Great idea! Still not sure what my final plan is for the holidays, but I did sign up for my local "turkey trot" which I will do Thanksgiving morning. Love hearing the healthier versions of an otherwise fattening season!!
current weight: 222.2
Fitness Minutes: (8,671) Posts: 341 11/9/11 9:51 P
I'll start this off by saying i happen to be addicted to food magazines and cookbooks. I really love food and I love to feed others---part of how I got to my size. And I personally ADORE potatoes so my first recipe is for latkes (even though i'm not Jewish. They're still tasty).
POTATO AND CELERY ROOT LATKES WITH HORSERADISH (FROM WEIGHT WATCHERS) o 1 cup fat-free sour cream o 2 tbsp horseradish o 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and shredded o 1 celery root, peeled and shredded o 1 small onion peeled and shredded o 2 large eggs, lightly beaten o ¼ cup all purpose flour o 1 teaspoon salt o ¼ teaspoon black pepper o 6 tsp canola oil Combine sour cream and horseradish, keep cool Combine remaining ingredients besides oil. Mix and form into 24 disks, each about 2 ½ inches in diameter Heat 2 tsp oil over medium heat to cook one batch of eight latkes. Repeat until all are cooked (3 to 4 minutes per side) o Serving: 1 latke and 2 tsp sour cream. 68 calories, 2 g fat, 19mg Chol, 124 mg Sodium, 11 g Carb, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
Pounds lost: 9.6
Fitness Minutes: (13,032) Posts: 214 11/9/11 3:04 P
This is where you can post your favorite healthy holiday recipes or ask for help in finding versions of your favorite unhealthy recipes. Please include all cooking directions, ingredients and we would love it if you have a nutritional breakdown (serving size included please!) Let 'er rip.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.