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Components and Benefits of Diabetic Socks

For those living with diabetes, foot health takes center stage. And in this intricate dance, diabetic socks are not just...


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What Does It Mean If Your Feet and Ankles Swell?

We all know the feeling after a long day on our feet, our socks feel a little snugger, and our ankles might appear a tad fuller....


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Why You Need to See a Podiatrist for Diabetic Foot Care

For people with diabetes, feet deserve more than a glance and a quick scrub in the shower. They demand meticulous attention,...


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What Is PAD and How Can It Affect Your Feet?

Forget lurking monsters under the bed, the real threat to your feet might be closer than you think. Peripheral artery disease...


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Why Diabetic Foot Wounds Don’t Heal on Their Own

For many with diabetes, a simple cut or blister on the foot can snowball into a life-altering crisis. Unlike minor wounds that...


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Why It’s Important To Take Care of Foot Calluses

Ignoring foot calluses can lead to painful cracks,and potentially infections, putting your overall health and mobility at risk. ...


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Understanding The Most Common Symptoms Of Prediabetes

Prediabetes is a serious condition that can lead to type 2 diabetes. If you have prediabetes, it is important to see your doctor...


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Best Orthopedic Shoes for Men

Men's diabetic shoes are designed to provide comfort and support for people with diabetes. Diabetes can cause nerve damage and...


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Best Orthopedic Shoes for Women

If you have diabetes, it is important to wear shoes that are designed to meet your specific needs. Diabetic shoes can help to...


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Best Orthopedic Dress Shoes for Women

Diabetes can damage the nerves in the feet, which can lead to numbness and loss of sensation. This can make it difficult to feel...


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Diabetic Snack Ideas

When choosing snacks, it is important to consider your blood sugar levels. Especially if you have diabetes, it is important to...


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Hemoglobin A1C - What Is It & What Is An Ideal Range?

Many individuals wonder what is Hemoglobin A1C and what is an ideal range. Well to start, Hemoglobin A1C also known as HbA1c or...


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Good Diabetic Snacks

If you have diabetes, it's important to choose snacks that are low in sugar and calories. 


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Diabetic Ulcers on Feet

Diabetic foot ulcers are open sores or wounds that commonly occur on the bottom of the foot. They are a serious complication of...


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Tips for Dealing With Plantar Fasciitis

Diabetes isn’t exactly a walk in the park, and one of the most difficult symptoms to deal with is plantar fasciitis. Plantar...


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Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

As a person with diabetes, taking care of your feet should be a top priority. People with diabetes heal slower and are more prone...


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Tips to Protect Your Feet With Diabetes

Though it might seem strange, your feet are one of the most vulnerable areas of the body when you live with diabetes. Part of...


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How to Spot Early Signs of Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions in the United States. Yet, for every person diagnosed with this condition,...


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What is Neuropathy? Why does Neuropathy hurt worse at night?

Peripheral neuropathy is a very common condition that those living with diabetes often experience. Characterized by radiating...


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What You Need to Know About Diabetes

Along with conditions like heart disease and obesity, diabetes is one of the most common health concerns in the world. As a...


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What To Look for When Choosing Orthopedic Shoes

For those living with diabetes, ample foot support is vital to preventing ulcers and other more serious conditions. As such, not...


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Women's and Men's Diabetic Slippers

Introducing The Open Back Slipper!

Featuring an open-back for easy donning/doffing and a hook and loop closure to allow for a...


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How to Get Reimbursed for Diabetic Shoes Through Your HSA/FSA Account

Did you know that you can get reimbursed for diabetic shoes through your HSA or FSA account? It may seem daunting or...


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Best Diabetic Boot for Women

Introducing The Women's No. 89 Trail Hiker!

All-terrain stability meets all-condition comfort in this lightweight, water...


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What Are Diabetic Shoes?

One of our most frequently asked questions is, “What are diabetic shoes and what makes a diabetic shoe different the average...


