A Full Week of Full Plates: Friday

Each day this week has brought a plethora of high-volume, reasonably wholesome spreads I have shown you to demonstrate that you can enjoy extra-large meals and portion sizes without overindulging. Today was no different…

Friday Meal #1

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Don’t be Shy; Pile it High!

While it is never a good idea to make a mountain out of a molehill, making a mountain out of your sandwich filling is always worth the effort of meticulously piling it on. I think few people (and their stomachs) would disagree.

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You Say Potato, I Say Jicama

Potato fries are rather powerful. They lure us in with their crispy outer coating. They continue to entice us with their soft, tender interior. They beg to be drowned in condiments that make such a mess of our fingers that has no fathomable remedy other than savagely licking them clean. Like most potato products, they urge us to have another…and another…and another…and we just cannot refuse.

Must we let these devious little starch-bombs have the upper hand, or is there a way to have large portions of fries without sending our blood sugars into a spiraling tizzy?

Jicama to the rescue…

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