As many of you know, it has been recommended I try several different things in an effort to reduce MS symptoms and deal with my gastro issues. Hubby came across a book by Terry Wahls, MD who has lots of success with this eating plan in reducing and in some cases getting rid of MS symptoms. I have talked to several who are on this plan, and it works for them. I am doing most of it anyway, so I figured I would go all the way. The only change is that I will add some meat back into my diet, eliminate eggs and sugar while I increase fruits and veggies. Hopefully, this will help with some of the new MS symptoms cropping up. Thank you Naomi Wahls and Heather Christo for this yummy recipe. This is from Wahls Protocol Recipes.
I love potato salad, but mayonnaise is not my friend. So, this one sounds YUMMY! The color and crunch from sweet potatoes, celery, and a bit of bacon sounds like the perfect combination. Serve this at your next backyard BBQ and no one will be missing the goopy white old-fashioned potato salad.
PREP: 15 minutes COOK TIME: 15 minutes SERVINGS: 4 TO 6
- Kosher salt
- 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
- 1 red Fresno chili, seeded and minced
- 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1⁄4 cup rice vinegar
- 1⁄4 cup olive oil
- Kosher salt
- 4 uncured bacon slices, cooked until crisp and crumbled
- 1 cup thinly sliced celery hearts
- 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
- Bring a medium-large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the sweet potatoes and simmer until just fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes and briefly and gently rinse them with cold water. Set aside.
- To make the mustard vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together the chili, mustard, garlic, vinegar, and olive oil. Season with salt.
- In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, bacon, celery, and green onions and toss with the mustard vinaigrette. Season with salt. Serve warm or at room temperature, or refrigerate and serve chilled.
Did you know???? SWEET POTATOES are one of nature’s best sources of vitamin A and a great source of vitamin C. One 8-ounce sweet potato will give you 100 percent of your recommended daily vitamin A. If you consume a little fat with the sweet potatoes (like the olive oil in the recipe here), it helps your body utilize all the vitamin A even more efficiently.
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