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Anodyne's New 2021 Diabetic Shoe Styles for Women and Men

Anodyne's new 2021 diabetic shoe styles for women and men have arrived! 

After many iterations and samples, our new 2021 styles...


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Best Shoes for Chronic Ankle Instability and Hallux Rigidus

Are you wondering what the best shoes are for your feet? Do you suffer from ankle instability or hallux rigidus? It can be...


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Diabetes Plate Method for Balancing Blood Sugar

The American Diabetes Association published the Diabetes Plate Method to help you understand what should be on your plate at...


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Best Shoes for Wide Feet, Bunions and Diabetic Neuropathy

Feet come in all different shapes and sizes, which makes the footwear options boundless. When you add in some of the conditions...


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Diabetic Scotcheroo Dessert Recipe

These healthier scotcheroos are made with all natural peanut butter, sugar and coconut oil. This diabetic scotcheroo dessert...


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Beginner's Guide - How to Meal Prep

When you hear the words "meal prep" do you immediately think rigid, boring, and overwhelming? Meal prepping can be a great way...


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Diabetic Shoes - Closeout Styles

We’re extremely excited to announce that we’re going to release 4-6 new styles in early 2021; and in order to make room for...


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Diabetic Pumpkin Spice Muffin Recipe

It's the season of pumpkin everything! October rings in all of the fall vibes and these are the perfect muffins to make on a...


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Diabetic Salad Recipe

Whether you're off to a BBQ or just want a way to switch up your vegetables, this diabetic salad recipe is perfect. This corn,...


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Custom Orthopedic Inserts for Diabetic Shoes

With our full service laboratory, we have the capability of providing a 100% custom, accommodative product. Feet come in all...


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Why Diabetic Foot Exams Are Important

Providers, are you educating your patient with reminders? Patients, are you getting reminders? Below is why diabetic foot exams...


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Tips to Manage Diabetes Over the Holidays

For many of us, the holiday celebrations start in November and extend well into the new year. If you slip into bad eating...


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Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes!

Are you worried about gaining weight over the holidays? Don’t lose hope if you’re trying to eat healthfully over the holidays...


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Learn What's Inside an Anodyne Diabetic Shoe Box

What's inside the Anodyne shoe box?

Just as “One shoe can change your life” (Cinderella), one shoe box can help save your foot!...


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The Rules of Snacking

As a diabetic, avoiding large blood sugar fluctuations is the number one priority. Anodyne's in-house registered dietitian...


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What Should You Eat?
Lindsey Kanter, RDN By Lindsey Kanter, RDN On September 11, 2019

What Should You Eat?

Living with diabetes can make life complex. Learn the number one nutrition suggestion to improve your health on a day-to-day...


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Summertime Berry Crisp

Head to the farmer's market, grab fresh, juicy berries and make this summertime berry crisp with the crumble topping! Perfect...


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Strawberries n' Cream Smoothie

A delicious smoothie made with strawberries, banana, almond milk and yogurt for a protein boost. Option to include chia seeds for...


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Diabetic Greek Salad Recipe

This Diabetic Greek Salad can be used as a light meal or as a side dish when entertaining. 


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The Most Satisfying Snack

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you all some fun plans in store for the weekend, whether that means going out with friends or...


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Anti-Inflammatory Fruit Bowl

“Anti-inflammatory” is quite the buzz word in nutrition lately! When it comes to diets and such, I am not a big fan. Why? Because...


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Guilt-Free Cookies

Fresh cookies that satisfy any sweet tooth and are HEALTHY! These guilt-free cookies are packed with fiber, antioxidants &...


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Best Diabetes Apps of 2018

Tracking your blood sugar, while keeping up with your nutrient intake (on top of daily life) is not easy! Anodyne has rounded...


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Avocado Toast
Lindsey Kanter, RDN By Lindsey Kanter, RDN On June 22, 2018

Avocado Toast

Do I have any avocado toast fans out there?!

