plantain

Healthy French Fries: Fried Plantain [paleo, gluten-free, AIP]

Healthy French Fries: Fried Plantain [paleo, gluten-free, AIP]

I'm going to say right off bat that I'm completely okay with white potatoes... As long as that glucose is being used in the body and not just being packed away into fat cells.  That being said, there are times when I do not need the extra simple sugars from white potatoes and green plantains would be more beneficial for me.

Healthy Taco Salad with Plantain Chips [paleo, corn-free, gluten-free]

Healthy Taco Salad with Plantain Chips [paleo, corn-free, gluten-free]

Oooh man... a healthy taco salad??  Yes, please! So this has seriously been my go-to dinner for the past couple months.  So. Dang. Delicious!  And just as easy to put together!  I've always been a fan of tacos and nachos, but ever since I found out that my body doesn't appreciate corn (and therefore lovely tortilla chips) I'd been missing that wonderful "crunch" in my taco salads.  Then I found about plantain chips... and OMG.  Plantain chips are