Chicken and Mashed Potatoes


If buffet restaurants are any indication, chicken and mashed potatoes top the list of favorite American foods. But chicken is not a superfood, and the mashed potatoes are usually peeled, removing a lot of the fiber, and doused in fat...making them less helpful when it comes to weight loss.

This week we are sharing a sneaky mashed potato recipe. For one, we’re using new red potatoes, and leaving the skin on. And secondly, we’re sneaking in some cauliflower. Since cauliflower is less starchy than the potato, it makes the mashed potato meal a bit more slimming, without taking over the taste completely. And it helps us reduce the amount of calories while increasing the fiber.

We’re using Parisian Green Beans and a colorfully yummy Corn Salad to fill out the remaining 50% of the plate.

Chicken takes a long time to cook, so we’ve built this meal around an already cooked Rotisserie Chicken that you can purchase at your local grocery store.

If you are vegetarian or vegan, replace the chicken with Gardein’s Chicken Scallopini .

This entire meal consists of:

3 oz of chicken
¾ cup Sneaky Mashed Potatoes
½ cup Parisian Green Beans
1 cup Corn Salad

The total meal plate count is 472 calories and 11g of fiber.

Recipes for Chicken and Mashed Potatoes

Sneaky Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Parisian Green Beans Recipe

Corn Salad Recipe

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