Mac and Cheese with Broccoli and Carrots
Mac and Cheese with Broccoli and Carrots – skillet Mac and Cheese loaded with healthy broccoli and carrots. Even the pickiest eaters like it.
Little G is quite a picky eater. He practically eats four things: pizza, mac and cheese, pasta and chicken nuggets. As with many kids his age, mac and cheese is my life saver. Whenever I run out of dinner ideas (for him), I whip up mac and cheese as he will be happy to gobble it up, without fail.
While there are many instant mac and cheese in a box, or fast food mac and cheese, I always believe in making everything from scratch for the little ones. First of all, homemade is always so much healthier and better; secondly, it’s really quite easy and quick to whip up a skillet full of mac and cheese for Little G, and I even have enough leftovers for his lunch box the next day. Double win!
Much like other kids around his age, little G is not a big fan of vegetables. As a mother, I always try to sneak in some vegetables here and there so he gets enough Vitamin C every day. Homemade mac and cheese makes everything easier for me as I can always add in some broccoli and baby carrots (the only two vegetables he eats!) and he won’t pick them out. This Mac and Cheese with Broccoli recipe from Argo.com is always my goto recipe.
Little G loves the cheesy sauce so I used Argo® Corn Starch to thicken it up so every little piece of the elbow macaroni is nicely coated with the cheese. Ultimately, that’s what makes mac and cheese such a delightful dish to eat not only as a quick snack, but as a lovely side dish for Thanksgiving and holiday get togethers. I also love it that this is an easy one skillet dish so I have one less dish to clean up after dinner. Check out the video below and get cooking!
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post by Argo® Corn Starch and I am sharing this recipe as an Argo® Corn Starch Blog Ambassador.