Tag: potato soup

Summer Fest: A Day of Potato Recipes

by in In Season, September 15, 2010

Potatoes definitely weren’t my favorite veggie as a kid. Give me a pile of mashed potatoes, and I was just in it for the gravy. I turned my nose up at baked potatoes, and forget about French fries. Now that I’m older (and a little wiser) I see what all the fuss is about: Besides being delicious, versatile and cheap, potatoes are packed with nutrients and fiber. Sure, they’re good fried and mashed, but spuds have more to offer. Here’s how to eat potatoes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Potatoes 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, March 16, 2010

There’s no need to shy away from potatoes. They’re high in fiber, protein, iron and even vitamin C – and pretty darn tasty too! Since they’re so easy to work with, we could probably give you 50 healthy recipes – let’s start with 5 of our favorite ways to enjoy them.

Weekly Bits: Budget-Friendly Fare

by in Reader Tips & Comments, March 6, 2010

This week, readers shared some favorite dishes that your wallet and your waistlines will love. Plus, find out one reader’s trick for cutting the fat in creamy soups.

Potato Soup, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, March 2, 2010

Creamy potato soup can have anywhere from 300 to 500 calories and up to 35 grams of fat per serving! Our lightened-up versions taste even better than the cream-laden recipes, and since the main ingredients are potatoes, it won’t bust your budget.