Life Transformations Personal Trainers in Lee’s Summit love to share healthy recipes for clients and our community. Try out this tasty recipe as a healthy dinner for you and your family. Pair with a salad and lean meat for a complete meal.
Healthy Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
8 oz whole wheat rotini
½ c fat-free milk (or almond milk)
6 oz frozen packaged butternut squash (or fresh steamed)
1 c shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp dry mustard
Pepper to taste 1 Tbsp parmesan, freshly shredded
1 Tbsp bread crumbs
1. PREPARE 8 oz whole wheat rotini according to package directions.
2. SIMMER the milk with the squash in medium saucepan until combined.
3. REMOVE from heat and mix with the cheese, salt, mustard, and pepper to taste.
4. POUR drained pasta into 8″ x 8″ baking dish, stir in cheese mixture, and top with Parmesan and bread crumbs. Bake at 375°F for 20 minutes
Recipe adapted from http://prevention.com