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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

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The classic parental nightmare: getting your little ones to munch on more veggies. This season, Elle Penner, our Registered Dietitian has got a trick up her sleeve with butternut squash mac & cheese. Sure it’s a little sneaky but one serving of this creamy, butter-nutty dish will meet your daily vitamin A needs. It’s high in protein, great for vegetarians and kid-approved. Hurry and test it out before butternut squash season is over!

 

elle penner 150pxElle Penner, MPH, RD, is the Registered Dietitian and Food & Nutrition Editor at MyFitnesssPal, as well as an active runner, food-enthusiast and healthy lifestyle blogger. For more healthy recipes and fitness inspiration, check out her blog, According to Elle, and connect with her on FacebookPinterest and Twitter.

Photo courtesy of Elle Penner. Original recipe can be found on According to Elle.

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