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White Mac & Cheese with Turkey

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 253
Protein 20g
Fat 8g
Carbs 27g
Total Time

There’s nothing better than a comfort food recipe that has been hacked to be a healthier, more powerful version of its former self. This white mac & cheese dish is no exception.

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White Mac & Cheese with Turkey

Ingredients

Ingredients for up to 5 servings:

  • 4 slices turkey bacon (nitrate free, uncured)
  • 4.5oz Ancient Harvest Gluten free Quinoa Macaroni pasta (or use whole wheat macaroni)
  • 1 3/4 cup Greek yogurt (2%)
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • fresh chives
  • salt & pepper to taste
Steps
  1. Boil quinoa pasta and set aside.
  2. Slice bacon into pieces and then cook in a nonstick skillet with garlic paste on medium high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add 1 cup of Greek yogurt, goat cheese, chives and mozzarella.
  4. Cook until the sauce is an even consistency.
  5. Let the sauce thicken and then remove from heat.
  6. Then add macaroni and the rest of Greek yogurt. Mix.

Approximate macros for 1 of 5 servings:

 

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Calories
253
Protein
20g
Fat
8g
Carbs
27g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.