Everyday Lighter Macaroni and Cheese

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Everyday Lighter Macaroni and Cheese

Why This Recipe Works

We found four ways to reduce the fat (and calories) in our macaroni and cheese recipe. We replaced 12 ounces of full-fat cheddar cheese with 8 ounces of low-fat cheddar cheese and substituted 2 percent milk for whole milk. A can of 2 percen...

Why This Recipe Works

We found four ways to reduce the fat (and calories) in our macaroni and cheese recipe. We replaced 12 ounces of full-fat cheddar cheese with 8 ounces of low-fat cheddar cheese and substituted 2 percent milk for whole milk. A can of 2 percent evaporated milk added creaminess, and cornstarch replaced the butter roux.

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Lighter Family FavoritesSeason 7, Ep. 707

Whether we admit it or not, there are some dishes that ,while tasty, are just too high in fat and calories to be enjoyed on a regular basis. Even a modest portion of macaroni and cheese or chicken Par...