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One-Bowl Microwave Macaroni and Cheese | Keto | Low Carb

This One-Bowl Microwave Macaroni and Cheese is college student approved! It is perfect for older teens, college students, teens or children responsible for making their own after school, late night, mid afternoon snack! And for us grownups this a great take along snack to bring to work, you can keep the ingredients in your desk for when that late afternoon snack craving hits you. Yep, that's right, the ingredients don't need to be refrigerated and can be stored for quite a while in a dry place (like your desk, or cubby, etc.)

This recipe came about when my hungry college-age kid wanted a low carb/keto friendly version of macaroni and cheese that could be made in a microwave in the dorm room. And of course ease of making was high on the list too! So I experimented with a few ideas and honestly this was the best and it seriously tastes like the 'real' thing that you buy in those little blue cups at the grocery. I measure and package up the macaroni so you just need to dump the macaroni in an microwavable bowl, add water, cook and then add and mix in the cheese. I went with a powdered cheddar cheese so it could easily be stored, no refrigeration, and takes up no space in those small tight dorm rooms.

One-Bowl Microwave Macaroni and Cheese | Keto | Low Carb


1 oz (approx 1/3 cup) Great Low Carb Bread Company, Elbow Macaroni 3/4 cup water 1 Tablespoon Anthony's Cheddar Cheese Powder Deep microwavable bowl or mug (big enough so the water doesn't overflow when cooking) Directions: 1. Place macaroni in deep microwavable bowl or mug 2. Add water to the bowl/mug 3. Microwave for 8 to 9 minutes or until macaroni is cooked. Check and stir every 3 minutes. 4. Remove from the microwave, there should still be some water at the bottom of the mug/bowl. Add the cheddar cheese powder and mix well. If too dry, add a bit more water and mix again. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information: This makes 1 serving Protein 14g Fat 2g Total Carbs 14g Fiber 9g Net Carbs 5g

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