Exploring the Cheesy Cosmos: A Nutritional Guide to Kraft Dinner’s Galaxy of Products

Let’s embark on an interstellar voyage through the universe of Kraft Dinner (KD), a classic comfort food with an assortment of shapes, flavours, and cheesy delights. The nutritional information provided reflects the product as sold, without the addition of milk or butter which are often used when preparing the dish.

 

Blue Box Classics – The Heart of the Cheesy Galaxy

Blue Box Classics are the pillars of the Kraft Dinner universe. The time-tested, iconic macaroni and cheese that have warmed hearts for generations.

 

 

KD Original

A box of Original Kraft Dinner - it's blue and yellow with noodles on it

 

KD Original is the big bang of the cheesy cosmos. The one that started it all!

 

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (51g):

    • Calories: 310

    • Total Fat: 2.5g

    • Cholesterol: 10mg

    • Sodium: 560mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 61g

    • Sugars: 11g

    • Protein: 11g

Extra Creamy KD

A box of Extra Creamy KD, featuring the KD logo and two shades of blue

 

Extra Creamy is like a supernova of creaminess engulfing your taste buds in rich, velvety cheese.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (50g):

    • Calories: 180

    • Total Fat: 1.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 320mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 36g

    • Sugars: 6g

    • Protein: 6g

 

3 Cheese KD

A blue and yellow box of Three Cheese KD

 

3 Cheese KD combines the cosmic powers of three cheeses to create a taste explosion!

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (85g):

    • Calories: 310

    • Total Fat: 2.5g

    • Cholesterol: 10mg

    • Sodium: 600mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 60g

    • Sugars: 11g

    • Protein: 11g

White Cheddar KD

A box of White Cheddar Kraft Dinner, with a blue and teal box

 

White Cheddar is like flying through a cloud of cheesy goodness – smooth and sublime.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (50g):

    • Calories: 180

    • Total Fat: 1.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 300mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 36g

    • Sugars: 6g

    • Protein: 6g

Sharp Cheddar KD

A blue and orange box of Sharp Cheddar Kraft Dinner

 

Sharp Cheddar takes your taste buds on a sharp turn around a cheesy star, with its strong and tangy flavour.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (50g):

    • Calories: 180

    • Total Fat: 1.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 320mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 35g

    • Sugars: 6g

    • Protein: 6g

Different Flavors – A Galaxy of Taste!

This category is the galaxy where flavors collide! Here you’ll find Kraft Dinner that takes a twist on the classic cheese flavor.

 

Cheese and Tomato KD

A red and blue box of Cheese and Tomato KD

Embark on an interstellar mission to the tomato star with the cheesy spaceship!

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (50g):

    • Calories: 180

    • Total Fat: 1g

    • Cholesterol: 0mg

    • Sodium: 320mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 36g

    • Sugars: 5g

    • Protein: 6g

Spicy Cheddar KD

A red and blue box of Cheese and Tomato KD

 

Spicy Cheddar KD is like rocket fuel for your taste buds. Take off into a fiery cheesy orbit!

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (52g):

    • Calories: 190

    • Total Fat: 1.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 420mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 36g

    • Sugars: 4g

    • Protein: 7g

KD Alfredo

A blue and green box of KD Alfredo

 

Dive into the creamy Milky Way with Alfredo. A rich creamy space where cheese planets collide!

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (85g):

    • Calories: 310

    • Total Fat: 3g

    • Cholesterol: 10mg

    • Sodium: 650mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 59g

    • Sugars: 9g

    • Protein: 12g

The Shape Nebulas – Where Shapes and Cheese Become Cosmic Art!

 

Sail through the nebula of shapes. The cheesy goodness takes form in the infinite abyss of this tasty universe.

 

Underwater Shapes

A box of Underwater Shapes KD, featuring a noodle seahorse, dolphin, and fish

 

Submerge yourself in an underwater galaxy where cheesy fish and shells orbit around your fork.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (52g):

    • Calories: 190

    • Total Fat: 1.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 300mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 37g

    • Sugars: 6g

    • Protein: 7g

Alphabet Shapes

A box of Alphabet Shapes KD, featuring the noodle letters A, B, and C

 

Navigate through the asteroid belt of alphabets in this cheesy constellation.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (52g):

    • Calories: 190

    • Total Fat: 1.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 300mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 37g

    • Sugars: 6g

    • Protein: 7g

Spirals

A blue and purple box of KD Spirals

 

Spin through the spiral galaxy with these curly macaroni embraced by cheese.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (44g):

    • Calories: 160

    • Total Fat: 1.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 240mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 31g

    • Sugars: 5g

    • Protein: 6g

KD Cups – Portable Wormholes to Cheesy Dimensions!

These are the wormholes for the space traveller on the go! Pop into a cheesy dimension anywhere in the universe.

 

KD Cups

A compact nebula bursting with the iconic cheesy goodness. For the space explorer on the go!

 

A KD Cup - a small cup size version of KD

Nutritional Information (per cup):

    • Calories: 220

    • Total Fat: 4g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 640mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 40g

    • Sugars: 7g

    • Protein: 7g

KD Cup 3 Cheese

A blue and yellow cardboard KD 3 Cheese Cup

 

Triple the cheese, triple the flavour. A portable wormhole with 3 cheesy dimensions.

 

Nutritional Information (per cup):

    • Calories: 230

    • Total Fat: 6g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 590mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 38g

    • Sugars: 6g

    • Protein: 6g

Simply KD – The Healthier Planetary System

Simply KD uses cauliflower as a base for a healthier alternative. Dive into a cleaner, lighter cheesy space!

 

Simply Original

A green and blue box of Simply KD Original

 

Orbit around a cauliflower sun with a touch of classic cheese.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/2 box (85g):

    • Calories: 300

    • Total Fat: 2.5g

    • Cholesterol: 5mg

    • Sodium: 570mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 57g

    • Sugars: 5g

    • Protein: 13g

Simply 3 Cheese KD

A green and blue box of Three Cheese Simply KD

 

Simply 3 Cheese takes the tri-star system of cheeses to its purest form! It’s an undiluted cheese experience.

 

Nutritional Information per 1/4 box (150g):

    • Calories: 270

    • Total Fat: 4.5g

    • Cholesterol: 15mg

    • Sodium: 535mg

    • Total Carbohydrates: 53g

    • Sugars: 9g

    • Protein: 9g

Frequently Asked Questions

Is KD good for you?

Kraft Dinner can be a quick and convenient meal option, but it shouldn’t be the core of your diet. Many KD products are high in sodium and carbohydrates, and not very high in fibre or certain vitamins and minerals. It’s best enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

How can I make KD healthier?

Consider adding vegetables or lean protein to your Kraft Dinner. This not only enhances the flavour but also adds nutrients. You can also use less of the cheese powder or opt for low-fat milk to reduce fat content.

Conclusion

We’ve travelled the cheesy cosmos and explored the nutritional information of various Kraft Dinner products. While KD is undeniably tasty, it’s best to consume it as part of a balanced diet. Mix in some veggies or protein to turn it into a more balanced meal, and enjoy your journey through this delicious galaxy!