Tag Archives: Faux Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most widely consumed food staples in the world, whether in french fries, breakfast potatoes, baked potatoes, hashbrowns, mashed potatoes, etc. The list goes on and on. Unfortunately, they are not good for the keto diet since they are starch heavy and all carbs. In this section, I’ll share all of the different “faux potato” recipes I’ve discovered over the years!

Fried Radish Hashbrowns

Fried Radish Hashbrowns

One of the things I really miss from back in my carb days is hashbrowns.  I’ve made them with turnips before so I figured, why not give Radishes a try? Just the other day I made a Radish Scramble and I figured I’d try to see exactly how versatile these little red buggers were! If you’re craving potatoes, check out ... Read More »

Spaghetti Squash Pancakes

Spaghetti Squash Pancake

Earlier this week I made some Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce and it was amazing!  It got me thinking, what else could I do with Spaghetti Squash?  Its very stringy and it reminded me a lot of my previous experiments with faux potatoes.  Particularly, the turnip hash browns I’ve made in the past. With that as inspiration I decided to ... Read More »

Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower: There are many like it, but this one is mine.  This version turned out really well, I actually mashed it with a potato masher instead of grinding it to a pulp like usual. I served it at Easter along with Green Bean Casserole and Ham.Here’s the finished mashed cauliflower, it worked out really well!Start with a whole head ... Read More »

Faux Potato Quest: Mashed Rutabagas

Mashed Rutabagas

In my last post I was trying to recreate hash browns using Rutabagas. Today I will recreate the old standby, mashed potatoes.  Even though the Rutabaga is not quite as low carb as I thought it was, its still a decent vegetable for this process.  For the same volume as this recipe, 300g, Cauliflower is 16 carbs, 8 fiber.  Potatoes ... Read More »

Faux Potato Quest: Turnip (Rutabaga) Hash Browns

Frying Turnip Hashbrowns

One of the items often missed by those on the keto diet are potatoes.  This starchy vegetable comes in so many different arrangements: fries, hash browns, tots, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, etc. I made the standard cauliflower mashed potatoes but for me they were missing something.  When St. Patrick’s day came around I saw tons of Yellow Turnips showing up ... Read More »