Recipe: Cancer Fighting Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Cancer Fighting Garlic Mashed Potatoes
My version of mashed potatoes will pack a punch when it comes to flavor, while preventing and fighting cancer, by serving up important phytonutrients. Make this a regular recipe in your house, and be sure to serve it for Thanksgiving for your extended family and friends!

2 pounds gold potatoes, diced (NOT PEELED) (~5 cups)
1 medium cauliflower, florets and peeled stem roughly chopped (~5 cups)
1-2 TBSP reduced sodium soy sauce
2 scallions, chopped
8-10 large cloves of roasted garlic (or 2 tsp granulated garlic powder)
½ cup reduced sodium vegetable broth
ground black (or white) pepper – to taste
½ tsp salt (optional)
2-4 TBSP almond or soy milk – original – not vanilla – (optional)

Over a pot of boiling water, steam cauliflower and potato until tender (~10 minutes). Puree cauliflower, roasted garlic and broth in food processor. Mash potatoes with a potato masher, add cauliflower mixture, 1 TBSP soy sauce, scallions and a few shakes of black pepper. Taste and add 1/2 – 1 tsp granulated garlic, up to 1 TBSP more soy sauce or 1/2 tsp salt, if needed. Mix well with potato masher and add a few tablespoons of original almond milk or soy milk, if desired. Recipe makes ~ 8 cups!  Enjoy with my Immune System Boosting Rich Gravy!

Timaree Hagenburger, is a registered dietitian and certified health fitness specialist with a master’s degree in public health. She is a nutrition professor at Cosumnes River College, does corporate wellness work, as well as professional speaking engagements and teaches hands-on cooking/nutrition classes.

These mashed potatoes and gravy are sure to be enjoyed by everyone!

These mashed potatoes and gravy are sure to be enjoyed by everyone!

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