy mac and cheese is full of delicious cheese, but also nutritious kale and broccoli! Adults and kids all love it!
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- 1 cup kale
- 1 cup broccoli
- 2 tablespoons grassfed butter
- 2 tablespoons organic whole wheat pastry flour
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 1/2 cup grassfed organic milk
- 1/2 cup organic shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 teaspoon parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 cups cooked macaroni
In a large frying pan melt the coconut oil and saute the kale and broccoli.
In another pan melt the butter and whisk with flour.
Add in the salt and (1 1/2 cup) milk while whisking on low heat.
Sprinkle in the cheeses, melt in and remove from heat.
In a high speed blender puree the kale and broccoli with (1/2 cup) milk.
Pour the veggie mixture into the cheese sauce and whisk on low heat.
Dump in the macaroni and stir to combine.
Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 790mg | Potassium: 373mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2310IU | Vitamin C: 40.4mg | Calcium: 284mg | Iron: 1mg