A Comforting Holiday Recipe

There’s nothing like comfort food when your appetite is fleeting. According to Wikipedia, comfort food is “food that is prepared traditionally, that may have a nostalgic or sentimental appeal or simply provide an easy-to-eat, easy-to-digest meal rich in calories, nutrients, or both.”

With that in mind, I can’t think of a better example of comfort food than Creamy Mashed Potato Casserole. This recipe combines your favourite potato with cream cheese, hot milk, cheddar cheese, breadcrumbs and some optional spices. Nothing says comfort like potatoes and cheese!

 

Creamy Mashed Potato Casserole

This recipe is can be prepared a day or two before to save time on Christmas Day. Enjoy this recipe for Christmas dinner — or anytime you need some comfort on your plate.

Creamy mashed potato casserole is one of the 150 delicious recipes found in The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook. Written by cancer survivor and registered dietitian Jean LaMantia, this book was written for cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors and has been receiving praise from cancer patients and nutrition professionals alike.

“This is the most wonderful book! I only wish that it had been around when I had cancer.” — Valeria Lull, cancer survivor in Portland, Oregon. 

Recipe excerpted from The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook by Jean LaMantia © 2012 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca  All rights reserved: May not be reprinted without publisher permission.

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