Avocado toast is my favorite go-to meal or snack when I’m in a time crunch or...


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How To Prevent Bunions

I’m guessing if you are reading this post, you may have a bunion, family history of bunions or could be concerned with your feet...


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Grilled Hummus Veggie Wrap

Hi there!

Did anyone have the chance to make my healthy pancakes or blueberry banana smoothie last weekend? I’m so excited to...


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3 Questions To Ask Yourself Today

The fit of a shoe can effect an individuals health and well being on multiple levels. If a shoe doesn't fit properly, an...


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Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Want to know the “silver bullet” to improving your health?! 

Whether you are diabetic or not, a common theme you will see with...


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It's Global Running Day!

Exercise is one of the most important factors in preventing and managing diabetes. The benefits of consistent exercise for...


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Diabetic Pancake Recipe

This diabetic pancake recipe is versatile, can be dairy/gluten free, and applies to carbohydrate consistent diets. Plus, it takes...


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How to Manage Your Diabetes in Extreme Summer Heat

We often look forward to changes of season, as the flowers bloom and sun shines. However, if you have diabetes, you need to be...


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Diabetic Salmon Recipe
Will Knight By Will Knight On March 12, 2018

Diabetic Salmon Recipe

For many Americans, heart disease is at the top of our list of possible health concerns. A healthy diet continues to be one of...


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Home Remedies for Swollen Feet and Ankles

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Sore feet, swelling, inflammation and related foot complications can be a product of various sources. If you experience any...


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Best Shoes for Bunions and Hammertoes

Feet come in all different shapes and sizes. When you mix in all the different foot ailments, bunions, hammertoes, edema, etc.,...


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American Diabetes Association Alert Day

Held March 28, 2017, American Diabetes Association Alert Day is a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes...


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How to Fix Your Foot Problem(s)

Knowing what the problem is, is only the beginning. Finding the solution is the key. Below is a list of some of the most common...


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Diabetic Pot Roast Dinner Recipe

You can throw this roast in a low-temperature oven roasting pan early in the afternoon, then put on your women's or men's...


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What Food is Good For Your Feet?

Food for thought. No. Food for feet! Did you know there are a few different foods can actually affect the health of your feet in...


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7 Life Hacks for Living with Type 1 Diabetes

There are many components to proper management of type 1 diabetes. It’s a lifelong commitment that requires extreme diligence and...


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What Are The Best Winter Boots?

Looking for the best fitting winter boots? First, you need to learn how to properly fit winter boots. When it begins to snow,...


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Diabetes and Your Feet
Will Knight By Will Knight On January 31, 2017

Diabetes and Your Feet

Many people with diabetes don’t realize that the nerve and blood vessel damage caused by the disease can become a major problem...


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Manage Your Diabetes During the Holidays

The holidays can be a tough time for those trying to manage their diabetes. With there being no shortage of rich, sugary and...


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Want Healthy Feet? Maintain a Healthy Weight

It’s no mystery, that in addition to diabetes, being overweight can lead to a host of health problems. Being overweight is known...


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Diabetes Friendly Tex Mex Turkey Meatloaf

Traditional meatloaf is usually made with ground chuck, which is high in artery-clogging saturated fat. You can create a...


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3 Ways to Prevent Diabetes Related Amputations

In 2010, about 73,000 non-traumatic lower-limb amputations were performed on adults aged 20 years or older with diagnosed...


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5 Exercises for Strong and Healthy Feet

Even the most health-conscious people can tend to neglect their feet. It’s easy to do until you start to feel discomfort, which...


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Diabetic Friendly Pancakes
Will Knight By Will Knight On October 18, 2016

Diabetic Friendly Pancakes

Not everything low-carb, low-sugar has to be tasteless. These diabetic-friendly pancakes are not only healthy and delicious, but...


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9 Tips for Traveling with Diabetes

If you have diabetes, preparing for even daily activities can require advanced planning. So how do you prepare for travel that...


