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Kid-Friendly Mac & Cheese

Updated: Dec 14, 2020


  1. 1 lb. butternut squash

  2. 1/8 medium onion

  3. ½ TBSP coconut oil

  4. 8 oz. macaroni quinoa pasta

  5. ½ cup cheddar cheese shredded

  6. 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. Wash, peel, and cut butternut squash. Chop onion.

  3. Toss the butternut squash and onions with coconut oil and place onto a lined cookie sheet; bake for 15-20 minutes until slightly browned.

  4. While veggies are roasting, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

  5. Once veggies are done, remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.

  6. Add to a blender and puree.

  7. Mix together the macaroni, butternut squash puree, most of the cheddar cheese, and most of the parmesan.

  8. Once fully mixed, place into an oven-safe dish and top with remaining cheeses.

  9. Bake for 10 minutes, or until bubbly and slightly browned.


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