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A quick Pinterest search will reveal a wealth of made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese recipes.  As you scroll through, you’ll notice that food bloggers have found a variety of great tasting ways to amp up the nutritional value of this classic comfort dish. We’re talking about sneaking in healthy things like sweet potatoes, kale, butternut squash, cauliflower, onions and Greek yogurt!

Here are 6 recipes:

Sweet Potato & Kale Mac N’ Cheese With Sage Breadcrumbs via Kara Lydon, RD, LDN, RYT, Nutritionist and Blogger at  The Foodie Dietitian


Lightened-Up Mac & Cheese via Be Truly Nourished

nacMy Favorite Quick Mac and Cheese with Squash via Abby Langer Nutrition


Cauliflower Mac & Cheese via Meal Makeover Moms’ Nutrition


Lightened Up Macaroni and Cheese via Nutritioulicious

macLayne’s Healthy Mac n’ Cheese via World RD


We think you should grab one of these recipes to make on Meatless Monday. Thanks to all registered dietitians who made this post possible!