When we lived down south, mashed potatoes were a common side dish on our dinner plates, but when we moved North and saw the prices of the potatoes they soon became a luxury rather than a staple.  Due to the weight/cost of transporting the potatoes they are often one of the pricier options.

In search of a more affordable alternative, (not to mention a healthier low carb choice)  we began to experiment with cauliflower and ended up having a new favourite fast and frugal side dish.

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Grow your Own Food in Less than a Week!-2

I’m pretty much the worst gardener I know. The only time I’ve had a “green thumb” is if I painted it green 😉 It’s not that I haven’t tried… I have. I love the idea of gardens, greenhouses, or even just plants in the house. I love the health benefits that they produce both by the nutritious food they provide, the enhanced air quality, and by the proven mental health benefits of being surrounded by living things in nature.

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