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Layered Mashed Potato Casserole


  • 4 large white potatoes, peeled, chopped and cooked
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled, chopped and cooked
  • 1 (8 ounce)box/tub Cream Cheese (or neufchatel cheese) Spread
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup All natural Sour Cream, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Shredded or 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup Shredded White Cheddar Cheese, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place potatoes in separate bowls.
  2. Mix cream cheese with onion powder and garlic salt. divide into 2 equal portions
  3. Add half each of the cream cheese mixture and sour cream to each bowl; season with salt and pepper. Mash with potato masher or fork until creamy.
  4. Stir half of the Parmesan cheese into white potatoes. Stir half of the Cheddar cheese into sweet potatoes. Alternately layer half each of the white potato and sweet potato mixture in 2-quart clear glass casserole. Repeat layers.
  5. Bake 15 min. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses; bake 5 more min. or until cheeses are melted.

*This recipe is adapted from this recipe on

Brown Rice Meatloaf

1 lb ground beef (or ground turkey)

1 cup cooked brown rice

1 egg

3/4 cup plain yogurt (or greek yogurt)

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped celery

1/2 cup chopped bell pepper

2 Tbsp. homemade ketchup

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. oregano

1 tsp. basil

1/4 tsp. pepper

1/2 cup homemade ketchup



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. Mix all ingredients (except 1/2 cup ketchup) by hand

3. Put into loaf pan and top with remaining 1/2 cup ketchup.

4. Bake for 1 hour