Whole Grains 'n Cheese

Move over, mac ‘n’ cheese! This grain-based recipe is taking over. Instead of macaroni, you’ll use quinoa, brown rice, and red rice in this recipe. You still get the cheesy, melt-y, creaminess you love in mac ‘n’ cheese, but now with organic grains.

10 mins
  • 10min
    Prep time
  • 0min
    Cook time
  • 4


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 packages (8.5 ounces) SEED OF CHANGE® Quinoa, Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed
  • Chopped fresh chives


  1. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, mustard, salt, pepper and cayenne.
  2. Cook over medium-low heat 1 minute.
  3. Gradually stir in milk, whisking constantly.
  4. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat.
  5. Gradually stir in cheese until melted.
  6. Meanwhile, heat SEEDS OF CHANGE® Quinoa, Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed as directed on package.
  7. Stir into cheese sauce. Spoon into serving bowl; garnish with chives.

Servings: 4

Amount per Serving

  • Calories520

  • % Daily Value*

  • Total fat 25g38%

    Saturated fat 16g80%

    Trans fat 0g0%

  • Cholestrol N/AN/A

  • Sodium 760mg32%

  • Total Carbohydrates 46g15%

    Dietary Fiber 3g12%

    Sugars 4g

  • Protein 21g

  • Vitamin AN/A

  • Vitamin CN/A

  • CalciumN/A

  • IronN/A