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Easy Green Mac and Cheese

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This recipe is so easy and delicious. Kid approved!


  • Extra virgin Olive oil
  • 8 ounces quinoa or brown rice pasta, such as elbows, penne, or shells
  • 4 cups (5 oz cut into small pieces) Organic spinach, swiss chard and/or kale, trimmed and chopped small
  • 2 cups (6 oz)Organic grated cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 7-by-11-inch baking dish with olive oil.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Once cooked, drain and spread in the oiled dish.
  3. Sprinkle the chopped greens and 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese over the pasta and stir until combined. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of cheese on top and drizzle with olive oil. Place dish in oven.
  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the cheese has melted and is bubbling hot. Remove from oven and serve.

Recipe from: Eat Complete, the cookbook by Drew Ramsey, M.D.