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Sweet Potato and Arugula, Spinach Salad

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Ingredients: 6 cups ½ inch diced sweet potatoes, (leave the skin on,may also peel) 1 tbsp olive oil Salt and ground black pepper 2 cups loosely packed arugula or spinach or a combo of both 4 scallions,white and light green parts only, thinly sliced ½ Continue Reading

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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients: 2-4 sweet potatoes 5 tbsp light brown sugar ½ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground nutmeg Pinch cayenne pepper ½ stick butter Oil for roasting Salt and pepper ½ c chopped pecans Instructions: Pre-heat oven to 375F. Lightly scrub potatoes. Place on roasting tray and bake Continue Reading

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Sweet Potato, Carrot, Apple, and Red Lentil Soup

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Ingredients: ¼ c butter 2 sweet potatoes, peeled, chopped 3 carrots, peeled, chopped 1 apple, peeled, chopped 1 onion, chopped ½ c red lentils ½ tsp minced ginger ½ tsp black pepper 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chili powder ½ tsp paprika Continue Reading

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Baked Veggie Rings with Herb Dip

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I’m not a sweets person. I don’t often crave chocolate, I can go without candy, and if given the option, I’d take potato chips over a donut. I do really love ice cream, but I think that’s because Tim is so good at making it. But, even then, Continue Reading

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Savory Crêpes

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Right now my thoughts are flipping between crêpes and the onion rings I ate right before I made the crêpes. Of both, I couldn’t wait to eat more. But, let’s talk about the crêpes today (those onion rings can wait until next week). When I was a Continue Reading

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Chunky Vegetable Soup

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When in doubt, soup! I almost always want to eat soup. In hot weather and cold weather, on weeknights or at dinner parties… give me soup and I’ll be happy with my meal. Soup is a great way to use up whatever you’ve got hanging Continue Reading

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Potato Pancakes

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It’s finally arrived. The day of my favorite meal: Thanksgiving. I don’t know if it’s my favorite because it only happens once a year though. If I could only have one meal for the rest of my life, I don’t know that it would be Continue Reading

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Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

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Ingredients: 3 sweet potatoes, peeled & quartered ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 2 large apples, peeled, cored and cut into ¼ inch rings Topping: ¼ cup flour ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar ¼ cup butter ¼ Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Pie Latté

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At this time of year my social media feeds become saturated with yummy fall drinks, drunk by people wearing cozy fall sweaters and scarves. While my attire still consists of shorts, tank tops, and flip flops, I’m all in for fall flavors (and so ready to pull Continue Reading

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Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed pinch cayenne pepper 3 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp onion powder 2 tsp packed brown sugar ½ tsp garlic powder 1 ½ tbsp paprika ½ tsp poultry seasoning ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp chili powder Instructions: Preheat Continue Reading

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Veggie Pot Pie

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Pot pie is one of my favorite foods. I think I say that a lot though. So many foods are favorites that I’m starting to lose track. I guess it depends on the season. Pot pie is one of those dishes that I don’t make all Continue Reading

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All Season Fennel Pizza

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It can be tough to transition from one season to the next. I never quite know what I’m in the mood for… Do I still want a hearty winter veggie soup, or am I ready for snap peas and asparagus? I have a few go Continue Reading

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Crispy Tofu with Black Bean Purée and Microgreens

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  I think of this dish as a sort of open faced sandwich. We eat bread in our house. We also eat gluten. But, there are plenty of folks who don’t. There are also plenty of vegan-loving people out there. This is a shout out Continue Reading

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Rustic Winter Vegetable Tarts

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Photo by Janelle and John Fulwyler Ingredients: 7 ½ cups of winter vegetables (such as Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Turnips, Red Onion, Sweet Potatoes, Rutabagas, Leeks, Butternut Squash) 4 slices of bacon 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp thyme 1 pkg refrigerated (15 oz) unbaked pie crust, or Continue Reading

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Mary Lee’s Sweet Potato and Leek Soup

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Recipe and Photo courtesy of: Elizabeth Eichhorn of Mary Lee’s Kitchen Elizabeth tells us that “Sweet Potato Leek Soup is an easy soup that makes a great side for grilled cheese!” Ingredients: 2 Leeks (discard the leafy top)4 Large Sweet Potatoes1 Small Yellow Onion, diced2 Garlic Continue Reading

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Lentils on Crispy Sweet Potatoes

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I wonder if you may have some sweet potatoes left over from Thanksgiving. Hiding in the dark pantry, waiting to be used. Purchased with the best of intentions… Sound familiar? I was out of town for Thanksgiving, so I didn’t get to use any of Continue Reading

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Sweet Potato Pie

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Ingredients: 1 pound of sweet potatoes ½ c milk 2 eggs ½ tsp ground nutmeg ½ c butter, softened ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup white sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350° Peel and chop Sweet Potatoes into large cubes. Boil Sweet Potatoes Continue Reading

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Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup

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Soup season is finally here! I’m making soup as often as I can. I love the way I can throw ingredients together, from leftovers from two different meals, to beans and greens, to loads of hearty roots and squashes. I’m definitely a fan of quick Continue Reading

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Spicy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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I’m thinking about the upcoming holidays. I’m making lists of gifts to buy for others, things I’d love to have (not that I need anything else), and recipes to make while we’re with family. A few weeks ago I was talking with my brother, Josh. Continue Reading

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Chicken Pot Pie

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Today is one of those fall days where it actually feels like fall. I’m wearing jeans and a sweater and am totally comfortable.  I’m also going through the photos that I took of the Chicken Pot Pie that I made the other week and drooling. Continue Reading

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