L&C-Silhouette Subscribe
The L&C-Silhouette Basket
L&C-Silhouette Basket
A hand-picked basket of cherries from the world of most talked about books and popular posts on creative literature, reviews and interviews, movies and music, critiques and retrospectives ...
to enjoy, ponder, wonder & relish!
 

Christmas Recipe: Lighter Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

November 21, 2013 | By

You can accomplish a check on weight gain during holidays by allowing yourself indulging in small amounts of your favorite holiday treats.

holiday recipes

Lighter Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

You can accomplish a check on weight gain during holidays by allowing yourself (and planning ahead for) indulging in small amounts of your favorite holiday treats.

But be sure to make sensible eating choices the rest of the time.

Here is the low cholesterol recipe of lighter cheesy mashed potatoes:

Yield: 12 servings (serving size: ~ 2/3 cup)

  • 5 pound bag of organic russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 8 wedges of The Laughing Cow® Original Creamy cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup fat-free half & half
  • 1 Tbsp. light margarine (tub)
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • ¾ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Chopped fresh chives (optional)

Procedure

  • Place potatoes into a large Dutch oven and cover with water.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium and cook for another 15 minutes or so until potatoes are tender.
  • Drain in colander and return potatoes to Dutch oven.
  • Cut cheese wedges into smaller pieces.
  • Add the cheese and the rest of the ingredients (except for chives), mash with a potato masher and mix until smooth.
  • Garnish with chives if desired.

Nutritional Information per Serving:

  • Calories: 200
  • Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 10 mg
  • Sodium: 145 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 37 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 6 g

L&C brings you the best offers, not-to-be-missed deals and super discounts for Christmas.

Bergner Non-Stick Loaf Pan
Original Price: Rs 499
Offer Price: Rs 449
Key Features:

  • Non-stick
  • Carbon steel
  • Classy design
Wonderchef Daisy Silicon Mould
Original Price: Rs 1,249
Offer Price: Rs 1,125
Key Features:

  • Demoulding is super easy
  • Food grade & Non-Toxic
  • Odourless & Tasteless
Wonderchef 6 Muffin Pack
Original Price: Rs 699
Offer Price: Rs 655
Key Features:

  • Demoulding is super easy
  • Food grade & Non-Toxic
  • Odourless & Tasteless
Creative Writing

Got a poem, story, musing or painting you would like to share with the world? Send your creative writings and expressions to editor@learningandcreativity.com

Learning and Creativity publishes articles, stories, poems, reviews, and other literary works, artworks, photographs and other publishable material contributed by writers, artists and photographers as a friendly gesture. The opinions shared by the writers, artists and photographers are their personal opinion and does not reflect the opinion of Learning and Creativity emagazine. Images used in the posts (not including those from Learning and Creativity's own photo archives) have been procured from the contributors themselves, public forums, social networking sites, publicity releases, Morguefile free photo archives and Creative Commons. Please inform us if any of the images used here are copyrighted, we will pull those images down.

Dr. Janet Brill (Ph D, RD, LDN) is a renowned nutrition & fitness expert, writer and consultant. She is the author of three books - Cholesterol Down, Prevent a Second Heart Attack and Blood Pressure Down book. She blogs to share Mediterranean recipes and tips to promote health and longevity.
All Posts of Dr. Janet Brill

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *