As a mom, I am always on the lookout for healthy, easy, and affordable recipes to serve my family. Healthy dishes are a must, especially now, to boost my family’s immunity. Easy and affordable? I can adjust, but without sacrificing a tasty meal.
So what’s healthy, easy to cook, and affordable? POTATOES!
First, let’s talk about this well-loved vegetable.
Potatoes are a staple in my kitchen. This humble potato is nutritious and versatile and I can come up with different healthy dishes by using it as the main ingredient or even as an extender, side dish, thickener, dessert and so much more!
Here are some fun facts on the Nutritious Benefits of Potatoes:
I always want the best for my family. And for my potato recipes, high quality U.S. Potatoes is my top choice.
Are potatoes good for you? Yes, potatoes are naturally free of fat, cholesterol, sodium, and gluten. They are an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of potassium. They also contain dietary fiber, complex carbohydrates, and protein.
The possibilities of the meals you can serve with potatoes are endless. They are an indispensable ingredient in Filipino cooking.
3. PRODUCT AVAILABILITY
U.S. Frozen Potato – like straight-cut fries, curly-fries, waffle-fries, tater tots, hash browns, etc., can be found in the frozen aisle of groceries nationwide.
U.S. Dehydrated Potatoes – like potato flakes, potato granules, potato flour, etc., are available at baking supply stores or message Potatoes USA Philippines for a list of suppliers.
U.S. Table Stock/Fresh Potatoes – like Russets and fingerlings are found in the produce section and are usually available in Metro Manila around Christmas time and the first quarter of the year.
Yes! There’s a potato dish for everyone. That’s why the whole family loves potatoes because there’s surely a spud meal to delight their mood and taste buds.
Looking for healthy potato dishes you can cook at home?
Here’s a delicious and nutritious recipe I made for my family. It was a hit that I keep recreating this dish and adding different twists to take it to the next level!
Let’s cook this quick and easy potato recipe: Baked Cheesy Mashed Potato Bites.
- 1 cup U.S. Dehydrated Potato Granules
- 1.5 oz Mozzarella Cheese
- 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
- 1 1/2 cup Easy Melt Cheese
- 2 Tbsp Chopped Chives
- Salt and Pepper
I used U.S. Dehydrated Potato Granules for my mashed potato. I just added water and voila! Instant, lump-free mashed potato! Add the bacon, parsley, chives, mozzarella, cheese, salt and pepper.
Mix evenly then add the parmesan cheese. While doing this, you can pre-heat your oven.
Put the mixture in baking cups, topped with mozzarella, chives, parmesan and easy melt cheese. (This recipe can make 6 cups).
Set oven to 200C. Bake for 30 minutes. Let it cool and serve. Enjoy!
I love making this for my family. Easy to prepare yet so delicious and nutritious. Try this recipe, too. And if you have your own potato recipe, comment below and let’s share ideas!
For more information on U.S. potato products and Potatoes USA-Philippines, check out the following links: