Healthy Lunch Ideas: Recipe #5

By August 31, 2016Parkland Players

This is the fifth post in a series of posts on healthy lunch ideas.

Back to school is right around the corner, which means packing lunches again! Sometimes you need a little inspiration to get those healthy lunches going. So, we will be posting a few recipes or lunch ideas over the next little while. Hope they spark some lunch packing creativity!

From Baked Macaroni and Cheese Bites


  • 1 box of macaroni and cheese
  • ½ cup cottage cheese (low fat)
  • ¼ cup plain greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup tomato chopped (optional)


  1. preheat broiler and place rack on the top slot.
  2. Cook macaroni noodles per directions on the package.
  3. Add cottage cheese, yogurt and cheese packet to noodles and mix
  4. Spoon 1 cup of noodles into muffin pan (suggestion not to use paper muffin sleeves)
  5. Sprinkle cheese and tomatoes on top.
  6. Place on top rack and cook for 3-5 minutes or until the top of each bite gets crispy.

And there you have it! A week of lunch inspiration!



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