St. Patrick’s Day Colcannon



·      2 ½ lbs peeled and cubed potatoes

·      4 slices bacon

·      ½ head of green cabbage, chopped

·      1 large onion, chopped

·      ½ c non dairy milk of choice

·      Salt and pepper to taste

·      ¼ non dairy butter substitute of choice, melted



1.     Add  cubed potatoes to saucepan with enough water to cover. Once the water comes to a boil, cook the potatoes until tender – about 15-20 minutes.

2.     Drain and mash the potatoes with milk and salt and pepper, set aside.

3.     Over medium high heat cook bacon until evenly browned in a large deep skillet.

4.     Save the drippings. Crumble the bacon and set aside.

5.     Saute the cabbage and onion until soft and tender in skillet with bacon drippings

6.     Fold the cabbage, bacon and onions into the mashed potatoes.

7.     Place potato mixture in a large serving bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour in melted non-dairy butter substitute.

8.     Serve immediately and ENJOY!!!!

Kathy Watson

Kathy Watson

Kathy Watson co-founded Your Better Life with her husband, Tom. Kathy is a skilled Learning Support Teacher in Surrey British Columbia, Canada, and finds great joy in working with young children as they develop their literature skills. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Education and a Special Education Diploma, and has worked with students of all ages throughout her 24-year career in education. A former competitive swimmer, Kathy has developed a deep and long-lasting passion for fitness, nutrition, health and wellness. While working toward her Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Diploma, Kathy has learned the vital importance nutrition plays in a person’s overall wellness. To that end, Kathy has enthusiastically partnered with Nutrie, and is excited to bring the products and lifestyle to the Your Better Life community to make the achievement of personal health goals simpler. Kathy and the rest of the Nutrie team are excited to help you start making the little changes in your life – one day at a time – that will lead to BIG results and the best you! To learn more about how Nutrie can help you, visit Kathy’s website. Kathy and Tom have been married for more than 20 years and have three grown sons. Together, Kathy and Tom are dedicated to working with various communities to assist them in reaching their full potential, as is evidenced in their devotion to the success of Your Better Life.