From mashed potatoes to gravy and fiber-full veggies, here are a few suggestions you can use to make these favorite treats into healthy ones.
Looking for a healthy dish to bring to your next party? This potato salad is a healthy take on a traditional side that will surely please a crowd. The following recipe makes four servings.
Ingredients3 cups diced sweet potatoes (about 2 medium-sized potatoes)
½ tablespoon olive oil
¼ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
½ tablespoon white vinegar
½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
½ cup diced celery
½ cup chopped red onion
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
Set oven to 400 degrees.
In a medium bowl, toss chopped sweet potatoes with olive oil. Place on a baking sheet lined with
aluminum foil. Roast sweet potatoes for about 20 minutes (or until tender). Set aside to cool.
In a small bowl, combine non-fat Greek yogurt, black pepper, dill, vinegar and mustard. Mix until well
Combine cooled potatoes, celery, onion and sunflower seeds. Pour dressing on top and toss to combine.
This tastes best served chilled. Add salt as desired.
4 servings (¾ cup each)
Nutrition Information Per Serving
Calories: 140 calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Fat: 3 g
Sodium: 90 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
This article originally appeared on MGHBeFit.com, an employee wellness program sponsored by MGH Nutrition and Food Services.
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