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Potatoes can be transformed into chips, french fries and loaded baked potatoes smothered with cheese. Not exactly health food. But the truth is that these fiber-packed root veggies are also full of potassium, vitamins and antioxidants that do all sorts of good stuff for our bodies. Plus, they’re cheap, naturally gluten-free and super filling. Time to stop demonizing the potato? We think so. Here are 15 healthy potato recipes that are actually on your diet.

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1. Sweet Potato Noodles with Almond Sauce

Meet “swoodles,” the most genius invention since zoodles. (And these are topped with a vegan almond sauce, yum.)

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2. Garlic Fingerling Potatoes

Three ingredients, five minutes of prep, and faces of shock and awe at the dinner table? Monique Volz, you’ve outdone yourself.

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3. Mashed Potatoes with Turnips and Leeks

Craving mashed potatoes? Lighten up the carbalicious side dish with pureed turnips and leeks.

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4. Potato Ceviche Veracruz

Now that we know vegan ceviche is a thing, we can’t stop eating it. (Thanks a lot, Alejandra Graf.)

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5. Cauliflower Sweet Potato Burgers

Forget sad packages of veggie burgers. Here’s your new go-to meatless meal: cauliflower sweet potato burgers with lettuce, scallions and spicy mayo.

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6. No-Mayo Potato Salad with Herbs

Craving potato salad but not the saturated fat? Try a mayo-free version from Heidi Larsen.

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7. Healthy Potato Soup

This vegan, Whole30-friendly potato soup from the mind of Liz Falcigno includes plenty of vitamins, potassium and calcium.

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8. Oven-Roasted Beets and Potatoes

Sweet beets and creamy potatoes unite in this easy roasted root vegetable dish. (Can we officiate the wedding?)

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9. Purple Sweet Potato Coconut Curry with Beech Mushroom and Bok Choy

Purple potatoes, spring vegetables and a ton of herbs and spices go into this South Asian–inspired curry by Jodi Moreno.

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10. Easy Homemade Potato Chips

Sure, potato chips aren’t the healthiest, but these are baked, not fried. (Just go with it.)

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11. Singapore Sweet Potato Noodles

The easiest way to add more veggies to your diet? Swap sweet potato noodles for traditional pasta.

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12. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Blue Cheese Crema

Stick roasted sweet potatoes in a black bean taco and you have the makings of a fabulous meatless meal.

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13. Healthy Baked French Fries with Garlic, Parmesan and Truffle Oil

Task of the evening: Make your own truffle fries. As Monique Volz shows us, it’s easier than you’d think.

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14. Greek Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Rethink the loaded baked potato. Maria Lichty’s sweet potato is stuffed with nutritious ingredients like chickpeas, tomatoes, red onions and olives.

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15. French Potato Salad

Let the root veggies shine in this potato salad by adding a simple garlic vinaigrette and a handful of herbs to the mix.

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