Greek Yogurt, Meet Mashed Potatoes

*Po-tay-toes!* Boil ’em, mash ’em, stick ’em in a stew… Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish.

Samwise Gamgee had the truth of it, potatoes are life and here’s some good news; potatoes are a great source of carbs. Our bodies need CARBS. Yes! Our body need carbs so eat potatoes! *Yay, bring on the chips…. er…

(Before you smash that bag of chips…) Obviously over-eating too many carbs, and you may start to resemble them #potatobod . However, maintaining an active lifestyle and eating potatoes in their whole food form (try to avoid too many of those, lovely big golden chips Sam) is a fantastic fuel source.

*Pro tip, always eat the skins, they are full of fiber and other wonderful things that make potatoes such a power punch fuel source.

Greek yogurt, meet mashed potatoes.

Have you ever tired low fat, plain greek yogurt on a potato? Don’t knock it till you try it Peeps. Greek yogurt is an excellent source of protein that adds a creamy, tangy, flavor! Its like protein sour cream *mmm.

This recipe is made using sweet potatoes, though it is delicious with any potato.

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Feeds: 2-3 potato loving humans
Delicious scale: 97.999

Ingredients:

  • Two med/large sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup low fat, plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder (or to taste)
  • 2 tsp EVOO, coconut oil, or butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Chop potatoes into dice size pieces, place in pot with water and set to boil for 5-10 minutes or until soft. Drain water. Mash potatoes with fork or masher, while mixing in greek yogurt, garlic, your choice of healthy fat, and salt n pepper to taste. Mash together until all ingredients are completely mixed.

Enjoy!

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