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Creamed Peas and Potatoes

Many people make these with heavy cream or half-and-half to make them extra creamy but I like to use skim milk.

I honestly can’t taste that much of a difference but I know the calorie difference is huge. This is so great for kids of  all ages. It is easy to mash up if you have a child that prefers mashed potatoes or for babies (my 10-month old LOVES this stuff). It is a great alternative to your typical baked potato side dish. It is easy to adjust the recipe for crowds if you are needing a side dish for a potluck.  Another benefit to this recipe is that it is inexpensive to make.

Potatoes are also so good for you!  They have more potassium than a banana.  Because potatoes are high in fiber, the help lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart disease.  Potatoes are also high in vitamin C and vitamin B6.  You can feel great about preparing this healthy dish for your family!

To Make this Recipe You’Il Need the following ingredients:

INGREDIENTS:

2 large potatoes (or several small new potatoes)
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp flour…

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