Today we’re bucking trends for day 2 of the 101 days of blogging. We are also enjoying gluten free mac ‘n cheese. Yes, we can do it all!

Just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s smart or good for you.

Talk about trendy. How about the gluten-free trend? Gluten-free is not a fad for me. It’s my life. Not a diet.

But being gluten-free is the hot new lady on the block. She’s smart and sophisticated. And she’s thin. I mean, you do remember that Miley Cyrus said that’s how she got thin, right?

I’m obviously sprinkling a ton of sarcasm into the previous statements. Gluten-free is, quite honestly, not for everyone. Furthermore, just because it’s popular, doesn’t mean it’s smart. As a matter of fact, touting, “I’m gluten-free,” but then eating processed, packaged and gluten-free labeled items is anything but popular, smart or good for you. Trust me. I’ve been there. I’ve done that. It wreaked havoc on my gut.

That said, Mac ‘n Cheese is for everyone. Noodles. Cheese. Hot dogs. Those words make us feel like a 7-year old or broke college kid all over again. My Mac ‘n Cheese does not come in a box. It is not labeled, “gluten-free Mac ‘n Cheese.” It’s gluten-free because I use a quality noodle which is naturally gluten free (made with quinoa/corn).

Embrace your inner child, wild college days or simply the fact that you can eat Mac ‘n Cheese and still buck trends.

Here is your grocery shopping list for the recipe below.

Gluten Free Mac ‘n Cheese

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Gluten-Free Mac 'n Cheese Grocery List
Gluten-Free Mac ‘n Cheese Grocery List
Gluten Free Mac 'n Cheese
Recipe type: Main
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 2-4
  • 1 box Ancient Harvest Gluten Free Organic Pasta: Elbows 
  • ½ box mushrooms
  • 1 package Aidells All Natural Chicken Hot Dogs (Awesome Apple)
  • 6 Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss Wedges
  • Ghee butter
  • milk (or Almond milk)
  • sea salt
  1. Make pasta according to box
  2. While the pasta is cooking, cut up your mushrooms and hot dogs as finely as you'd like
  3. Saute the mushrooms and hot dogs in a little Ghee butter
  4. Once the pasta is done, rinse and before placing back into the pan, "coat" the bottom of the pan with some Ghee butter and a Laughing Cow wedge (keep heat on very low)
  5. Add the pasta, more Ghee, the rest of your Laughing Cow wedges, mushroom/hot dog mixture, milk and sea salt
  6. Stir on low heat until all cheese and butter are melted
Day 3 is tomorrow (in case you are joining the fun)!
Topic: Rage Against the Machine

Nearly all the ingredients you’ll need.

Mac 'n Cheese Ingredients
Mac ‘n Cheese Ingredients

Just a little prep.

Preparing the Pieces
Preparing the Pieces

Dig in.

Gluten-Free Mac 'n Cheese 'n Hot Dogs
Gluten-Free Mac ‘n Cheese ‘n Hot Dogs

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  1. OH MY GOSH! Just stop. Just stop posting recipes that require me to get out ASAP and grocery shop. Translation: That looks delicious, I want it now. *Be back in 20 minutes from the store!* 🙂

    1. Hey Nicole! I will tell you…once I healed my gut, I could have it moderation. And I do. Just love The Laughing Cow. But yes, I do work with them!

  2. Still haven’t tried Ghee butter – but I can’t find it in any of my stores. Might have to order it online because I’ve heard so much good about it!

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