Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  266
  • Protein  9 g
  • Carbohydrates  26 g
  • Fat  14 g
  • Cholesterol  43 mg
  • Sodium  237 mg
  • Potassium  222 mg
  • Phosphorus  188 mg
  • Calcium  147 mg
  • Fiber  2.3 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 1 milk
  • 1-1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Vegetables and cooked chicken can also be added if desired to make a one-dish meal.

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Macaroni and Cheese
Jmeredith says:

Very tasty but sauce was too thick. Will cook again but will add a little more water or milk for thinner sauce.

May. 17, 2018, 7:32 AM
Macaroni and Cheese

This mac was amazing! It was rich,creamy, and garlicky. I doubled the batch first time cause it seemed small. But the sauce produced a lot. I would personally leave the sauce as is and put it over more pasta. Not sure how it will reheat. But definetly keeping this one for when a craving hits. Very satisfied. I don't eat meat but would probably be good with chicken and maybe peas for a veggie.

May. 03, 2018, 3:52 PM
Macaroni and Cheese
MHTapper says:

This was pretty tasty. For added flavor, I stirred in some pimento (well drained), and used a bit more of the red paper flakes. I also stirred in some crumbled / cooked lean beef for a 1 skillet meal. My husband really liked it!

Oct. 09, 2016, 5:28 PM
Macaroni and Cheese

I not only love macaroni and cheese, but I tried making it using rotini noodles and they worked very well. Of course all my life I used that familiar blue box so I will need a renal-safe alternative. I think this recipe will be worth trying but while Parmesan cheese is one of the ingredients the preparations do not mention when to put it in. I assume I can add that to the sauce along with the cream cheese, milk, and seasonings. It will be different eating the dish without cheddar, though.

Sep. 09, 2016, 8:53 PM
Macaroni and Cheese
Skelly63 says:

I made this exactly how the recipe was written. My husband I thought this was really great! This tasted better than any traditional Mac & Cheese I have made in the past. Will definitely keep this on hand.

Aug. 10, 2015, 11:22 AM
Macaroni and Cheese
Pinkyz9 says:

I made this dish with Almond Breeze (plain) & added some mixed veggies & very-low-fat ground beef. after I mixed it all together, I baked it until nicely browned on top! The hubby loved it & said to make it again!!

Nov. 19, 2014, 10:21 AM
Macaroni and Cheese

My family thought it was a little bland as straight Mac and cheese - but this would be an amazing Alfredo type sauce! Add some cooked chicken, zucchini and cooked red peppers and you have a one pot meal. :)

Nov. 12, 2014, 8:01 PM
Macaroni and Cheese

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Apr. 10, 2014, 11:00 AM
Macaroni and Cheese
MGD2Lite says:

could you use nondairy creamer instead of milk and NO fat Cream cheese ( I sometimes can find it at Wal-Mart) ? To lower fat and phosphorus? Dietitian comment: The nondairy creamer is higher in fat than the low fat milk and the no-fat cream cheese is higher in phosphorus than the light cream cheese. These changes will decrease fat by 4 grams per serving and increase phosphorus to 209 mg per serving..

Apr. 09, 2014, 1:45 PM

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