Tag Archive: sweet potato

May 07

Pre-Vacation Food + WIAW

Wasting food is one of the 7 deadly sins in my house.   There are starving children in Africa! Before leaving to go out of town I make it my personal mission to eat everything perishable in my house.  If it’s not eaten before I leave, it’s eaten on the road.  I’ve done a couple …

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May 02

Cinco de Strange But Good

I’m stranging-up Mayo!   (That’s May, not mayonnaise.) It occurred to me that many of my Mexican-inspired creations are a bit strange.  Mexican is one of my favorite cuisines, and I’m always looking for a good way to shake it up! No matter what time of day you celebrate, I have an appropriately themed dish!   …

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Apr 02

Cleaning Up My Act + WIAW

It is time I clean up my act.   Let’s be real – its beyond time. It’s generally pretty easy for me to keep my diet in check during the week.  The weekends…. it’s another story.  Since I’m not competing this year I haven’t been following any real nutrition plan.  Of course I took that …

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Mar 21

Mexican Quinoa & Sweet Potato Casserole

Mexican Quinoa & Sweet Potato Casserole

New kitchen methods fascinate me.   The stranger the learning, the better! This week’s ingredients aren’t necessarily strange, but the way I cooked it was strange to me.  It’s a quinoa casserole… but you don’t have to cook the quinoa first!  Perfect for the lazy chef.  Like me. For some reason I have a mental …

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Feb 10

5 Things I Love

Last week was a long one.   Understatement of the year. This past weekend I made sure to savour every blissful moment.  I took an extra moment to appreciate new product finds, watch my sister’s music video on repeat, and enjoy dinner at a special restaurant for no particular occasion. In this month of love, …

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