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Vegetarians rejoice: National Mac and Cheese Day

Did you know mac and cheese has its very own day of food honor? National Mac and Cheese Day is July 14 and whether you want to celebrate by making your own mac and cheese or dig into a delicious store-bought brand, here are a few fabulously flavorful ways

It's hard not to love warm toothsome pasta bathed in ooey gooey melted cheese. In fact, mac and cheese is so beloved by adults and kids alike, the popular dish has its very own day of honor. National Mac and Cheese Day is July 14 and whether you want to celebrate by making your own mac and cheese or dig into a delicious store-bought brand, here are a few fabulously flavorful ways to get your mac and cheese fix.
It's hard not to love warm toothsome pasta bathed in ooey gooey melted cheese. In fact, mac and cheese is so beloved by adults and kids alike, the popular dish has its very own day of honor. National Mac and Cheese Day is July 14 and whether you want to celebrate by making your own mac and cheese or dig into a delicious store-bought brand, here are a few fabulously flavorful ways to get your mac and cheese fix.

Cucina Fresca Smoked Gruyere Mac and Cheese

With roots as a mom-and-pop shop in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market, Cucina Fresca Gourmet Foods recently launched their Mac and Cheese product line. Available in four gourmet flavors -- Sharp Cheddar, Smoked Gruyere, Creamy Fontina and Tangy Gorgonzola -- Cucina Fresca Mac and Cheese dishes are all natural and carefully handmade in small batches. All varieties feature eggless penne pasta accompanied with rich, creamy sauce made with rBST-free milk, fresh cheeses, and a touch of whole creamery butter. We're partial to the Smoked Gruyere, made with aged Gruyere, Swiss and Fontina, and a touch of lightly smoked Spanish paprika.

Annie's Homegrown Organic Shells & Real Aged Cheddar 

For the kids who just have to have their mac and cheese from a box, Annie's Homegrown is a far healthier and more authentic option -- no fake ingredients or artificial colorings here! This cheddar mac is made with organic pasta and cheddar cheese given a boost in color by the natural coloring annatto.

Amy's Gluten-Free Rice Mac & Cheeese

For those comfort food lovers who follow a gluten-free diet, Amy's offers a gluten-free mac and cheese made with organic rice macaroni, organic lowfat milk, Cheddar cheese, and butter. You won't find any trans fat, added MSG, nor preservatives in this ready to heat and eat product.

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