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Smoked Salmon and Cheese Mini Twice-Baked Potatoes
Howard Puckett

Potatoes

We've fingered restaurant baked potatoes as one of the foods that sound healthy (but aren't). But if you prepare them yourself, potatoes can be a nutritious, versatile, and inexpensive food that has a place in a healthy diet. One medium-sized potato (with skin) has just 160 calories and is one of the best sources of potassium and fiber in the produce section.  Baked, mashed, or roasted, potatoes make a wonderful side or a base for a healthful meal (just make sure to go light on the toppings).

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