Healthy Baked Mac and Cheese

This baked mac and cheese is made lighter with a combo of almond milk and vegetable broth and almond meal instead of breadcrumbs. It's creamy, cheesy, comforting and sure to become a new family favorite!


Add butter to a large saucepan and heat over low heat. Once butter is melted, whisk in flour until combined.

1. Make Roux

Add almond milk, broth, salt and pepper and bring mixture to a boil, whisking constantly, raising heat to medium-high, until mixture is smooth and thick.

2. Add Liquids 

Remove from heat and slowly add 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese, mixing until fully melted and smooth.

3. Add Cheese

Add cooked pasta to cheese mixture and stir to combine until pasta is fully coated.

4. Add Macaroni

Add to prepared baking dish and top with cheddar, parmesan and breadcrumbs or almond meal. Bake until bubbly. Broil for the last 2 minutes.

5. Bake

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