Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Poppin' Mac and Cheese plus free Popchips!

This recipe is super easy and super cheesey. I love a little crunch on my mac and cheese, so when I got some free bags of the new Popchips flavors, I knew I had to try this. You can make your own version of mac and cheese instead of using the Fiber Gourmet. However, I will say that folks who tried my Fiber Gourmet version couldn't tell the difference between it and the higher calorie stuff. I personally felt it was a little less cheesey, which is why the Cheddar Popchips were a perfect addition!

1 eight ounce bag of NEW Cheddar Popchips
1 box of Fiber Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese
1/2 cup fat free milk

Make macaroni and cheese according to package instructions (mine called for the milk). Pour into casserole dish and top with crumbled Cheddar Popchips. Bake for a couple minutes at 350 (or broil depending on your patience) until chips start to brown. Remove from oven and serve!

Makes six servings at 112 calories, 1.2 grams of fat, 9 grams of fiber, 5 grams of protein


I have two coupons for a free bag of Popchips up for grabs for two lucky readers!

To enter, comment on this post with what you would say if you won the free bag of Popchips.

For an extra entry, link back to your blog! Post that link here!

And for one more entry, become a follower! Comment here to let me know you follow Uncovering Food!

Final entry? Tweet about this giveaway! Link @UncoveringFood to your tweet for credit!

Contest ends Sunday, July 18 at 11:59pm PST. Good luck!


Mo Diva said...

Oh Carol,
This looks so cheesy and comforting! Cant wait to try it!

hsullivan66 said...

looks yummy!

So if I won, I would say "I finally get to try these darn popchips everyone has been raving about".

Laura said...

ohhh enter that photo in my contest! http://heywhatsfordinnermom.blogspot.com/2009/07/vietnamese-pork-chops-and-sauteed-bok.html for details!! Love the idea of chips :)

Christo Gonzales said...

great idea to do with my last bag of pop chips - thanks for the inspiration!

Leslie said...

umm...that looks amazing. that is SUCH a good idea. I would have NEVER have thought of that. Thanks for the tip. I would TOTALLY make that same dish with the free popchips!

i hope i win!

Carolyn Jung said...

How fun to cook with Popchips. Mine never last long enough to put on any dish, I have to sheepishly admit.

Junghwa said...

looks great

lynn said...

i would eat those popchips straight up!

Just Me said...

I would say!!! Cheddar Pop chips.. holy yum!!! and then try my hand at making that mac n cheese you were talking about, sounds good. Plus I already follow you:)

Michelle said...

Whoo! Cool. Hmmm, I sure hope they carry them around here ;)

Michelle said...

Oh! And I follow you.

Emily said...

As much as I would like to create a dish out of these babies, I would sadly eat them straight out of the bag. I'm a sucker for chips!

Emily said...

And I of course follow you!!!

Zoe said...

This is my first time here! Those popchips look so yummy, I want some!

eclairre said...

I would be like, "Hey mom! I just won some pop chips! This month is my lucky blog giveaway month!"


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