Whole Grains ‘n Cheese

Move over, mac ‘n’ cheese! This grain-based recipe is taking over. Instead of macaroni, you’ll use quinoa, brown rice, and red rice in this recipe. You still get the cheesy, melty, creaminess you love in mac ‘n’ cheese, but now with organic grains.

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

0 min



This Recipe Features:

Seeds of Change®Quinoa Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed Product

SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Quinoa & Brown Rice


  • 2 tbsps. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. ground mustard
  • 2 tbsps. all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 packages (8.5 ounces) SEED OF CHANGE™ Quinoa, Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Chopped fresh chives


  1. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, mustard, salt, pepper and cayenne.
  2. Cook over medium-low heat 1 minute.
  3. Gradually stir in milk, whisking constantly.
  4. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat.
  5. Gradually stir in cheese until melted.
  6. Meanwhile, heat SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Quinoa, Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed as directed on package.
  7. Stir into cheese sauce. Spoon into serving bowl; garnish with chives

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Nutrition Info
Servings 4
Calories (per serving) 520
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 16g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Fat % DV 85%
Saturated Fat % DV 80%
Trans Fat % DV 0%
Cholesterol N/A
Cholesterol % DV N/A
Sodium 760mg
Sodium % DV 32%
Total Carbohydrate 46g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Total Carbohydrates % DV 15%
Dietary Fiber % DV 12%
Protein 21g

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