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How Weather Can Affect Your Blood Sugar

As the seasons change, most of us are exposed to extreme temperatures of one variety or another. Learn below about how weather...


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Foot Stretches to Counteract High Heels

Do you wear high heels? If so, the stretches below are mandatory on a daily basis. Your feet and body will thank you later.

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8 Bad Eating Habits for Diabetics

In addition to the types of food and the overall volume, it’s also important to make sure that you’re aware of the timing and...


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Fall Footcare Tips
Billy Kanter, CPED By Billy Kanter, CPED On September 15, 2016

Fall Footcare Tips

By forgoing socks, donning flip-flops, or simply going barefoot, Summer was the time to free our feet from their year-long...


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3 Exercises for Reducing Heel Pain

Heel pain is fairly common, and can be a result of many different issues or conditions. Nonetheless, regardless of what is...


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Best At-Home Workout for Type 2 Diabetes

Exercise is an important part of every type 2 diabetes management plan. Fortunately, it’s not impossible for you to include...


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Exercises and Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the medical term for inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the connective tissue that runs along the...


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Diabetic Recipe: Healthy Shrimp Scampi

Looking for a healthy take on a comfort food favorite? How about a diabetic recipe: healthy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine? All you...


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4 Tips for Healthy Toe Nails

Your nails are a reflection of your overall health, which is why proper nail care is so important. Below are a few simple and...


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5 Morning Routines to Control Type 2 Diabetes

Controlling Type 2 diabetes can be a daunting task that can easily be pushed aside by the stresses of everyday living. You must...


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Food Cravings and Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, you’ve probably been advised by your healthcare team to incorporate healthier foods into your diet....


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Diabetes Friendly Chips

Ahh snacking! Is there anything better in the world than opening a bag of potato chips and having a good snack? Of course there...


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5 Stretches for Your Feet

As we all know, a great deal of demand is placed on our feet. Our feet flex and change shape with every step, which means we’re...


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4 Summer Running Tips

Even after an awful start to spring here in the Midwest, it appears summer is upon us. With summer comes a lot more outdoor...


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Steps to Prevent Swollen Feet While Flying

Summer tends to be one of the busier times for the year in terms of people traveling. One thing you may have noticed while flying...


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Mean Green Diabetic Smoothie

A basic smoothie can be a great way to include more fruits and vegetables in your diet. This healthy weight loss smoothie...


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8 Tips for Better Blood Sugar Control

If balancing your blood sugar levels feels like hard work, these strategies can help.

When you live with diabetes, balanced blood...


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8 High-Protein Vegetables for the Diabetic Diet

In the past, many people thought that those who followed a vegetarian diet were not getting enough protein. However, research has...


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4 Tips for Checking your Feet

I’ve talked before about how to care for your feet, and the importance of going to a Podiatrist on a regular basis (especially...


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A Magical Diabetes Drink

If there was a magical drink that could help boost metabolism and weight loss, cleanse and detox your liver, stimulate your...


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Diabetic Recipe: Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

This diabetic recipe: broccoli and quinoa salad, is quick and easy. It only takes about 30 minutes to prepare, and will leave you...


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6 Foods That Fight Inflammation

The key to reducing persistent inflammation that causes chronic diseases (Think: Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, arthritis,...


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5 Summer Tips for Diabetic Feet

It’s crazy to think that it’s almost May already. Spring, or what we’re calling “spring”, is basically over. As it gets warmer...


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9 Basics for Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Healthy eating plays a major role in successfully managing type 2 diabetes. Use these tools to create a healthy and effective...


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Foot Massage for Diabetic Neuropathy

Knowing how to receive a foot massage doesn’t take much. However, knowing how to give a good foot massage takes a little bit of...


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Diabetic Friendly Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Cauliflower mashed potatoes are a great way to sneak cruciferous veggies into traditional comfort food when you have a restricted...


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