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Not only is homemade food more cost-effective, but it can actually be even more flavorful and healthier! Restaurants often use shortcuts that add unnecessary calories to food and affect the overall flavor. People often feel that cooking food at home is too time-consuming and challenging, when, in fact, cooking at home and fun, easy and quick! Mashed potatoes are a great example — they're actually super easy, a fantastic way to round out a meal. Did you know that potatoes aren't the only vegetable that's good for mashing? In fact, there are some other incredible, nutrient-packed veggies that make super flavorful mash. Here are some great examples that are perfect to add as an Alternatives to Mashed Potatoes if you're on a low-carb diet and still want a delicious side dish.
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As all nut lovers know, pecans are more than a tasty addition to trail mix. Pecans have been a nutritious staple in the diets of people living in North America for centuries as an ingredient in recipes for both cold and hot meals and desserts. A wide variety of delicious recipes feature this delightful nut in different forms, including toasted, crushed, boiled and mashed.