We are big Macaroni and Cheese lovers, at my house. Because of my CKD, this is a hard meal to enjoy. The cheese adds Protein, Sodium, and Phosphorus in pretty large amounts. Plus the saturated fats. So, I came up with my own version of Macaroni and Cheese, and I love it. No one else does, but that is Ok. The graphic below is for 1 serving. This dish is also low in Phosphorus about 100 grams, but that may depend on different varieties of the items used. I use Eat this Much to estimate Phosphorus levels in food. If you use frozen, or fresh sweet potatoes, the Sodium levels are also low. Canned sweet potatoes have a lot of sodium, rinsing them can help. Potassium will be high due to the Sweet Potatoes, so be careful if you are watching Potassium levels. You could half the Sweet Potatoes. It is also low fat, and you could use a different kind of fat instead of butter to improve that even more. It is, however, going to be higher in Carbs. If you have a set Carb level due to Diabetes be sure and figure up the totals. It is low in sugar, though. Enjoy, and let me know if you tried it.
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