Protein-Packed Mac and Cheese: Cheesy Goodness with a Nutritious Twist
Who says comfort food can’t be healthy?
Introducing our Protein Mac and Cheese recipe that’s packed with muscle-building protein without sacrificing any of the creamy, cheesy goodness.
Whether you’re looking for a post-workout meal or a comforting dinner option, this dish is sure to hit the spot.
Follow along with us as we show you how to make this delicious and satisfying dish that your taste buds and muscles will thank you for!
8 oz. chickpea pasta or pasta of choice
2 cup shredded cheddar
2 Scoops of Unflavored Protein Powder
1 cup milk of choice
¾ cup plain Greek Yogurt
½ cup breadcrumbs (gluten free if needed)
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp dash of paprika
½ tsp cracked pepper
½ tsp salt
To begin, preheat your oven to 375°F. Then, boil water and cook the pasta according to the instructions on the box.
Once cooked, drain the pasta and set it aside.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine milk, protein powder, and Greek yogurt, whisking frequently until well combined.
Gradually add in 1 1/2 cups of cheese, whisking until melted to form a sauce.
Then, add in the spices and seasonings, and stir to combine.
Mix in the cooked pasta and stir until well coated.
Next, pour the cheesy pasta into a small baking pan lightly coated with olive oil.
Sprinkle breadcrumbs over the top along with the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese.
Finally, bake for 15-20 minutes or until the top is browned to your liking.
We hope you enjoyed our Protein Mac and Cheese recipe video, and that this wholesome and tasty dish becomes a regular addition to your meal rotation. Whether you’re in the mood for comfort food or need a post-workout meal, this protein-rich take on the classic mac and cheese is a great choice.
If you’re looking to make more significant changes to your health and diet, we recommend working with a personal trainer and nutrition coach. They can help you develop a personalized plan that fits your goals and lifestyle, and provide you with the guidance and support you need to achieve your desired results.
Remember, a healthy diet is all about balance, and incorporating nutritious meals like Protein Mac and Cheese is just one piece of the puzzle. So, keep exploring new recipes, trying new things, and working towards your health and wellness goals. Thank you for watching, and stay tuned for our next video!