These are great when served with Steak Diane, so creamy…but low in fat! For a successful women’s fitness program, a diet low in fat will bring quicker results. Twice baked potatoes have a way of sounding fattening. But they won’t be if you prepare them with this recipe. Enjoy!
2 large Idaho potatoes
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 cup fat-free milk
Optional low fat cheddar cheese (3 oz)
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Clean and dry potatoes
2. Cook potatoes at 400 degrees for about 1 hour.
3. Allow the potatoes to cool, then cut each potato lengthwise.
4. Scoop out the inside of the potatoes and place in bowl.
5. Mash potatoes until mixture is smooth, adding all of the ingredients.
6. Spoon potato mixture into potato shells.
7. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika, if you like.
8. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
Nutrient dense, meaning you get a packed house of nutrients for the amount of calories that a potato has. The great thing about a potato is that it has both soluble and insoluble fiber. It helps to lower cholesterol and aid digestion. Phytochemicals in potatoes include flavanoids and kukoamine that helps to lower blood pressure. A great source of vitamin C, potatoes are a mainstay of our diet. Remember, for a successful women’s fitness program, a diet low in fat will bring quicker results.
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