Category: Sides

INDIAN SWEET POTATO PATTIES

“The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do.”  B F Skinner What to do with sweet potatoes that you’ve been staring at for a good while, all the time thinking that you’re really not in the mood for a plain sweet potato.  This will help. INGREDIENTS: 3 sweet potatoes 1 white…

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LEMONY POTATOES

“A calling is not some carefully crafted plan.  It’s what’s left when the plan goes horribly wrong.” I had some old potatoes sitting around.  They were starting to grow sprouts.  Just starting.  I Googled the safety of such potatoes and found that if the potatoes themselves were not soft and wrinkly they were safe to…

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SWEET POTATO HUMMUS

“If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.”  Win Borden A great little recipe that would be good with crudités, which is a word used in fancy restaurants so they can overcharge for raw veggies, which usually consist of celery, carrots, cucumbers, and peppers. This…

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SWEET POTATO QUINOA SALAD

CHURCH BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT – “The cost for attending the Fasting and Prayer conference includes meals.” Love this recipe because it’s fast and easy and delicious.  Also, a good way to get some yellow veggies into the diet.  It seems that, too often, sweet potatoes get relegated to winter holiday time. And as sweet potatoes are an…

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COCONUT CARROT SALAD

“The secret ingredient is always coconut oil.” Seems the world is going crazy for coconut oil.  My granddaughter uses it to cleanse off her makeup.  It’s supposed to be a great hair conditioner.  Great for sautéing and salad dressings. However, the following recipe uses flaked coconut.  Where is this going?  Beats me.  I’ve been off…

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TANDOORI TOFU

“Live life with a little spice.” I was searching around for something to do with a block of tofu that I bought.  I have a recipe for baked tofu but wanted something new.  I came across a recipe for Tandoori Tofu.  However … The original recipe had a tablespoon of cayenne pepper in the spice…

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SPROUTS AND THE PROM DRESS

“We named him Brussel because he’s such a cute, little sprout.” Lately I’ve been inundated with nutrition information.  Something that appeared on my radar are sprouts.  Yes, I enjoy them in a salad or a collard rollup.  But, and this is a big butt, sprouts are a bit pricey.  But still, I want them in…

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GLUTEN FREE TABOULI

“Be a good person, but don’t waste time to prove it.” Well, of course, if there is no bulgar wheat in this recipe, it really isn’t authentic tabouli.  And if there is bulgar wheat in this recipe it isn’t gluten free.  Do I have better things to worry about?  Why not just get on with…

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BRUSSEL SPROURTS AND CRANBERRIES

“What do I need to remember upon waking up?” I’ve recently been watching videos (thank-you Amazon Prime) about plant-based eating.  Although I’m curious and smitten with this whole idea, I have some foods in my freezer that need attention/consumption. One of the foods is whole cranberries.  I purchased them while dreaming about the wonderful cranberry…

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ANOTHER NON-BREAD

“I never lose.  Either I win or I learn.” When eating for health there are a lot of things I’m giving up.  I’m giving up sugar and processed food and my overhanging belly.  Food and food for thought. One of my adventures involves trying to find a bread substitute, not necessarily for me, but for…

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