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French Scalloped Potatoes

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I have to admit. I’ve been keeping a secret.

I have had good reason to keep the secret, and that is, there wasn’t much data out, and I didn’t want to send you down a rabbit hole unprepared for the results.

I’ve been harping over the years on how bad for you the “white stuff is.” Bread, pasta, potatoes and more.

There’s good news for pasta and potatoes. It’s a concept called Resistant Carbs.

Without going all science on you, the idea of resistant carbs is they are not digested the same way as regular carbohydrates. Resistant carbs are digested further down in your digestive tract so they don’t spike your insulin levels like regular carbs do. That’s good news for anyone who’s Type 2 Diabetic or anyone who’s trying to live a low carb lifestyle; like Plan Z dieters do...

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French Scalloped Potatoes

Potatoes can be dangerous to your weight if eaten too often or too much in one sitting. The good news is if you make the dish early in the day or the day before and refrigerate it they become what is called resistant carbs. That means they digest slower in your system so your blood sugar does not spike nearly as much. You can just reheat and eat.

If you will be eating them right out of the oven just keep your portion smaller. Maybe a half cup. Savor it and as long as your weight is stabilized you should be okay. Just don’t do it too often.

Servings: Serves 6.

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