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Live Well Recipe: Sneaky Mashed Potatoes

Try our Sneaky Mashed Potatoes with hidden cauliflower. Can you keep a secret? Hiding vegetables in foods is a good way to get your kids to eat healthy. Shhhh, don’t tell. Serves 4.


3 large potatoes, peeled and diced

1 10-ounce package or 1 head of cauliflower, fresh and chopped

1 tablespoon salt

3 tablespoons butter

3 slices cheese

1/3 cup milk


Place potatoes, cauliflower and salt in saucepan and cover with water.

Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium.

Cook for 20 minutes on medium or until potatoes are soft.

Drain and return to the pan.

Add butter and cheese.

Mash thoroughly.

Add milk and mix until creamy.

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