The truth? I very rarely serve noodles to my family and boxed foods, like Mac&Cheese are extremely rare.
But - I LOVE noodles. I can't think of very many ways to eat noodles that I don't like. The problem is that I am a type 2 diabetic. For the most part, noodles are just plain out of the question.
Today was one of those extremely rare days. I pulled out a box of "noodles and cheese" for my boys. Monkey usually will not eat them, he's not a pasta guy. I can't just serve them plain noodles and cheese either - I'm one of THOSE moms that can't leave a "good" food alone. I searched the cupboard, looking for something to make it slightly healthier for my family, I checked the fridge...
Here's the end result:
Noodles & Cheese with hidden curried cauliflower
and some hummus
and some cheddar
and some parmesean
Sound gross? I only gave Monkey about a spoon full, he gobbled it down and wanted more. My noodles experiment was a success!
Do you hide things in your noodles? What do you do to make this traditional lunch healthier for your family?
(By the way, tonight is lasagna night - my "noodles" will be thinly sliced yellow squash