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June 14, 2016

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Potatoes are a good source of vitamin C. One serving of this recipe will give you almost half your daily recommended intake.


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Potato Salad

Potato Salad

This Saturday is International Picnic Day! Give your picnic a facelift with this healthy and satisfying potato salad.

Makes 5 1-cup servings


4 medium potatoes, chopped 
2 celery stalks, thinly sliced, including leaves 
3 green onions, chopped 
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 
3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 
1/4 cup Tofu Mayo (or other dairy- and egg-free mayonnaise substitute)
1 1/2 tablespoons stone-ground mustard 
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon salt 
1/8 teaspoon black pepper


Steam potatoes over boiling water until just barely tender, about 15 minutes, and then transfer to a large bowl. 

Add celery, green onions, parsley, and vinegar. Stir to mix. 

Stir in Tofu Mayo, mustard, salt, and black pepper and toss gently. Chill before serving, if time allows. 

Per 1-cup serving:

Calories: 155; Fat: 0.8 g; Saturated Fat: 0.1 g; Calories from Fat: 4.7%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 4.2 g; Carbohydrates: 34.2 g; Sugar: 5.8 g; Fiber: 4.6 g; Sodium: 444 mg; Calcium: 61 mg; Iron: 3.3 mg; Vitamin C: 25.8 mg; Beta Carotene: 263 mcg; Vitamin E: 0.3 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life for Children by Amy Lanou, Ph.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.

Please feel free to tailor Physicians Committee recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.


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Food for  Life

Food for Life is an award-winning Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine program designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians that offers cancer, diabetes, and kids classes that focus on the lifesaving effects of healthful eating. Each class includes information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote health, along with cooking demonstrations of simple and nutritious recipes that can be recreated easily at home. Learn more here >>

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