I would like to know the answer too. Anyone here know what is the answer to that question. I'll do some Googling and get back to you if I got an answer. You should email the people at Medifast as they probably could assist you..
I was told we could have them when we have puree or soft foods..
I made a High Protein, Low Carb Twice Baked Potato this week..
Hollow out the baked potato, retain 1/4 c..
Mix FF cottage cheese, Tofu, FF Ricotta, FF sourcream in Medifast food processor. mix with potato..
Mash potato and mixture together..
Fill half potato skin, top with LF Cheddar Cheese and Turkey Bacon..
Broil to melt...
I had instant mashed potatoes early out it was awesome! I added UNJURY.. unflavored protein to the potatoes and to the instant gravy packets I used on it... it's good stuff!..
Personally, I don't do potatoes, rice, bread, crackers, pasta... simple white carbs too easy to go down and not enough bang for your nutritional buck (protein versus carbs), scale stoppers (or worse) IMHO. YMMV...
What about yams... don't they have more nutrition than white potatoes?..
My surgeon said no complex carbs for 6 months, and to.
Any white ones. So, I haven't tried them, and won't for a long time. Too man other things to eat that I need (protein protein protein)...
Cornell, Duke and UFL are a few well respected bariatric centers that include baked potato on their menus. I think finding ways to include small portions of allowable carbs, bolstered with high protein ingredients, may prevent kamikaze attacks on McDonald's Drive thru for FF or a bag of Lay's Potato chips (not my favorites, but for some)...
I tried mashed potatoes during the mush faze and they didn't sit well with me..
They are not prohibited by my plan/doctor, but not much is in terms of restrictions..
I don't like processed stuff, so instant wouldn't be a good option for me..
I do occasionally make like one Yukon gold baked (like a new potato size) but like Shelly say's not enough density per calories for me..
Thinned mashed potatoes were the only thing I could have besides the SF jello, SF pudding. I would mix the potatoes with cream of mushroom soup or use the soup packet in ramen noodles as my thinner...