Take off – the truth about potatoes as part of a healthy diet

When planning a healthy diet in your attempts to lose weight not the simplicity and versatility of the baked potato overlooked.

Baked potatoes are a great source of nutrients (especially the skin) and are a great comfort food on a cold, dark winter nights. Potatoes are an excellent source of potassium, a significant amount of vitamin C and are a useful source of vitamins B1 and B6 are also easy to prepare. Even the potatoes are arm fat and calories. Baked potatoes take off even as they cook!

Sweet potatoes in the same way can be cooked and go particularly well with spicy fillings/accompaniments.

When purchasing baking potatoes potatoes that are not wrinkled, choose to have the green spots or began to sprout. Choose those that are uniform size and shape. She keeps for several weeks, if you keep them stored in a well ventilated, cool, dark place.

When cooking the potatoes scrub cool preparation well under running water and they several times Pierce piercing with a fork, to prevent that they burst, and reduce the cooking time. They do not wrap in foil keep moisture and couples. Instead, place it directly on a baking rack. She turn halfway through cooking time to prevent that browning too much on the bottom. The secret to a great baked potato is the heat of the stove. You can tell when your potato is done when a fork easily penetrates the skin. If it is too hard it a little longer, which is sure to not too long baking or the skin will dry up.

Baked or potatoes, as some prefer to call jacket so under rated, how they can be delicious, complete meals, if you have correct jaw and a delicious topping or filling. However, she can just as delicious when sprinkled with salt and pepper or herbs

The perfect jacket potato is soft and fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside, steamy. Cut potatoes length wise and break out of the Center or make a cross on the top and heap your topping with oven gloves or a clean kitchen towel squeeze from each end which make inside.

Coverings are as the name already says something, that you just above expressed on your potatoes. Fillings are you if you draw from the inside of the baked potato, place it in a bowl and mash it then mix is your favourite fill it out and back to stack it in the shell.

Put your chosen topping complete appetite or fill on the potato and serve immediately with a page-salad.