Macaroni noodles are often not the greatest food for your body. However, recently, healthier options have come onto the market that allow Foodies like us to enjoy some macaroni salad or supper knowing good things like peas and quinoa are going to nourish us! Keep some healthy macaroni noodles on hand for a night when you’re in a hurry so you can create one delicious bowl of goodness. With dairy free, vegan and vegetarian options, these recipes suit a variety of diets which make it perfect to accompany a BBQ meal or to be served on it’s own.

1. Jalepeno Popper Macaroni Salad

Looking for a macaroni meal with a punch? This mac salad has the perfect amount of salt and spice to make your suppertime exciting! Photos and Recipe By: The Chunky Chef

2. One Pot Beef and Tomato Macaroni Soup

It’s high protein, filling and can serve an army. This soup is perfect for people who need to fuel up before they get active. Photos and Recipe By: The Recipe Rebel

3. Pickled Tuna Macaroni Salad

I know you all love pickles! Create this super simple salad that will taste like a little bit of summer. Serve as a main dish or as an exciting side! Photos and Recipe By: Spend With Pennies

4. Old Fashioned Goulash

Rainy days call for soul foods and this goulash is just that! Photos and Recipe By: The Best Blog Recipe

5. Homemade Hamburger Helper

This cottage ready meal uses all those leftovers you have in your cupboards to make a big pot of salty goodness. Photos and Recipe By: Countryside Cravings


6. Classic Macaroni Salad

Create a rainbow of colors with a classic macaroni salad. Photos and Recipe By: Cooking Classy

7. Devilled Egg Pasta Salad

Who loves devilled eggs? Who loves pasta? Mix ’em together and you have yourselves a brand new suppertime favorite. Photos and Recipe By: Trial and Eater

8. Vegan Macaroni Salad

Hey vegans! This salad is made with you in mind and it’s doesn’t disappoint. Photos and Recipe By: I Love Vegan

9. Vegan Mac and Cheese

A Forkly original, this vegan mac and cheese will sooth your soul and fill you up with warmth! Photos and Recipe By: Forkly

10. Baked Squash Mac and Cheese

Last but certainly not least, this extravagant Mac meal will blow your dinner guests out of the water! Photos and Recipe By: Half Baked Harvest

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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