Creamy Mac & Cheese for Bone Building Arthritis
Have Your Cake and Eat it Too
From the ultimate comfort food of Meatloaf and Creamy Macaroni and Cheese to the all American favorite dessert, cheesecake, you can have your cake and eat it too! If you have resolved to eat healthier, but are panicked by the thought of giving up all your favorite foods – have no fear as “trim & terrific” is here! You don’t have to change what you eat, just how you prepare it like with this Creamy Mac & Cheese from Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook. You will not feel like you are sacrificing anything as all of your trimmed-up favorites are just as delicious!
- 2cups dried pasta
- 2 1/2cups skim milk
- 6slices reduced-fat American cheese
- salt to taste
- In medium pot, combine pasta and milk. Bring to simmer, reduce heat to low and cook 20-25 minutes, until pasta is soft, stirring frequently and ensuring milk does not boil.
- Turn off heat; add cheese and salt, stirring to combine.
Per Serving: Calories 235, Calories from fat (%) 22, Fat (g) 6, Saturated Fat (g) 3, Cholesterol (mg) 17, Sodium (mg) 355, Carbohydrate (g) 32, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Sugars (g) 7, Protein (g) 13, Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 1/2 lean meat
Terrific Tip: Add more milk, a little at a time, to make creamier. Can use 1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar instead of American cheese, if desired.
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Creamy Mac & Cheese Recipe from Arthritis Cookbook
From the Bone Building Chapter in Holly Clegg’s cookbook, Eating Well To Fight Arthritis, you know this is a healthy easy recipe! The ultimate in comfort food, everyone will love the great creamy taste, you will love how easy it is to make! If using whole grain pasta for added fiber, be sure and add extra liquid. Use your favorite shaped pasta and add your favorite cheese for an extra kick. Cheese is an excellent source of dairy which helps build up bone – providing protection against Osteoporosis.
What’s great about Holly’s arthritis cookbook is the book includes everyday healthy easy recipes for everyone. From arthritis diet recipes that focus on simplicity in preparation for joint pain to anti inflammatory diet recipes that help an arthritis diet.
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