Advanced Plan

Advanced Plan “Mac” & Cheese

One of your favorite comfort foods has a healthier alternative! Using the very versatile hearts of palm, this decadent recipe is quick and easy to make. This dish is sure to become a weeknight dinner staple in your household alone or with Southern-style biscuits or grainless rolls.

Cook Time

30 minutes

One of your favorite comfort foods has a healthier alternative! Using the very versatile hearts of palm, this decadent recipe is quick and easy to make. This dish is sure to become a weeknight dinner staple in your household alone or with Southern-style biscuits or grainless rolls.

Advanced Plan “Mac” & Cheese

Ingredients

  • 1⁄4 cup organic butter
  • 3 tablespoons organic cream cheese
  • 1⁄4 cup organic chicken broth
  • 1 cup organic cheddar cheese shredded
  • Himalayan sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 jars of hearts of palm
  • Additional organic shredded cheese (for topping)

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Stir in cream cheese and broth until completely combined and smooth.
  3. Reduce heat slightly and add cheddar cheese, stirring until melted.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Instead of traditional macaroni noodles, simply cut two jars of hearts of palm into discs (or moon shapes by cutting the cylinder in half lengthways then into slices) and boil in filtered water for 5–7 minutes.
  7. Drain well and add cheese sauce.
  8. Put into a baking dish and top with cheese and bake for 30 minutes at 350° F until bubbly.