Low-Fat Mac & Cheese Muffins {Recipe}

Yield:  6 servings of Low-Fat Mac & Cheese Muffins

Ingredients:

2 cups brown rice elbow pasta;
¾ cup Greek yogurt;
¾ cup pureed cauliflower (see Tip);
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil;
2 tablespoon ground chia seeds;
1 red pepper, diced;
1 zucchini, grated;
2 tablespoons almond milk;
½ cup aged white cheddar cheese, finely grated

Directions:

Cook Time: 30 min 00 sec

Ready In: 20 min 00 sec

  • Pre-heat oven to 375F.
  • Boil water and cook pasta as directed.
  • Once pasta is cooked and drained, add back to pot, then add greek yogurt, and extra virgin olive oil.  Mix well.
  • Add ground chia and milk.
  • Mix well, and then stir in cauliflower puree, grated zucchini and red pepper and cheddar cheese (reserving a little for topping).
  • Grease muffin tin with coconut oil and spoon in mixture.
  • Sprinkle top with shredded cheddar cheese and bake for 20min
  • Remove from oven and let cool
  • Remove from muffin tins and enjoy!

Recipe and image courtesy of Peggy Kotsopoulos, Host of Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures on Veria Living. Here’s a YouTube video of Peggy preparing the Mac & Cheese Muffins. Enjoy!

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