Mashed potatoes, though creamy and comforting, are also high in carbohydrates and calories. Mashed cauliflower, on the other hand, looks like mashed potatoes, its texture is similar to mashed potatoes and the taste is mashed potato-y enough BUT it has way fewer carbs. It is also dense in vitamins and minerals, being a good source of vitamin C and managanese, both of which are antioxidants, and containing vitamin K and omega-3 fatty acids
Brussels Sprouts. Maybe you love them, or maybe you think you don’t - they generally don't have a great reputation. If you are in the camp that doesn't like sprouts I reckon that’s because you haven’t had them roasted. The key to perfect sprouts is not to over cook them or they become stinky and mushy, but when a sprout is roasted it loses some of that cabbage flavour and takes on a sweetness with a bright hint of lemon
Your guide to living whole and well. Emma Olliff is a Registered Nutritional Therapist, wellness expert, food lover, and advocate for healthy living!