For some, Thanksgiving is all about the turkey; for others, it's about the pie. I'm a mashed potatoes and gravy gal myself. I know I can eat this side dish at any time of the year, but I rarely do. I save my spuds ladled with fresh gravy for the once-a-year feast.
Curious about the calories in this delish dish, I found that the calorie count on a cup of homemade mashed potatoes, made with whole milk and butter, clocks in around 237 calories. A quarter-cup of gravy will run you around 103 calories. What does it take to burn the 340 calories found in a serving of mashed potatoes and gravy? Only about 40 minutes and a kick-ass treadmill workout! Keep reading for the cardio routine that allows you to have your buttery potatoes and eat them too.
*Calories burned calculations are based on a 130-pound woman
**RPE = Rate of Perceived Exertion
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