Know Your Ingredients!

Here’s the fries we eat now.  We just wash and cut 3 sweet potatoes.  Put then on parchment paper, brush on some cold-pressed, organic olive oil, and bake them for 25 minutes at 400 degrees.  Delish.  My kids LOVE these, as does my husband!

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When we first went gluten-free.  We bought these.  After all, they were gluten-free, and marked so on the label.  What could possibly go wrong?  Quick. Easy…

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Here is what is wrong with MOST processed foods (foods in a package or at a restaurant), It’s the oils, and preservatives they put in to KILL the nutrition of a perfectly great sweet potato.

photo_Fries_backCanola oil, modified food starch… right there – two key ingredients that are BAD news for your body, and digestion.  (Read – chemically created GMO corn oil, and MSG) then you’ve got Sugar… (Dextrin), Leavening… again more MSG, and  food coloring (annatto) and more possible MSG.

You’re MUCH safer with an organic sweet potato, the olive oil and sea salt combo!  The only thing “quick” about those fries – is they’re going to quickly make you sick!

Just. Say. No.

It’s amazing how much my kids have learned in the kitchen now too – when kids understand why we eat the way we do,  they’re more willing to chip in and work as a team to get meals done.  My 13-year-old son leads the children to make a complete breakfast for 10 most days!  He is a HUGE blessing – and we are blessing his future wife with real life skills in the kitchen!

“And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.”

2 Cor. 9:8

Posted on April 23, 2013, in Food To Try, Label Reading and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Homemade French fries and hash browns are easy to make and they taste so much BETTER than packaged potatoes. Healthier and better taste – it is worth the effort.

  2. Agreed. My kids know “real” food now – and really dislike that processed junk.

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