Cheese Blend by Thrive Life



A customer recently asked me what she can so with her can of Cheese Blend Powder...
First I always recommend you go to Thrive Recipe
Then Search (top right spy glass) for Cheese Blend to see what recipes are there using it.

But here are a couple quick basic's that I have printed and taped to my can in the pantry.

THRIVE Mac and Cheese Sauce
 (creamy "Velveeta" style)
2 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. THRIVE White Flour
1 cup warm water + 1 tsp. THRIVE Chicken Bouillon
1 cup warm water + 3 Tbsp THRIVE Instant Milk
1/4 c. THRIVE Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/4 c. THRIVE Cheese Blend
salt and pepper to taste
 In a bowl combine shredded cheddar and chicken broth.    Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook about one minute, until foamy. Slowly whisk in milk then broth/cheese mixture. Add cheese blend and continue to whisk until thickened and cheese melts, about 3-5 minutes.  Adjust seasonings to taste.
Serve over 6 ounces of cooked Elbow Macaroni.

make it-  Nacho Cheese Sauce
In bowl with  cheddar & broth add in
2 Tbsp. THRIVE Green Chiles  (and Red Peppers)  
Adjust seasonings to taste.
Serve over nachos or with tortilla chips as a dip.

THRIVE "Cheese Whiz"
4 Tbsp. butter
4 Tbsp. THRIVE White Flour
1 cup warm water + 1 tsp. THRIVE Chicken Bouillon
1 cup warm water + 3 Tbsp THRIVE Instant Milk
1/4 c. THRIVE Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/4 c. THRIVE Cheese Blend
salt and pepper to taste 
 In a bowl combine shredded cheddar and chicken broth.    Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook about one minute, until foamy. Slowly whisk in milk then broth/cheese mixture. Add cheese blend and continue to whisk until thickened and cheese melts, about 3-5 minutes. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve over sautéed steak and onions in a hoagie bun f
or Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches.

THRIVE Mac and Cheese
(like "Kraft Mac and Cheese")
4 Tbsp. butter
1/4 c. THRIVE Powdered milk, reconstituted
1/2 c. THRIVE Cheese Blend
6 oz. THRIVE Elbow Macaroni
 Cook Elbow Macaroni in a saucepan according
to directions. Drain noodles then return to saucepan.
Add above ingredients and stir until combined. Serve.

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