RECIPE: Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes, The Low-Calorie “Mashed Potatoes” Alternative

A ringer for mashed potatoes; but mashed cauliflower is much better for you. Photo courtesy FAGE.   Intrepid dieters and nutrition-conscious moms have long known the secret to low-calorie mashed potatoes: Substitute cauliflower! Many a vegetable-resistant child has assumed that the mash is potatoes. Here’s a recipe that substitutes Greek yogurt for milk, for a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mashed Potato Martini

Mashed potatoes are more festive in a martini glass…with custom toppings. Photo courtesy IdahoPotatoes.com.   Yesterday we suggested a baked potato bar. Today, we’re adapting the idea to mashed potatoes—specifically, a Mashed Potato Martini. This could be the best mashed potato recipe: a fun and memorable way to serve guests. You dish out the mashed…
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RECIPE: 7 Tips To Make Healthier Mashed Potatoes

Healthier mashed potatoes. Photo courtesy U.S. Potato Board.   To eat better in the new year, here’s an alternative for healthier mashed potatoes. Use one or all of the tips; play around with different variations to see what you like best: Use half boiled or steamed potatoes, half steamed cauliflower. The recipe is also known…
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