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I will readily admit that I am completely obsessed with potatoes. As a girl living in Idaho, it's hard to avoid. Potatoes, in theory, aren't completely unleathy entities, but it really depends a lot on how it's cooked. In the past, french fries have had a bad rap as one of the most unhealthy forms of potato goodness, mostly because a vast majority of people think that french fries must be made by putting them in a fryer, often with old or heavy grease.

Since I don't have a fryer at my disposal, I have been just baking my fries. I have started to realize that it not only makes the fries a hell of a lot more tasty (if you put a bit of seasonings on before you cook them, and then right as soon as they come out), healthier for you, and easier to ration. It seems like fast food places give you a butt-ton of fries, and I always normally end up eating them all. This way, though, I can only make how much I feel like eating, and not gorging myself out.

Just a healthy potato tip from me!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Since I like sweet things it's essential to find healthier sweets as well. I tried this with high hopes that the cookies would be healthy and delicious. Unfortunately, the items to make it were ridiculously expensive. So, I figured I would just make them every so often. No big deal.

The recipe didn't call for sugar so I didn't think much since they call for maple syrup. I figured it would be sweet enough (I don't like maple syrup so I didn't know how sweet it is) with just that. It took a while to combine everything because the batter was hard to stir up after a while that it actually started to hurt my arm.

So, I fight the sticky goop and force it into cookies and cook it. I was excited to see how it would turn out becuase the whole foods store I've had baked vegan cookies from were really good.

The cookies were bland and tasteless. I only made the first 12 cookies and got rid of it. I wasted about 30 dollars worth of ingredients on this food.

I was very disappointed.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Since basically these two are the same thing, I'm going to go ahead and combine them and keep the review the same as well.

These products are both very good. They are a nice way to still enjoy hamburgers while avoiding red meat. It is different than red meat though. The texture is different. It's much smoother. It does not taste like beef in any way. I don't think it's quite as filling though, either. It's very simple to make and you don't have to worry about undercooking it.

I really enjoy it and will be buying it. :D

Do keep in mind though that this is soy. If you are allergic, do not eat this.

To learn more about it, go here.