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    Hooray for healthier mac 'n' cheese, chili and more!

    Georgiann Caruso is a CNN Medical Associate Producer After a long, stress-filled day, you may just crave some comfort -- and comfort foods like mac 'n' cheese or spaghetti and meatballs.
    • T W

      Tips to a smoother mac and cheese sauce: add cheese off heat after bechamel is finished, use a good aged cheddar.

    • Jessica Barcomb

      Baked Macaroni Cheese With Gruyere Fontina (JB - best mac and cheese EVER)

    • Becky Tye

      Kid-Pleasing Mac Cheese Recipe

    • Jenn Wilson

      "Healthy" Macaroni and Cheese recipe

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