healthy grain-free latkes via laurenconrad.com

Happy Hanukkah to everyone who is celebrating this week! Whether you are observing the holiday or not, we have a feeling you’ll love this latke recipe from our go-to nutritionist Kelly LeVeque of Be Well By Kelly. You can’t have Hanukkah without latkes, but they are about as healthy for you as a plateful of French fries. Classic latkes are made with Russet potatoes, all-purpose flour, eggs, onion, salt, and fried in canola or another vegetable oil. In this version, Kelly has replaced any unhealthy ingredients with wholesome Japanese yams and nutrient-rich avocado oil. She has also majorly simplified the process, creating a delicious dish using only three ingredients. The entire thing is grain-free, dairy-free, and Whole 30 diet approved. Can you believe it? Serve them up on The Little Market ceramic plates like we did, and enjoy a most delicious twist on a traditional holiday dish…

Grain-Free 3-Ingredient Latkes

serves 2-3

healthy grain-free latkes via laurenconrad.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 Japanese yam
  • fresh chives
  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil

Instructions:

1. Peel and then finely grate the yam. Heat 2 tablespoons of avocado oil on a non-stick or cast iron pan.

2. Take ¼ cup of grated of yam and lightly place in the pan (like pancake batter). Sprinkle ½ teaspoon of chives on top, then flip.

3. Cook for 2 minutes on each side.

healthy grain-free latkes via laurenconrad.com

Are you going to whip up these lighter latkes?

We recommend serving them up alongside some smoked salmon or a fried egg… delish!

XO Team LC

Photos: The Little Market
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