Paleo Potato Candy

Paleo Potato Candy

(Crash Course in potato baking: Poke holes in potato with fork. Option 1 – oven @ 350F for one hour. Posts about Irish Potatoes Candy written by Deanna.

A cute little confection that looks just like little potatoes. This kind does not contain potatoes; they are made using cream cheese and coconut. That I’ve veganized a traditional Irish treat called potato candy!

I’ve recently learned that most people have no clue what Irish Potato (Candies) are. Paleo often touts the sweet potato as really nutrient-dense, so it’s common for folks to assume that because white potatoes are shunned, they have little nutritive value. In my mind, the memory of early morning, all potato breakfasts has remained with me over the years, and I now fully understand how potatoes are one of the worst foods we can eat not only for breakfast, but as staples in our diets. I may have just as well been consuming pure sugar or candy bars for breakfast.


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