Kid-Friendly Mac & Cheese

Kid-Friendly Mac & Cheese

Kid-Friendly Mac & Cheese

Servings 4



  • 1 lb. butternut squash
  • 1/8 medium onion
  • ½ TBSP coconut oil
  • 8 oz. macaroni quinoa pasta
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated



  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash, peel, and cut butternut squash. Chop onion. Toss the butternut squash and onions with coconut oil and place onto a lined cookie sheet; bake for 15-20 minutes until slightly browned. While veggies are roasting, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Once veggies are done, remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. Add to a blender and puree. Mix together the macaroni, butternut squash puree, most of the cheddar cheese, and most of the parmesan. Once fully mixed, place into an oven-safe dish and top with remaining cheeses. Bake for 10 minutes, or until bubbly and slightly browned.

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