Sweet Potato

Moroccan Djaja Tarat with Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Kohlrabi 10

Moroccan Djaja Tarat is a rich, flavorful, comforting and healthy stew flavored with turmeric, saffron and cilantro. I’ve stuffed mine with lentils and local, seasonal, organic veggies for the very freshest taste. I wish I had something riveting to say every single week. Something that would stir your soul and […]


Sweet Potato Sliders with Curry Pesto

Sweet Potato Sliders with Curry Pesto 4

Tender sweet potatoes, rich curry and toasted bread are the feature ingredients in my crunchy, delicious Sweet Potato Sliders with Curry Pesto. Well known as the home of the controversial Paula Deen, Savannah Georgia is one of my favorite places on earth. It is rich with history, has a great food scene and […]

Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce 2

One bite of my Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce will have your taste buds dancing. Layers of flavor create balance in this dish; aromatic, fresh ginger, cooling coconut milk, sweet mango, a little heat from the chili sauce, and salty, savory miso ~ all tied together in a neat […]

Spicy Sweet Mango Lentils

Roasted Root Hash

Apple & Mushroom Stuffing Hash with Roasted Root Veggies 5

For anyone looking to cut gluten naturally this holiday season try this Apple & Mushroom Stuffing Hash! It has all the flavors of Thanksgiving but with all natural veggies and no bread. Apple and Mushroom Stuffing Hash There are so many of us that want to eat healthier but over […]

Calming Kale Carrot Soup

Calming Kale, Carrot, Sweet Potato and Bean Soup 7

For the rough patches in life. The perfect soup is calming kale, carrot, sweet potato and bean soup. Kale, Carrot, Sweet Potato and Bean Soup I am convinced that most of what is thrown at us in life is to teach us something – to teach us an appreciation for what is to come. Why […]

Super Sexy Sweet Potato, Butternut and Cabbage Soup 1

Can I just ask whose idea was it to take a perfectly good foot and decide that the heel of it needed to be four inches taller?  In fact, the toes are too wide. Let’s stuff them into a pointy shape like a gnome hat and call it fashion. Furthermore, […]

Moroccan Roasted Delicata

Moroccan Roasted Delicata, Sweet Potato and Quinoa 5

Moroccan Roasted Delicata, Sweet Potato and Quinoa is a delicious blend of tender, roasted delicata squash, sweet potatoes and filling quinoa with tart cranberries and green onions.  I don’t have a very clever post planned for the origins of this recipe.  I simply decided to follow a Moroccan theme for a […]

Curried Chickpea Stew

My original idea for this slow cooker recipe came from Heather at Where’s the Beach. She did a wonderful black eyed pea mixture for the new year. I busted out the crock pot and somehow this recipe is what I ended up with. No idea how I went the curry […]

Barley and Kale with Sun Dried Tomato, Pine Nuts and Herbed Cheese 10

  In Clean Eating magazine I came across a barley risotto with kale, sun dried tomatoes, butternut squash, pine nuts and ricotta.  The flavors sounded so intriguing together but with putting on my sister-in-law’s wedding shower this weekend I didn’t have time to babysit risotto.  Instead, as time saving measures, I […]

Roasted Calabaza, Onion and Sweet Potato 16

I know I’m a little weird.   I don’t post a lot of delectable desserts or deadly dinners a la Paula Deen to attract the food gawking masses.   And I. Love. Squash.   See?  We have something in common.  Who doesn’t love squash?   This brings me to the […]

Breakfast Potato Revisited 7

Happy Thursday all.  Today is a very exciting day.  This is the day I get the first installment of my CSA!   This is what I’m getting: Yellow Squash, Bok Choy, Yukina Spinach, Cucumber (Slicing & Pickling), Bell Green Pepper, Cubanelle Pepper, Green Beans, Golden Globe Radish. Arugula   I […]

Oats with Curried Pear, Sweet Potato and Walnut Topping 8

It was a match made in heaven; my oat recipe with PB2 and nutty wheat germ topped with sweet curry pear, sweet potatoes and walnuts and finished with a salty crunch or coarse sea salt.  It’s got that sweet salty thing going on! Oats with Curried Pear, Sweet Potato and […]

Jamaican Feast; Jerk Chicken, Grilled Sweet Potato, Greens 7

After my Eating Well magazine arrived with its article about Jamaican Cuisine I said I must try this tonight!  We had a little impromptu party with my parents and our friend Jim. Cue the Bob Marley music.  We’re jammin. Jamaican Jerk Chicken (Altered from Jacqui’s Jerk Chicken, Eating Well pp. 66) Ingredients […]

Jamaican Feast Jerk Chicken Grilled Sweet Potato Greens