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Loving Food in RI & Beyond : Cheesy Quinoa Mac & Cheese

Loving Food in RI & Beyond : Cheesy Quinoa Mac & Cheese
I have discovered my new favorite dish. I am a huge fan of Quinoa as you have seen in some of my latest posts, but this recipe has put this super grain over the top. I love mac and cheese from every angle. The cheese, the crunchy topping, the richness. Gosh, it tugs at my heart strings. This recipe makes it at least healthy for you. This dish touched on every reason as to why I love Mac & Cheese in the first place. Serving Size: 8 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed and drainedVeggies of your choice (optional)good pinch of salta few grinds of seasoning salt2 cloves garlic, minced2 large eggs1 cup soy milk or non-fat milk1 1/2 cups grated Cheddar cheese, more for sprinklingOptional- Crushed Red Pepper, Panko Bread crumbs for toppingToppings (optional)- salsa, hot sauce, sour cream, scallions Lightly saute any veggies you would like in this dish.

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