Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Between the delicious food and spending time with friends and family who we are truly thankful for, it’s hard to beat. I’m sharing this Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes over on the Healthy Aperture blog today. Plus, I’m chatting about taking away the stress around holiday eating and ways to incorporate balance.
Who doesn’t like cheesy potatoes? Add these Everything Bagel Hasselback Potatoes as a side dish for dinner tonight. Confession: I am obsessed with Cabot’s everything bagel cheddar cheese. Then Trader Joe’s came out with an everything but the bagel sesame seasoning blend. It’s like everything bagel heaven (without the bagel). Before this recipe, I’ve never actually made hasselback potatoes before, but I saw a version on one of Buzzfeed’s Tasty videos and with my new everything bagel goodies I knew it would be a perfect pair.
These Garlic Parmesan Smashed Potatoes are a healthy twist of a cross between baked potatoes and french fries – crispy on the outside and fluffy and tender on the inside.
Hear those crickets? I haven’t made a recipe in over a week. I am finally back in action after being sick for a few days. I’ve thought of so many recipe ideas, but I didn’t have the energy or appetite to cook this week.
When did potatoes get such a bad reputation? I’m so tired of hearing, “they are too starchy” or “potatoes have too many carbs”. Potatoes are rich in B-complex vitamins, which help your body form blood cells and make energy from the protein, carbohydrates and fat from the food you eat. Additionally, potatoes are a great source of vitamin C, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.
I love these smashed potatoes because they are a cross between baked potatoes and french fries – soft and fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside. When I reheated them again for leftovers, they got even crispier, amazingggg.