20 Minute Meals, Leftovers, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes, Thanksgiving

What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving dinner.  Especially when they are smothered with turkey gravy!  But what do you do with the leftover mashed potatoes when you've already had your leftover Thanksgiving dinner?  Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes! My pregnant self was craving hash browns after our Friendsgiving dinner, but I had… Continue reading What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Holidays, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Tip: Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Oven and stove space can be hard to find on Thanksgiving, and that can be extremely frustrating.  By planning ahead and preparing, not only will you save time on Thanksgiving Day, but there will be one less pot to worry about keeping warm and then having to clean. Mashed Potatoes are a great make for… Continue reading Thanksgiving Tip: Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

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Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Two simple ingredients turn everyday Mashed Potatoes into something special.  I absolutely LOVE mashed potatoes, and Herbed Mashed Potatoes are turning into my favorite way to eat them. I don't know what it is about it, but by simply adding chives and parsley, my mashed potatoes were transformed. There are so many ways of making… Continue reading Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

mashed sweet potatoes
20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

A Simple Side Dish With Hidden Veggies! Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Carrots Recipe

I love sneaking in more veggies to my meals. These mashed sweet potatoes do just that.  By boiling a couple carrots with your sweet potatoes, you can add another serving of veggies and no one will even know they are there! Sweet Potatoes are special to me.  When I volunteered with the Food Bank of… Continue reading A Simple Side Dish With Hidden Veggies! Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Carrots Recipe

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Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Mashed Potatoes and Turkey with Gravy together at Thanksgiving go together like peanut butter and jelly.  These pictures really do not do these mashed potatoes justice - I was rushed at dinner time, and didn't have a chance to get any good pics, but I ensure you that these will be the lightest and fluffiest… Continue reading Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

traditional shepherd's pie recipe with hidden vegetables
60 Minute Meals, Beef, Blog, Kid Approved, Preschool, Recipes

Traditional Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Hidden Vegetables

This was a recipe I ate many of nights as a kid.  It involved my dads favorite things; beef, mashed potatoes and corn, and he got to smother the entire thing with ketchup - which made him a very happy man, and made my mom happy because she didn't have to listen to him bitch… Continue reading Traditional Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Hidden Vegetables

april fools food | meatloaf cupcakes with mashed potatoes icing recipe
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April Fools! Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting Recipe

In honor of April Fools, I have made these sneaky mini meatloaf cupcakes complete with creamy mashed potato frosting!  These meatloaf cupcakes aren't just good for April Fools, they make the perfect week night meal since their mini size helps them cook in half the time of the traditional "loaf". It's easy to sneak vegetables… Continue reading April Fools! Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting Recipe