Facts show that potato fries aren’t the best for your diet and body. However, that doesn’t mean that you should steer clear of all potatoes. They may be packed with carbs, but when prepared and paired properly, potatoes can be delicious and good for you! These 6 dishes are full of other veggies, nutrients, and flavors that enhance potatoes and make them easy to enjoy. SkinnyMs. is all about clean eating and only putting good things into your body and these recipes do exactly that!

1. Slow Cooker Coconut-Curry Sweet Potatoes

Have you ever thought of curried potatoes? Maybe. Have you thought of coconut-curried sweet potatoes? Probably not. This dish is an explosion of flavor in every bite. You need to try it to believe it.

2. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

If you think potatoes are versatile, don’t be deceived–so are sweet potatoes! Any stuffed potato for a meal is great, because it adds a ton of nutrients and flavors to what already exists in the vegetable. In this recipe, it’s all about fall flavors with dried cranberries, quinoa, red onions, and more.

3. Crock Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes

No list of potato recipes is complete without baked sweet potatoes. This recipe takes steps to replace the traditional baked version with a simple crock pot alternative. The crock pot produces a sweet and ultra tender potato!

4. Sweet Potato and BBQ Chicken Lettuce Wrap

This next recipe says “opposites attract” all over it. The natural sweetness of sweet potatoes compliments the spice and tang of BBQ sauce perfectly. To add a little protein to this meal, throw in some diced chicken to let it savor in the sauce and veggies for maximum flavor.

5.  Potatoes with Sesame Seeds and Rosemary 

Sometimes less is more and that is definitely the case for this dish! Seasoning and sautéing can be beyond satisfactory for potatoes because they are already full of flavor and texture. Here, adding some sesame seeds and rosemary along with paprika and salt is just the perfect balance of flavor.

6. Slow Cooker Homestyle Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary

First things first, if you don’t own a slow cooker, go buy one! They can practically change your life and take the chaos out of cooking. If you do own one, this recipe is a must-try. A delicious recipe that proves potatoes are best slow cooked. This recipe is a must for all fried potatoes lovers who want to eat healthier.  Not to mention, it’s really simple to make!

Don’t be scared of potatoes! Any diet that you take on can be accommodating of them as long as you prep them the right way. Stay away from the fries and tots, but go for more exciting and cleaner options. Let us know which one is your favorite in the comments below!

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