Zucchini Frittata

INGREDIENTS 8 large eggs 1 refrigerated pie crust  1/2 cup shredded cheese for filling, 1/4 cup for topping 1/2 tablespoon minced fresh basil  1/2 tablespoon minced fresh sage  1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup vegetable or olive oil 3 small zucchini, thinly sliced 1/3 pound russet potatoes 2 green onions, chopped (optional)   LIST DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees. … Continue reading Zucchini Frittata

10 Healthy Reasons to dig into RED POTATOES

10 HEALTHY REASONS TO DIG INTO RED POTATOES As a “white food”, potatoes are often lumped together with white bread and white pasta, which are considered off limits when trying to eat healthy. However, with only about 110 calories, 45% of your daily value of vitamin C, more potassium than a banana, naturally fat-free, zero sodium or cholesterol – based on science alone, red potatoes … Continue reading 10 Healthy Reasons to dig into RED POTATOES

Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 pounds unpeeled red potatoes 1 cup (8 oz) plain lowfat yogurt (Greek or regular) 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 3 green onions, chopped (1/4 cup) 2 ribs celery, diced (1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt (or more to taste) … Continue reading Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

Grilled White Potato Salad w/ Vidalia Onions

Ingredients 2 pounds baby red potatoes 1/4 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano 2 teaspoons thinly sliced fresh chives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon black … Continue reading Grilled White Potato Salad w/ Vidalia Onions

Irish Colcannon

Since we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and the Irish- we are sharing our favorite “green” and Irish recipes using this week’s Market Basket ingredients. This recipe is sure to be a hit in your family- delicious plus gives homemade mashed potatoes an extra healthy boost!  Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks Salt 5-6 Tbsp unsalted butter (with more butter for serving) … Continue reading Irish Colcannon

Pizza Baked Potatoes

PIZZA BAKED POTATOES   While you can most certianly put together a batch of these using any old pepperoni, I used the mini pepperoni and heard nothing but praise from my children.  Because the sauce is such a huge component to the flavor of this recipe, don’t go cheap.  Buy a can full of the really good stuff.  You’ll be glad you did. INGREDIENTS 3 … Continue reading Pizza Baked Potatoes

Chunky Potato & Veggie Soup

This recipe features a potato soup that is rich in flavor and texture but won’t leave you with a heavy feeling after eating it. You’ll appreciate the fact that you can enjoy a bowl of potato soup that isn’t loaded with fat and calories and is Daniel Fast friendly! Try it. I think you’ll like it! Chunky Potato & Veggie Soup 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup … Continue reading Chunky Potato & Veggie Soup

Why should you eat potatoes?!?

Did you know that Potatoes are a great source of potassium and protein, and other important vitamins and minerals? We have compiled information to give you health and nutritional information, recipes and tips on cooking, eating and storing potatoes. Although Sweet Potatoes are technically different than “regular potatoes”, since we are from the South- they are not only a necessity- but a Super Food! (the scientific … Continue reading Why should you eat potatoes?!?

Mustard Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

We all know potatoes are a comfort food, but did you know that they are actually good for you? (Okay, maybe not so much in the form of curly fries loaded with chili and cheese!) They are a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, copper, vitamin C, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber, and pantothenic acid. Have an extra helping … Continue reading Mustard Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

This side goes well with anything! INGREDIENTS 5 large  carrots, cut diagonally into 1/2 inch slices 4 medium yukon potatoes, cut into bite-sized chunks 1 medium yellow onion, cut into eighths 2 cloves garlic, diced 6 tablespoons butter, melted salt & pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine carrots, potatoes, onion and garlic with melted butter in 8×8″ square glass pan. Season generously with salt and pepper, toss. Cover pan with aluminum foil and … Continue reading Roasted Carrots and Potatoes