Thursday, April 14

Loaded with Flavor *Review & Giveaway*

Who doesn't love POTATOES! One of Gods' greatest creations, in my opinion! Here in south Texas they are an everyday item, just like pasta is to the Italians. Well, Mexicans eat just about anything, but we use potatoes a lot! Go to a Mexican restaurant for breakfast and they have potato n egg tacos.... go for lunch, they have chorizo, beans & potato plates, go for dinner and they have potato enchiladas! Even if you go to a Chinese restaurant they have scalloped potatoes (Mexican-style)!

In our family we're big on baked potatoes and Betty Crocker Potatoes (both mashed & au' gratin)!! We use Betty Crocker potatoes when we're short on time and don't have any on hand. I would love to go to the store and get some organic potatoes and make from scratch, but driving over 30 miles to get them? Just no logical in my eyes. We have a new box in our stores, "Loaded Mashed!" I mean... come on.... "Loaded Mashed" in just 8 minutes?! Timesaver! Plus they are make with 100% real russet potatoes and great seasonings, Hubs still adds pepper! lol You can even plan ahead these meals and lots of variations at BettyCrocker.com

If you see on my Menu Plan for this week... yesterday was "leftover" day. I did a variation of Sheppards Pie like the one found here at BettyCrocker.com
I dumped the chicken from the tostadas along with a bag of mixed veggies n cream of chicken in a casserole dish Then I made the potatoes (added Spanish spices) and spread them on top. All I had to do was bake till boiling and I sprinkled some shredded cheese on top before serving! It was so delicious! Because it's so easy to make there are so many different options for them! Check out my photos..... 
<<----BOIL! I also added a bit of salt, not too much.

^Then^ I poured it out into the mixing bowl that Betty Crocker sent me (Thanks!) and added in the milk and butter. I used local organic milk and butter and stirred just a bit till butter was melted.

Next---->> I dumped the mix into the bowl and mixed slowly and carefully.

Like I said... it's super easy to get these ready for your family...... BOIL, MIX & SERVE! That's it! Really! Well, you do have to measure the water & butter, but who can't do that? Here's a photo of what else we did with the box of potatoes... each box comes with two pouches to make two different meal.


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