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Peanut butter Log- candy

2 pounds confectionary sugar

1 small potato (Irish preferred)

1/2 cup peanut butter

Boil potato until done (soft) and drain well

mashup potato and start adding the sugar – a liquid paste will form

keep adding sugar until a soft dough is achieved

on a sugared board roll out potato dough 1/4″ thick

spread peanut butter onto dough

roll dough adding sugar as needed to form a “log” shape and cut 1/2″ slices

optional: chocolate, diced nuts, candy sprinkles

History:  This is a sharecroppers candy from the potato, peanut and sugarcane fields of the southeast USA. It is hundreds of years old, passed down through the generations.  My family Alabama & Georgia regions made this for all occasions as a dessert.

 

 

 

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Cauliflower Mash

1 medium head of cauliflower florets

3 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated

1/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt plain

1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

1/4 teaspoon black pepper- to taste

steam cook cauliflower in the microwave

blend cheeses, yogurt, garlic, and pepper and add to cauliflower and stir into a mash potato constituency.

1 cup serving 4 grams protein and 40 calories