I switched to yams instead of potatoes - more fibre - and don't need anything on they because they're so sweet. Occasionally I fall off the wagon & put no fat sour creme or some OLD grated cheese on them.
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Before -- The Works However, ue to adverse interactions with medicine... no cheese or bacon -- So now it's a small amount of Smart Balance butter/olive oil (sometimes with seasoned pepper) or I have a couple of tablespoons of low fat sour cream, If I add salt, I use a small amount of sea salt.
Fitness Minutes: (10,133) Posts: 2,971 1/29/13 10:01 P
My first thought was to say 'as nature intended...with sour cream and bacon bits!' But since its not as my heath intended...I should correct that to say . With low fat sour cream and no butter. Which is ok too!
I have also used peppercorn ranch or cucumber ranch dressing in the past but cannot find that where I live now, so low fat sour cream it is! Sometimes with a bit of cheese if I forget to buy the SC.
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Fitness Minutes: (15,204) Posts: 2,190 1/19/13 10:24 A
Instead of sour cream I use plain greek yogurt. The brand I use, Fage (pronounced Fa-yeh) taste like sour cream. It is not bitter like other plain yogurt I have tried. With 0% fat and 23g of protein, 130 cals per cup; I find that to be the best topping to add with the extras. It's a meal when I have a bake potato.
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Fitness Minutes: (10,133) Posts: 2,971 9/22/12 1:54 A
I eat the butter and sour cream and leave the potato. I eat some of the skin if it is yummy and chewy. The big white farmed potatoes have loads more carbs than a home-grown one, or a red one or even a yellow. Beware the sale of mega-farmed foods.
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Here's a low cal treat! Potato Pizzas.. Slice a large chef's potato into 1/4 " slices, bake until dry.
Brush dry potatos with herbed tomato sauce. place sliced 'zucchini/ mushroom/ artichoke/ spinach' followed by a square of veggie swiss cheese. Brush again with tomato sauce - sprinkle with veggie mozzarella shreds. Bake at 400 degrees F until browned.
Add to broiled meat or salmon like I did last friday night. Filling with some left over for next day at lunch.
Edited by: ANNMH130 at: 3/5/2012 (19:05)
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Fitness Minutes: (92,204) Posts: 11,976 12/1/11 10:38 A
I love baked potatoes, too, but I now only have them on special occasions and go ahead with the butter (and sour cream-sorry you can't get it!) I also use more pepper for the flavor. I have switched to baked sweet potatoes in place of the baked potatoes and eat them with just a very little bit of "I can't believe it's not butter", mediterranean or olive oil.
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I love baked potatoes with butter and sour cream but I live in Africa in the jungle and I have no sour cream. Now I have a problem with my cholesterol so the butter is not the best choice. Today I used a Lite Ranch dressing on my potato.
How do you Dress a Baked Potato? What do you LIKE to use on your baked potatoes and what have you found that is low fat, low cholesterol to dress up baked potatoes?
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