Kid Friendly Recipes: Frozen Veggie Loaded Mac and Cheese

Kid Friendly Recipes: Frozen Veggie Loaded Mac and Cheese
Get your veggies (Photo: @squashedpickle/instagram)

It’s Sunday, so time to plan meals for the week ahead.

It’s not an easy task, we know that.

Trying to sort recipes that kids and adults like, that are healthy, and that don’t require a lot of hassle to make? That’s a lot to ask.

But this kid-friendly recipe ticks all the boxes: frozen, veggie-loaded mac and cheese.

And even better news – you can make this tasty dinner with any veggies you have in the freezer; pea, broccoli, carrots, the list goes on.

Here’s how to make it.

Recipe: Frozen Veggie Loaded Mac and Cheese

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  • Cup of mixed frozen vegetables
  • cup of macaroni
  • Big lump of butter
  • Handful of grated Cheddar cheese


  1. Start cooking the macaroni according to package instructions and set aside
  2. Cook the frozen vegetables
  3. Toss your cooked vegetables in a blender with butter and some of the cooking water and blend until smooth
  4. Mix the macaroni, vegetable sauce and grated cheese – and serve

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