8 Awesome Recipes To Substitute Mashed Potatoes

Who can deny the delicious taste and smell of mashed potatoes? The butter, garlic, salt and olive oil are all tasty ingredients when prepping your potatoes, but when you are looking to save some calories, there are awesome and simple recipes to sub out the starchy side dish.

Mashed Cauliflower

Cauliflower is an extremely healthy alternative to mashed potatoes. The vegetable is filled with fiber, and even has anti-cancer benefits! See recipe here!

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Mashed Turnips

Turnips contain less calories than potatoes, and also do not need butter or olive oil to make them creamy! See recipe here!

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes will help you to regulate your blood sugar, as well as provides you with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients. See recipe here!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes; Rachael Ray
Mashed Sweet Potatoes; Rachael Ray

 

Mashed Celery Root

Celery has a nutrient that helps fight body fat - so why not save some calories while eating a delicious side dish? See recipe here!

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Mashed Broccoli

Broccoli has been linked to enhancing detoxification, preventing cancer, and helps with eye health. See recipe here!

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Mashed Carrots

Carrots are high in beta-carotene, and also assist in eye health and cancer prevention. See recipe here!

Mashed Eggplant

Eggplant is proven to be good for your brain, as well as be high in antioxidants. See recipe here!

Mashed Rutabaga and Celery Root

Rutabagas offer Vitamin C, zinc, as well as dietary fiber! See recipe here!