Crunchy Sweet Potato Peels

I saw this recipe on food52’s instagram for what they called Potato Peel Chips. I had been wanting to try this recipe for a while, because I love crunchy foods, and sweet potatoes (especially the peel!) It makes me sad that a lot of the recipes discard sweet potato peels, especially since they are delicious…

Sweet Potato Waffles

I love sweet potatoes, and I’m lucky that they are also incredibly nutritious and a great source of fiber, protein and vitamins (learn more here)! I made these sweet potato waffles using leftover sweet potatoes I had after using the skins for a different recipe and LOVED them. I think this might be my new…

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

So I love fries and sweet potatoes, which has led me to make sweet potato fries pretty frequently. I like mine crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, and have tried different recipes. Recently, I tried making two different recipe versions as the same time so I could give a fair comparison. I…

Chocolate Chia Pudding

If you know me well, you know I love chocolate! I also love chia seed pudding, as shown through my multiple chia pudding recipes: Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding (different recipe, banana instead of maple syrup used for sweetening), Blueberry Kefir Chia Pudding, and Banana Flambé Chia Seed Pudding. The health benefits of chia seeds are countless, as chia seeds…

How to make black beans from scratch

Black beans are an amazing addition to any latin recipe, and are one of my favorite vegan/vegetarian protein sources. Cooking a homemade version makes you appreciate how much time goes into this staple food in latin cuisine. Plus, it’s healthier when it is made it home because your black beans will have less sodium and…

Smoked Salmon Socca

This smoked salmon socca (chickpea flatbread) pizza from The Cutting Veg is so delicious! It tastes like a cream cheese and lox inspired breakfast pizza, and the combination of  whole milk yogurt and salmon used in this recipe makes it so filling (and nutritious!) Sharing her recipe (with my modifications) below. Ingredients Socca: 1 cup…

Blueberry Kefir Chia Pudding

Kefir is one of my daily essentials. The fuzzy, bubbly drink is one of my favorites because it is loaded with probiotics, fills me up, and is low in sugar (I make a plain version without any additives). In this recipe I used my homemade kefir (made using the YoGourmet Kefir starter I found at…