Let’s be real. The holidays are when we all indulge (a little, a lot).
Thanksgiving is quite possibly my favorite day of the year. First and foremost, I love cooking. Next, I love hosting. I love decorating and making cute signs for my dishes. I love filling up cups of bubbly and watching my friends and family mingle, enjoy football and the Thanksgiving parade. It seriously fills up my cup so much.
When it comes to healthy swaps, I have to say…I don’t subscribe to those on Thanksgiving.
Wow. It feels good to admit that.
I spend a lot of time in my everyday life thinking about healthier things I can eat. I skip pasta for zucchini. I pass on rice for a big bowl of broccoli. Thanksgiving is one of the few times per year when it feels good to say “Yes, I’ll have a second glass of bubbly. And please pass the mashed potatoes.”
A few weeks ago I considered making cauli-mash this Thanksgiving because I supremely love it. But then I realized if I did that, I would probably never get the chance to make/try the recipe I found in Sunset Magazine for whipped THREE ONION potatoes. Thanksgiving is THE DAY for triple onion whipped mashed potatoes. [Read more...]