I saw this potato product in the frozen aisle section. I know…most of us are busy and look for convenient foods, but Potato ABC’s really?
Some may think…this is brilliant! Gets kids to eat their potatoes and learn their alphabet too!
As for me….I think this is ridiculous.
Is it really necessary to take the humble and delicious potato and turn them into ABC’s?
After all, most homes with children already have ABC bath toys, ABC puzzles, ABC books….
In the process of looking up the ingredients “Methycellulose” and “Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate”, I found an excellent website called FoodFacts.com.
They have a food rating system based on the product ingredients (you can even look up products based on the UPC Code). Especially helpful for those with food allergies.
Interested in how these ABC Tater Tots rate? Click on to the website link here.
A simple way we prepare potatoes in our home is to chop in quarters or wedge shapes, toss in olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper and parmesan cheese. Roast in the oven….EASY.
And no methycellulose or sodium acid pyrophoshate needed. Our grandchildren love roasted sweet potatoes too…same method, just leave out oregano and cheese, or bake, mash like regular potatoes.