Roasted Beets and Sweet Potato with Cucumber Dill Yogurt Sauce

This is such a simple recipe. It takes little no prep time. Pretty much all you have to do is cut the vegetables. I love roasted vegetables, especially sweet potatoes. But have you ever tried roasted beets? That’s a game changer. Seriously, they’re like little jewels of flavor. They are sweet and nutty and pair…

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Lettuce Tacos

I love cooking with sweet potatoes and black beans. They pair together really well and are generally very easy to cook. I highly recommend this simple dish for when you don’t really want to hassle with a lot of ingredients but you still want a kick of flavor. We always have canned black beans in…

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Lime Dressing

Salads, they sound boring. But the key is to make it hearty and flavorful. You want protein and texture and spice and umami. Otherwise, a salad is just a salad. This simple salad requires very little prep work and it will definitely leave you wanting more. The roasted vegetables with the crunchy chickpeas and the…

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

This hearty chili recipe is perfect as the weather gets cooler. The lime crema adds a perfect creamy touch as well as the delicious avocado/green onion topping. We ate this all week and it was surprisingly more delicious each day. This one pot recipe is filling and freezes beautifully. And it doesn’t even require very many ingredients! We made it in our Instant Pot, so dinner was served in about 30 minutes!

Meal Plan – Week 7

This week we explore Japanese and Indian flavors by learning how to cook with miso paste and making curries. Sometimes, when you eat the same food over and over again, you stop enjoying it! That’s why my husband and I make it a point to go to international food markets to explore different cuisines. Food…

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

Sometimes, you just want to eat a plate of chips for dinner. Instead, here we give you a better option! Crispy sweet potato chips made in the oven served with all the makings of loaded nachos. Sweet potatoes is always the answer in our house when we are craving good ol’ junk food! We have…

Sweet Potato and Tempeh Hash

We decided to do another recipe featuring tempeh. It’s a great protein source and does a good job soaking up delicious flavors. Read more about the benefits of tempeh and how it compares to tofu on our previous post. This is a quick recipe, especially if you prepare your tempeh in advance. Ingredients: Tempeh (8oz…

Black Bean Salad with Sweet Potato Tots

Sometimes you just want french fries or a bag of potato chips. This recipe is for one of those days. Sweet potatoes are considerably healthier than potatoes because they have a lower glycemic index. But sweet potatoes are also rich in antioxidants, vitamin A and vitamin C, as well as fiber. Now does that mean…

Brussel Sprouts & Sweet Potato “Hash”

This recipe takes less than 15 minutes of prep and is so delicious. We substituted with sweet potatoes in our “hash” because they have a low glycemic index and are healthier when compared to potatoes. This dish is smoky and sweet in flavor and the brussel sprouts and the sweet potato complement each other nicely….