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May 19 2011

Gluten-Free Potato Love

I have seen many articles out recently about potatoes being gluten-free.  Yep, they always have been.  In fact, they have been a staple of mine for most of my life, not just the last 5+ gluten-free years.  When I was a child I would order mashed potatoes at a restaurant instead of French fries.  What do you mean McDonald’s doesn’t serve mashed potatoes?!  As I grew up, I didn’t meet many potatoes I didn’t like and made them a regular part of my diet until the South Beach phase.  Potatoes got a bad rap there for several years due to the popularity of the low-carb diets like Atkins & South Beach.

Once I started the gluten-free diet, I knew I could always depend on a trusty baked potato or baked sweet potato.  Many restaurants serve baked potatoes and that would often be a safe, filling option for me in addition to a burger without a bun or a salad.

I received an email the other day about the US Potato Board creating a bunch of gluten-free recipes on Potato Goodness and hosting a Twitter party on Wednesday, May, 25, 2011.  Check out this awesome Potato Lasagna:

Potato Lasagna

Read below for more information:

I’m reaching out to let you know that the US Potato Board has recently created a new gluten-free recipe collection on www.potatogoodness.com that includes more than 80 gluten-free recipes from several ethnic cuisines, many of which can be prepared in 30 minutes or less! One of the featured recipes is a new Quick & Healthy Gluten-Free Potato Lasagna – it’s true there’s no need to give up comfort food favorites like lasagna if you’re on a gluten-free diet.

According to a recent survey, only 19% of Americans rate potatoes as excellent for being gluten free but in fact, potatoes are 100% gluten-free!  Potatoes are a fresh, natural, affordable and convenient gluten-free option for those suffering from side effects associated to eating foods that contain gluten.

Click here to view the new gluten-free recipe collection

Click here to view the recipe  for Gluten-Free Potato Lasagna

Here are several of my favorite potato recipes:

What is your favorite way to eat potatoes?

To sign up for the Twitter Party, click here.  The party will take place from 8 PM – 9 PM EST.  Use the hashtag #PotatoGoodness and follow Resourceful Mom on Twitter.

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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  1. I would have never thought of using potatoes in lasagna! How clever and it looks delicious too!

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