Prairie Gold Produce Ltd.

Providing the Best Potato Products that Nature has to Offer

Did you know that potatoes are naturally Gluten Free?

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We care for your health and eating our Prairie Gold fresh potatoes or our dehydrated potato granules is good for you. Below your can find some interesting facts and tips for how the enjoy your potatoes on the most healthiest way. Also, don't forget to visit the choose my plate web site which is filled with lots of interesting information.

Why potatoes are healthy?

  • They are low in fat and high in fiber and protein.
  • Potatoes are composed of complex carbohydrates, which keep you feeling full longer.
  • They are cheap and abundant.
  • They are a good source of vitamins C, B1, B3 and B6 as well as minerals, including potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.
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How can you prepare your potatoes? 

You can bake, roast, shred, mash, scallop, or steam them. You don't have to fry your potatoes, there are also healthier ways such as backing or microwaving them. When you boil your potatoes, a lot of nutrients are left into the water. As far as toppings go, you can try non-hydrogenated margarine, fat-free sour cream or salsa.

 

Here are some healthy potato tips:

  • Enjoy your steak and spuds. The vitamin C in potatoes promotes iron absorption.
  • Eating the skin of the potato can boost fiber and potassium intake.
  • Count on leftover potatoes to beef up salads, like in a classic Salad.
  • Enjoy your potatoes but don't go overboard, watch your portion sizes..
  • Store them in a dark dry place.
  • Don't eat potatoes that have sprouted or taken on a greenish hue.
  • Enjoy your potatoes with low-fat condiments, such as low-fat sour cream.