Equally rich in color and in taste, purple sweet potatoes land on the slightly sweeter side of the flavor scale — so much so that my daughter refers to them as “birthday cake potatoes,” — which got me thinking: why not make a homemade cake batter with this wildly hued vegetable as the star? Even better, why not use the sweet potatoes to make a naturally dyed frosting, too?
This wheat berry salad has an earthy warmness to it, a tad nutty but only slightly, and depending on what other ingredients are mixed in, the wonderful ability to suit any season.
In 2012 my wife and I decided to shake things up. We were both overly stressed, overworked, overweight, and over our urban existence. Our lifestyle and environment were sending us down a path of misery and discomfort and we needed to make some changes. I started by growing vegetables. We added beehives and a chicken coop and it was soon beginning to look a bit like a farm. Once we had a good handle on the veggies, eggs, and honey […]
This is a great starter recipe and a family favorite. Use it as a winning side dish, especially instead of French fries. This dish is universally well-received by ALL kinds of eaters. In fact, when I served these potatoes at a large family dinner, the potatoes created a stir of excitement amongst the guests before I could get them on the table. Everybody loved them, and even the picky eaters had second helpings.
Whenever we’re thinking about putting something on or in our bodies, it’s good to be skeptical and check out all the ingredients and available facts. Sometimes synthetic medications – whether over-the-counter or prescription – are necessary. Other times, we can reach for something more natural that may not have as many side effects.
This Petrifying Pecan Pumpkin Shake is a treat we all can get behind. It’s easy to make, includes a vegetable, and is thick and rich while still being good for you. I love the flavors of pumpkin and pecan together and it’s a perfect autumn combination for a wholesome Halloween treat.
My favorite element of eating unprocessed is coming up with recipes that utilize the rainbow of colors. I love the level of nutrition that comes from colorful arrays and there is something so satisfying when your food is visually appealing. The bright sunshine of the sweet potato and roasted red pepper coupled with nutty creaminess of the avocado and pepitas makes this soup an absolute fiesta for the eyes and taste buds alike. This is taking comfort food to a […]
Although winter squash are available nearly year round, there’s something hearty and comforting about eating them that seems perfect for colder months. This Quinoa-Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe really makes the squash the star. This dish can stand alone as a vegan-friendly entrée or can be served alongside a nice piece of fish or chicken.