Green Giant™ Fresh CarbSmart™ Potatoes

Originally posted at Farm Star Living.

We’re going to assume that most people are familiar with the iconic Green Giant™ food brand, but have you tasted products from Green Giant™ Fresh? Well we’ve got some news for you! Green Giant™ Fresh is working hard to create new and innovative products for both you and your family. These new and improved goods were made with you and your health food needs in mind! They are finding new and exciting ways for customers to incorporate these convenient and healthy frozen into their everyday diet.

Potato lovers, check this out! A new food breakthrough that we are so excited to share with you – Green Giant™ Fresh CarbSmart™ Potatoes!

Want to feel guilt-free when eating your favorite side of yummy mashed or baked potatoes? These potatoes were made for just for you. CarbSmart™ potatoes have less carbs than a single cup of blueberries, a medium banana and even a half cup of granola. Crazy? More like crazy-awesome! They also contain 27% less carbs than your standard potatoes.

With endless options for preparation, be sure to add these to your health-conscious diet! For some ideas, take a look at these recipes: CarbSmart™ Potatoes – Four Healthy WaysCarbSmart™ Potato Latkes.

Our goal here is to keep you updated on the latest and greatest. Aside from encouraging you to try the newest most innovative products we can find, we also encourage you to know what you are putting in your body! Here is some of what we know about potatoes and what they can do for you – to find out more check out our A – Z Food Guide!

Potatoes are an ideal substitution for some of your favorite bread, grain and pasta-based dishes. Surprisingly, about 20% of potato’s nutrition is found in the skin but the majority is in the flesh. Potatoes are naturally gluten-free and they’re packed with nutritional benefits needed for a healthy lifestyle.

One medium sized skin-on potato has:

  • Just 110 calories
  • No fat, sodium or cholesterol
  • Nearly half your daily value of vitamin C
  • More potassium than a banana
  • Good source of vitamin B6
  • Fiber, magnesium and antioxidants

So don’t be afraid to add more potatoes to your diet. They’re full of healthy vitamins and minerals and you certainly get a lot of bang for your buck! If you try any of these recipes, don’t forget to tag @farmstarliving and hashtag #farmstarliving so we can see what you’re cookin’!