potato recipes

Perfect Latkes

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I have to say, I was nervous the first time I ever made latkes for Dave. He grew up eating them from his grandmother – so I had a lot to live up to. Latkes are a potato pancake eaten in particular at celebrations in the Jewish faith. Today is Yom Kippur, and while many are fasting in observance of this High Holiday, I wanted to share with you my recipe. Instead of frying these in vegetable oil, I used coconut oil (of course) for a nice crispy outside and wonderful flavor. Another reason to use coconut oil for this […]

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

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One of my favorite dishes during the holidays is garlic mashed potatoes! This savory dish is an all time favorite comfort food for all, but can be slightly unhealthy for you with the added butter, so try substituting coconut oil for butter. Coconut oil is a healthy alternative to butter and can be used as a 1:1 ratio. If you would be using 1 tablespoon of butter, simply replace it with 1 tablespoon of Kelapo Coconut Oil! Here is my favorite recipe for garlic mashed potatoes: Ingredients: 4 large baking potatoes, peeled and cut into eighths 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 2 […]

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