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 twists on the cheesy staple 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! 

Green Macaroni and Cheese

Try out this veggie-fied take on mac and cheese from Weelicious. No food coloring needed—spinach and broccoli are the key ingredients to make the mix bright green. Find out how it’s made by clicking here.

photo: Weelicious

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

—Susie Foresman