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Recipe of the Month: Twice Baked “Everything” Potato

So many of us are in need of comfort right now which is why we picked twice baked potatoes, a classic “comfort food,” for our April Recipe of the Month. This lightened-up version is something that can be prepared in a variety of ways, depending on your taste and what food you have in the house. Select one of the options below.
 
This recipe is a great dinner option on any phase of the diet. Whether you are struggling with antidepressant-related weight gain, emotional overeating or just a whole lot of stress, we hope this recipe offers you a sense of calm during a challenging time.

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
 
Cut baked or microwaved white or sweet potato in half lengthwise. Leaving the skin intact, scoop out the inside, place the pulp in a bowl, and add desired toppings (choose from the list below).
 
Mash together and put potato mixture back into skin. Place filled potato halves on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until hot. Serve and enjoy!
 

Tasty Potato Toppings

  • Veggies (whatever you have) sauteed with 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon fat free or low fat sour cream, 1 Tablespoon of low fat chopped ham, 3 or 4 slices of jalepeño pepper, and 1 Teaspoon of chopped basil
  • 2 Tablespoons fat-free or low-fat sour cream or low-fat ricotta cheese per serving with snipped fresh chives
  • Green or red salsa with sliced jalapenos
  • Chopped jarred roasted red peppers with 1 teaspoon sauteed chopped garlic
  • Mushrooms sauteed with olive-oil cooking spray
  • 1 Tablespoon low-fat shredded cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon light scallion cream cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon pesto
  • 1 Tablespoon horseradish cream
  • 1/4 Cup of Vegetarian chili
  • 1/4 Cup of drained marinated artichoke hearts with 1 teaspoon of capers and 1/2 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon of Everything But The Bagel seasoning

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