Posts Tagged ‘sweet potatoes’

Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

I’m prepping for Thanksgiving. In part because I love food, but primarily because any holiday that doesn’t require trips to the mall, costumes and/or hours spent on Amazon, is all right by me. Therefore, during the upcoming weeks I plan to experiment with recipes in order to fine-tune a menu worthy of being devoted to…

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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Kale Salad

Kale is on every menu these days. Please don’t pass this one off. It’s not a trend and there is a reason it will never go away. We all know it is healthy but it also is incredibly versatile, delicious and holds up to heartier fillings that your average mixed greens. Sweet and savory with…

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Red Lentil & Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Soup is inevitable today. After several weeks of mild temps, Mother Nature strikes with a vengeance. The only antidote to these blizzards is a simmering pot of soup. This soup is warming, extremely flavorful and full of restorative goodness plus after trying many versions, I think I finally nailed it. Stay warm & nourished. What’s…

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Sheet Pan Fajitas with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Full disclosure, I’ve devoured these fajitas for three meals in the past 48 hours. And it has been glorious. Friends,  I’m obsessed with this method. Sheet pan dinners are crazy popular right now and for good reason–they’re one-dish and hands-off, they’re quick, and clean-up is a breeze. So if you’re running in 5,000 directions over…

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Smoky Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Avocado

Meet your new favorite dish. Sometimes, all you want is a filling, hearty, yet healthy meal that is easy to make without sacrificing flavor. This is exactly what this recipe is about. The filling in these bad boys is simply lentils cooked with crushed tomatoes, onions, garlic and smoked paprika. Creamy, earthy, sweet, savory …..…

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Sweet Potato Nachos

Layer upon layer of fiesta flavor! If you’re in the mood for conveniently bite-sized scoops with a delicious savory-sweet flavor, loaded down with flavorful toppings, then you’re in luck. The heavenly nature of crispy baked sweet potato rounds piled high with crunchy red bell pepper, fresh cilantro, black beans, sweet corn, sweet mango, chunks of…

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Black Bean, Corn, Sweet Potato Stuffed Bell Peppers

Salsa + chips + guacamole complete me. I have an obsession with Southwestern food and flavors. I love the flavor profiles of these foods so much that nearly every dish I create uses cumin, jalapenos, cilantro, and involves a hefty amount of avocado. Definitely no apologies there. With minimal effort, you can be pulling piping hot…

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Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Easy & satisfying. The filling in these bad boys is simple: chickpeas, tomatoes, feta, parsley and a healthy dose of lemon juice. I dig this veggie filling in everything from salads and burrito bowls to lettuce wraps, but stuffed in a roasted sweet potato, is where it really shines. Scary good (for vegetarians & meat lovers alike). The…

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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quesadillas with Lime Crema

Can any of you relate to that weeknight rush where you neglected to plan dinner properly and have to scramble at the last minute? Over the years, I have slowly built up my roster of easy, last-minute meals that everyone in my family will eat. Now, if you’re thinking that these quesadillas look far too fabulous…

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Sweet Potato Skillet Hash with Apples & Sage

I’m a sucker for anything with sweet potatoes. They’re so satisfying. They last forever in the pantry.  They can go sweet or savory. This hash is super quick and easy and it’s a great recipe to use any night of the week. Just throw your sweet potatoes into the pan and forget about them for…

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