What To Do With That Left Over Turkey? Healthy Mac ‘N Cheese!

A perfect, healthy lunch solution for all that left over turkey -- Mock Mac N' Cheese.  It might not look pretty in the container, but it is tasty.

A perfect, healthy lunch solution for all that left over turkey — Mock Mac N’ Cheese. It might not look pretty in the container, but it is tasty.

With half a turkey breast and a leg sitting in the fridge, I started wondering how I could jazz up dinner.  I came across this George Stella recipe for Mac & Cheese (substituting cauliflower for the macaroni!) and it hit me. Add the turkey to increase the protein!

I ended up dividing the casserole up into 8 single serving size containers. A perfect Grab-&-Go lunch for my working hubby.

The dish is delicious and I didn’t miss the pasta at all…of course all of that glorious bacon helped.

For those of you not eating low-carb and want to use fewer points, try using fat-free cream and Cheddar cheeses, and less bacon (I can’t believe I wrote that!). Read More