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Vegan Potato Casserole

Imagine a creamy lasagna but with potatoes instead of lasagna sheets. For a potato loving family who happens to grow lots of potatoes it’s a fun dish. It’s takes a little extra time to prepare but totally worth it. The cream is made with cashews and almond milk.     …

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Mushroom and Vegetable Hash

By Fredrica Syren: In Sweden, there is a dish called pytt-i-panna which is usually made with leftover potatoes, onions and meat and is like a hash but you eat for lunch or dinner.  It’s the perfect leftover dish. I make my own plant based version of this especially when I …

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Baked Potatoes with 2 Fillings

By Fredrica Syren: Baked potatoes is a lunch food you will find in many restaurants in Sweden and while here in the USA baked potatoes is more a side dish, in Sweden they serve them as a main course with a fun filling and a nice side salad. In my …

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Growing Potatoes, Even with Little or No Space

By Fredrica Syren: Growing potatoes is so much fun, and they taste way better than store bought potatoes. Most people believe you need a huge space to grow them, when, as a matter of fact, potatoes grow very well in pots. This way, you can plant a few pots and …

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The Humble Spud—the Vegetable with a Bad Rep.

 By Fredrica Syren: Tomorrow is Earth Day and why not celebrate this day by planting some potatoes? With a bad reputation for being high in carbohydrates, white starch, potatoes are one of the most misunderstood vegetables.  I think its reputation was born from weight-conscious eaters cutting out starch as a …

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Growing Potatoes in Pots

By Fredrica Syren Growing potatoes is so much fun, and they taste way better than store bought potatoes. Most people believe you need a huge space to grow them, when, as a matter of fact, potatoes grow very well in pots. I actually have had more luck with cultivating my …

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Potato au gratain with lentils

This got to be my families favorite dinner. Even my “I don’t like potatoes” child loved it and who happily announced “she ate a lot” when I arrived in the evening. I love potato gratin but feel I need some nutritional accessories like a lentil tomato sauce to be a …

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Sweet potato quesadilla

I found a recipe for these in a cook book I picked up while in Sweden it’s called “en bulle i ugnen” (a bun in the oven). I loved the book and couldn’t wait until I came home and could try these quesadilla’s. I made some changes off course ; I …

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