Steam broccoli florets in the microwave rather than boil them to best preserve their nutrients. Place the broccoli in a microwave safe bowl, add a little water in the base of the bowl, and microwave for about 2-4 minutes or until tender.


A roux (rue) is a French word that describes a mixture of fat (traditionally butter) and flour. It’s generally used to add richness and body to a dish. The addition of the roux in this recipe helps create a smooth and creamy cheese sauce while keeping the recipe light. With a few of the right tricks any dish can be made lighter and taste delicious!


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