If your little one’s favorite food groups are chicken tenders and mac ‘n’ cheese, you’re in luck. We’ve rounded up a bunch of mac ‘n’ cheese variations that incorporate everything from sweet potatoes to buffalo chicken. Whether you’re looking for rich indulgence or a lightened-up version, we’ve got you covered. Click through the slideshow to get “mac”-ing! 

Baked Artisan Mac and Cheese

Comfort food that is good for you? It does exist, thanks to this whole-food based makeover from Veggies Don't Bite. This sharp white mac 'n' cheese bake is as creamy and delicious, you'll never be able to tell that it's gluten and dairy free. Get the recipe here.

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What’s your favorite mac and cheese recipe? Let us know in the comments below.

—Susie Foresman