Make your favorite brand work even harder with these fun twists on the classic. (Using a family-size box? Just double the amounts.)
Stir 1 egg into prepared mac'n' cheese, spoon into 20 greased mini-muffin cups, sprinkle with shredded cheddar and pepper (optional), and bake for 12 to 14 minutes at 400 F.
Never miss a local story.
Stir in 1/2 cup butternut squash, carrot, cauliflower, or sweet-potato puree just before serving, for extra nutrients that blend right in. (This is a great use for leftover baby food too!)
Add 1/2 cup salsa and 1 cup each black beans and sweet corn. Serve topped with crushed tortilla chips for a south-of-the-border dinner option. Adventurous eaters can top with hot sauce.