potatoes

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

I try to eat potatoes, sweet potatoes, or rice at lunch and dinner. I find it helps my recovery and gives me more energy than sticking to mostly protein/fat and simple carbs like veggies. It’s easiest for me to make a big batch of potato salad or mashed potatoes on Sunday, and have this ready […]

Traditional Mashed Potatoes

I like to eat sweet potatoes for a few reasons: they’re tasty, nutrient-dense, and offer the carbs I need to feel energized at training. But I also love regular old mashed potatoes, packed with butter and cream. In weightlifting, it is important to eat a lot of calories so your body has what it needs […]

Crispy Oven-Roasted Potatoes

Hash browns, home fries, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes…you name a potato dish and I generally love it. These crispy potatoes are awesome alongside a steak or grilled chicken meal, or even better with breakfast in the morning. If we have leftovers from dinner the night before, my wife likes to make these into a skillet […]

Hasselback Potatoes

I’m starting to get a little tired of boring baked potatoes. Lately I’ve taken to topping them with some crazy stuff in order to make them interesting. When I came across hasselback potatoes, I knew they’d be a nice change of pace at the dinner table. The outside of these potatoes are crispy like chip, […]

A Perfect Baked Potato

Baked potatoes are a staple in our house. While I prefer sweet potatoes for nutrients, white potatoes are still chock full of potassium, protein (on average, about 4.3 grams), fiber and Vitamin C. All good stuff, my friends! For a fast potato, there’s nothing wrong with throwing a potato in the microwave and hitting the […]

Philly Cheesesteak & Potato Skillet

So I’ve never been to Philly, and sadly, have not been able to experience the deliciousness that is a true Philly Cheesesteak. Having been born and raised in Chicago, I know what great beef is, though, so I’m sure the cheesesteak would not disappoint. I like the concept: meat, cheese, and maybe peppers and onions. […]