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Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer and Food Writer specializing in easy Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free recipes. Amie is the Editor-in-Chief of the gluten-free blog, The Healthy Apple. Amie shares her passion for and approach to "Clean Eating" by focusing on natural, whole foods and ingredients that are good for you and your body. Amie works with Whole Foods Market as their Gluten-Free Manhattan Cooking Instructor and is a Gluten-Free Industry Innovator when it comes to helping clients, the community, companies and client live a healthy and happy life. Visit her site at: thehealthyapple.com.

 
By Amie Valpone
Published on 08/27/2013
 

This is the perfect dish to bring to a potluck lunch or dinner...everyone loves potato and pasta salad, and this one has a nice twist!


This is the perfect dish to bring to a potluck lunch or dinner...everyone loves potato and pasta salad, and this one has a nice twist!

Serves 4

Photo: TheHealtyApple.comIngredients:

  • 2 lbs. large purple sweet potatoes
  • 1 container GO Veggie! Vegan Plain Cream Cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked gluten-free pasta
  • 1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. GO Veggie! Vegan Parmesan Cheese, plus more for serving

Directions:

    1.      Place potatoes into a large saucepan filled with cold salted water; bring to a simmer. Cook potatoes for 15 minutes or until tender; drain.
    2.      In a large bowl, mash potatoes using a fork.  Add remaining ingredients; mix well to combine. Serve.