Spicy and Savory B6 Stuffed Potatoes

    Nov 24, 2015 11:55:16 AM

    Spicy and Savory B6 Stuffed Potatoes The holidays are here! Are you struggling to balance your holistic nutrition with the call of winter comfort food? 

    Don’t stress!

    And stop scouring magazines and Pinterest for the perfect side dish to bring to your work potluck or family Thanksgiving. We have the recipe for healthy winter comfort food … B6 stuffed potatoes!

    Try this healthy and zesty twist on a holiday classic, packed with vitamin B6 to help support your energy levels and mood this winter season.

    Spicy and Savory B6 Stuffed Potatoes 

    Ingredients

    *Always choose Certified Organic when available

    Garlic Allium sativum: 1 clove

    Extra virgin olive oil: ½ teaspoon

    Kidney beans (drained): 1, 16-ounce can

    Cumin Cuminum cyminum: ½ teaspoon

    Chili powder: ¼ teaspoon

    Salsa: ½ cup

    Medium to large potatoes (baked): 2

    Low-fat cheddar cheese: 4 tablespoons

    Cilantro Coriandrum sativum (minced): 2 tablespoons

    Directions

    In a medium saucepan, sauté garlic in olive oil until soft. Add beans, cumin, and chili powder, and stir to combine. Cook over medium heat, mashing beans with the back of a fork until fairly smooth. Stir in the salsa.

    Open each potato by slicing it lengthwise and top each with half of the bean mixture and half the cheese. Place under broiler for a few minutes until cheese melts and sprinkle with cilantro to serve. Serves two.

    Nutrition facts per potato

    444 calories, 5 grams fat, 10 milligrams cholesterol, 16.6 grams fiber, and 1.7 milligrams vitamin B6

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    This article is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent disease. This article has not been reviewed by the FDA. Always consult with your primary care physician or naturopathic doctor before making any significant changes to your health and wellness routine. 

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