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Macaroni & Cheese is the perfect comfort food.

by Chris

It’s warm and cozy and especially cheesy — what’s not to love. This recipe for homemade Creamy Mac & Cheese is super yummy with a little fresh spinach to make it even better!

Making homemade mac & cheese doesn’t have to be difficult either — this recipe is really easy to make and takes no time at all.


Shopping List:

  • 4 cups Elbow Macaroni
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 1/2 – 4 cups Heavy Cream
  • Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning
  • 1 cup Italian Blend Cheese, shredded
  • 1-2 cups Fresh Spinach (optional)


  • Cook pasta in salted water — follow instructions for al dente pasta (usually 6-7 minutes), drain and set aside
  • In a skillet, melt butter and cook garlic for about 30 seconds
  • Add flour and combine
  • Whisk in heavy cream and season with a pinch of salt, a few turns of ground pepper and Italian Seasoning and mix
  • Add cheese and combine
  • Add cooked pasta and stir until well incorporated into the cheesy mixture
  • Add 1-2 cups of spinach and mix
  • Serve

*You can leave out the spinach or add other veggies to make it a complete meal