sweet potatoes

Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

Today is the first day of Autumn! The weather is beginning to change… well in Florida it went from days averaging high 90’s to the low 90’s.  I get so excited at the first sign of the weather changing.  Excited for the holidays, cooler weather, pulling out my sweaters, and most of all the seasonal cooking!  I have seen many bloggers already posting fall themed recipes that include pumpkin, spice cakes, and sweet potatoes.  But if you haven’t already, get out all of your fall ingredients and decorations!  I love sweet potatoes year round, so I decided to make these […]

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Muffin Top Monday: Sweet Potato Muffins

Remember that sweet potato puree I told you to save?  Pull it out of the freezer to defrost.  This month for Muffin Top Monday I made whole-wheat sweet potato muffins.  This healthy recipe for muffins is packed with vitamin A, C, plus all of the protein and calcium you get from the greek yogurt.   Gourmet Recipe adapted from Marcus Samuelsson Ingredients: ½ cup melted Kelapo Coconut Oil, more for greasing tins 2½ cups whole-wheat flour, preferably pastry flour ¾ cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup mashed or […]

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

If you’ve read my bio you know I’m not much of a vegetable person, but one vegetable I do love is a sweet potato.  I love it anyway you can cook it – baked, mashed, fries, casseroles, or mixed in other recipes. So when I went to the Red Mesa Cantina for brunch and saw sweet potato pancakes on the menu there was no question what I was going to order. Sweet potato pancakes please! After eating them and overly enjoying every single bite I just had to try to make my own at home. First thing’s first, the sweet […]