Crunchy Sweet Potato Chips

I’m always on the look-out for new healthy, tasty snack ideas, both for myself, for clients, and for friends.  I can recommend that we all eat salads until greens are growing out of our ears, but nothing really wows a crowd or a skeptical client…

Sweet Potato Hummus!

After wanting to try it for ages, I finally got around to whipping up a batch of Choosing Raw‘s Sweet Potato Hummus this afternoon.  It’s been a while since I’ve made any wacky hummuses, but considering sweet potatoes + chickpeas in pretty much any form…

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Hash

There are a few basic, from-scratch vegan recipes that I’ve been making over and over for years, to the point where I’m not even sure where the recipes came from, and I’m pretty sure my versions barely resemble their early ancestors of many years ago….

Smokey Molasses Baked Beans

Yesterday, out of nowhere in particular, I acquired a hankering for some smokey, molasses-y baked beans. You’ve probably guessed by now that I’m not the type to grab a can of sugary, processed “baked” beans off a grocery store shelf, even if the odd variety…

The Anatomy of a Grain Bowl

To say I’ve eaten enough grain bowls for a lifetime might be an understatement.  After four years of working at two of the cities most popular vegan eateries, let’s just say it’s the rare day I’m interested in a bowl of brown rice with veggies,…

Ethiopian Yellow Split Pea & Butternut Stew

I’ve made this stew about a million times since October.  It’s my go-to spicy winter comfort meal, usually served atop a bowl of fresh baby spinach or julienned raw kale.  Not exactly traditional Ethiopian style, but that’s how I roll (side note: saying “that’s how…

Sweet Potato Dumplings

Seasonal recipe number one is some serious comfort food.  Some seriously nutrient dense, delicious-as-all-hell seasonal comfort food.  I’ve been craving mashed sweet potatoes for literally weeks now, but for some reason I’ve been loading up on butternut and pumpkin instead, and neglecting the old sweet…