Gluten Free Vegan Potato Recipes and Potassium Tips

Think you don’t have time to cook potatoes? These flavorful gluten free vegan potato recipes will make you think again. Potatoes are a tasty source of amazing amounts of nutrition and outrank bananas, broccoli and spinach in potassium content. Potassium is crucial in balancing water, sodium and other minerals and most people don’t get enough in their diet. Potatoes are an easily accessible and highly desirable source of potassium, which is helpful in addressing high blood pressure, kidney disorders and cardiovascular disease. Just ask your doctor. Then take two bites or more of these gluten free vegan potato recipes and call us in the morning.

People living with celiac disease are at particular risk for potassium deficiency, due to losses from celiac disease related symptoms, which keep you busy in the bathroom awhile and leave you dehydrated. Potatoes are a big help in this case, as they pack a whopping 845mg of potassium per medium potato.

Kids can be picky eaters and kids with autism can strongly prefer certain foods over variety. This leaves both groups in a situation common to most adult Americans – taking in too much sodium and not enough potassium, a situation which can contribute to health risks. It also leaves many parents deeply concerned and puzzled about nutrition and how to balance it, given their children’s tendencies. Potassium supplements can lead to very bad problems, but potatoes generally do not. Check out these gluten free vegan potato recipes for options to fit your family.

To get more potatoes in your family’s diet, especially picky children, try starting off with the No Oil Potato Chips below. Do your kids already like apples and potatoes? Let them taste Potato & Apple Gratin and give you their opinions. Bring crowd pleasing Creamy Avocado Potato Salad or Carrot Vichyssoise (pronounced vee-she-swah, French for cold potato soup) to your next adult barbecue or picnic. No one will guess that they’re gluten free vegan potato recipes and you might even rack up a few compliments for flavor.   

Carrot Vichyssoise (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) VeggieTable
Creamy Avocado Potato Salad (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) Post Punk Kitchen
Potato & Apple Gratin (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) Pledging for Change
Potato Curry (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) AllRecipes
No Oil Potato Chips (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) Vegan-Food.net
Be sure to visit our Recipe Index for more gluten free vegan recipes. Bon appotato!
Potato and Potassium Resources:
WebMD "Diet for Autism: What Works?"

1 comment:

  1. Hi, thank you for featuring my carrot vichyssoise recipe. Just a quick note: the correct pronunciation is vee shee swahz (the e at the end of the word means the s preceding it must be pronounced like a z).

    Thanks again!

    Laura K. Lawless
    The Veggie Table: http://www.theveggietable.com/blog
    Learn French: http://french.about.com/