Samosa Style Twice Baked Potatoes

I've had the idea for this recipe floating around in my head for a little while now, but somehow I've just never gotten around to making it. That's probably because Indian cuisine isn't exactly my forte by any means. I absolutely love every Indian dish I've ever tried, but apart from Butter Chicken, I rarely make it at home. Most ... Read More

Simple Roasted Sweet Potato Noodles

These simple sweet potato noodles have become a permanent fixture in our house for any meal. They're great paired with these Veggie Scrambled Eggs with Aged White Cheddar for breakfast, and they're one of my favorite lunches rewarmed with a spoonful of guacamole on top for a quick and easy meal. I also serve them with dinner in all sorts ... Read More

Simple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Up until now I thought that making mashed sweet potatoes was kind of a pain, I mean first you have to roast them for what seems like for ever. Then, you're trying to manage a potato that's 425ºF whilst trying to scrape out the roasted insides into a mixing bowl which inevitably leaves me with a burn or two. Or ... Read More

Cranberry Sweet Potato Stuffing 2 Ways

I made this stuffing 2 different ways because I couldn't decided which way was better, so I figured I'd give you both options and let you choose depending on your dietary needs. First off lets discuss what's awesome about each one, shall we? In the first version it's straight up sweet potatoes with all the usual stuffing ingredients added. It ... Read More

Browned Butter Maple Sage Roasted Carrots

I used to have this weird habit of going to the gym and watching the Food Network while I worked out. I personally didn't think is was at all strange, but other people sure did. There was this perfect little window of time where I was the only one in the cardio room, (it was a very small gym) and ... Read More

Coconut Quinoa with Pomegranates and Cilantro

I like making coconut rice to accompany my Indian curries, but just recently I tried it with quinoa instead for a protein packed whole foods option, and you know what? it was really good! I added in pomegranate arils and chopped fresh cilantro because it was the perfect flavor pairing for the dishes I  was making, but you could always ... Read More

Persian Roasted Veggies

One of my favorite things about fall is my desire to turn the oven on and start roasting and baking everything in sight! After an extra hot and really smoky summer, (from all the forest fires) the cool crisp mornings and beautiful fall colors are more than welcome. Roasted veggies are a real staple in our house most months out ... Read More

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

'We began with the best of intentions.' I've seen this sentence used several times in literature, and it always gets me - don't we all begin with the best of intentions only to discover the process is much more than we thought? So often a good idea fails to reach the level of reality because the original intention was flawed ... Read More