Roasted Potatoes

These Roasted Potatoes are GREAT if you like to prep ahead.  They really taste amazing when roasted and it’s best to let them cook and not rush the glorious process.

The Right Potato for Your Lifestyle

Potatoes, in general, are high Carbohydrates, which digests into glucose, a form of sugar.  The glucose is stored in your body as energy and your body will draw on those energy stores as you are active throughout the day. 

If you’re not moving throughout the day, this sugar can build up over time and turn into other very unpleasant things, like triglycerides and fat. 

You may consider replacing the red potatoes with sweet potatoes or mixing the two together.  Sweet potatoes pack in more nutrition and provide additional benefits to your body than red or white potatoes.

You can also trick your digestion by eating potatoes with protein and fat, and drinking water.

This helps slow down the digestion of your meal, keeps you full and satisfied for longer, and reduces the blood-sugar spike from the potatoes.

Experiment and find what works best for you and your body.

Roasted Potatoes

Serves 8-10

Ingredients:

  • 6 small red potatoes
  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. While the oven is heating, cut the potatoes into small pieces.
  3. Add cut potatoes, avocado oil, salt, and pepper into a gallon zip-lock bag and secure it closed.
  4. Shake the bag until the potatoes are evenly coated with the oil and spices.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the potatoes out evenly.
  6. Roast in the oven for 30-45 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked through and slightly crispy.
  7. Store in a closed container in the refrigerator for the week.

Spice Them Up (Optional)

Add 1 tsp of some…or all…these spices for added flavor.

  • herbs de provence
  • thyme
  • rosemary
  • dill
  • chili powder
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder

Great Meal Companion

Serve these Roasted Potatoes with this Loaded Paleo Burger.

Loaded Paleo Burger

If you in the mood for a comforting meal, then serve these Roasted Potatoes with this Meatloaf.

Meatloaf

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