This recipe still gives you that traditional taste and feel of mac and cheese, all while having a few health upgrades! (1) I chose to use organic grass fed cheddar cheese because it has a higher amount of omega 3’s and CLA with an overall lower ration of omega 6 to omega 3. Grass fed cattle are also not subjected to the same treatment of preventative antibiotics that factory farmed cattle are. Plus, I notice that I don’t have the same issues with grass fed dairy that I do with conventional dairy.
I’ve also snuck in some cauliflower to this mac and cheese dish giving it an extra nutrient boost! (2) Cauliflower contains glucosinolates, which are sulfur containing compounds that have amazing health benefits such as supporting our detoxification system. It’s also so mild in flavour that it blends in perfectly with this dish.
(1) Source: whygrassfed.ca
(2) Source: whfoods.com
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