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National French Fries Day!

Did you know today is national french fries day! Who would have new, certainly not me, I was informed by a pr firm. They sure do come up with some weird days. I think they want us to get fatter, but I am not falling for their tricks.

Do you know how many calories are in a small french fry? Me either, but I know a lot! With being on the, eating better trip for my own personal health it has been a long while since I had french fries.

If you would like to be a part of National French Fries Day, I have included a healthier alternative.

Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa’s Roasted Potato Wedges (Serves 8)

1 pound russet potatoes, washed and thinly sliced into wedges

¼ cup red wine vinegar

¼ cup water

1 teaspoon granulated onion

1 teaspoon chopped garlic


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Soak potato wedges in vinegar and water for about 30 minutes.

3. On a nonstick baking sheet, spread out wedges. Sprinkle with onion and garlic.

4. Bake in oven for about 20 minutes, turning once. Remove from oven when wedges are crispy on both sides.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

45 calories, 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 1g protein, 1g fiber, 0mg sodium.

disclosure: I was given this recipe from a pr firm, I was not paid to post this, just thought it would be neat.

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Jammie is of Native American descent, she has family from the Ojibway/Chippewa tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was born and raised in Michigan, where she later moved to Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Jammie and her husband home school their daughter, and enjoy doing many things together as a family. Some of those activities include geocaching, hiking, fishing, playing games together as a family, and just being silly with their daughter. Jammie is Owner of The Neat Things in Life. For more information visit on Google+.

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