A day to give thanks: Here in America, where the nation prepares to celebrate its 124th official Thanksgiving Day, all of us at the Institute of HeartMath would like to wish you and your families a happy Thanksgiving!
Giving gratitude and thanks while cooking will add joy to your Thanksgiving dinner!
In my next week’s Nourishing the Heart column, I will talk about how the Institute of HeartMath Feeds Food for Thought with Science of Thanksgiving Gratitude.
SOUTHERN TURNIP MASH
This original vegetarian recipe came from HeartMath LLC’s Vice President, Howard Martin, who grew up in the South. It has the texture of mashed potatoes and is a delicious way to eat turnips.
12 medium turnips, cut into large chunks
Water for boiling turnips
1 stick (1/4 lb.) butter
3 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar or sugar of choice
2 teaspoons sea salt
Dash of black pepper
- Place turnips in 2.5 quart pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, lower heat and continue at medium boil uncovered for 20-30 minutes, or until softened through when poked with a fork.
- Drain well. In mixer bowl, combine turnips, butter, sugar, salt and pepper. Mash all together with potato masher or mixer, keeping some small chunks of turnip in the mash for texture.
Cooking time: 45 minutes