Sweet Miso Yams

Do you ever find yourself eating or drinking something only to realize that 1. you don’t like it and 2. you are feeling compelled to finish it simply because you made it? That was me 5 seconds ago. It’s the afternoon and I poured myself some iced coffee. Mind you, I try not to drink…

Turmeric Sweet Potato Mash

If you’ve recently been on my instagram, then you’re probably aware of my current love for anything I can make into a “bowl”. My latest bowl was not of the acai or smoothie variety. During the cooler months I’d rather have something closer to an oatmeal. So I decided to steam a sweet potato and create…

Spicy Ranch Yam Fries

Take your sweet potato fry addiction to a new level. You’re welcome. Spicy Ranch Yam Fries 5 small yams, chopped lengthwise and into strips 1 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. dried chives 1/2 tsp. dried parsley 1/2 tsp. dried dill pinch of red pepper flakes 2 tsp. salt…

Parmesan Sweet Potato Stacks

Quick one for y’all today! It’s a super easy and super yummy side dish that will pair wonderfully with any main entrée. Seriously, this goes great with chicken, fish, beef, lamb, pork… even eggs at breakfast! It’s not strict paleo, but you can always omit the cheese if you aren’t “primal” (paleo plus dairy). Recipe…

Spicy Shaved Brussels and Yams

I have good news and bad news. Bad news first. Trader Joe’s discontinued Cashew Meal. As a former employee, I am well acquainted with the overly dramatic reactions of customers who discover that their “favorite item” has been “let go”. While I am bummed that now I have to find a new source for my…

Skillet Hash Breakfast and a Goodbye

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for two years now, and this week marks my two-year anniversary as a member of Crossfit High Voltage in Burbank, CA. I don’t know what most people do when they move to a new city, but after having an extraordinary experience at Crossfit West in Santa Cruz, CA, I knew…

Breakfast Pasta

Breakfast… yum. Pasta… yum. BREAKFAST PASTA? Double yum! I invented this while peeling a sweet potato for my sweet husband’s breakfast. Basically, I just kept peeling. Yup! I’m a genius (and a great wife). That pasta is made with a vegetable peeler. No need to go buy some fancy mandoline contraption or sexy vegetable spiral slicer….

Sweet Potato Soup

It’s somewhat of a rainy day here in Los Angeles. Perfect soup weather, actually. I’ve never really been much of a soup maker. My personal preference is to chew my food (albeit, as little chews as possible… I tend to be quite a FAST eater). The soup related items that I do make are usually pretty…

Sweet Potato Fudge

I’ve made this probably a billion times. It was my first really weird experimental paleo treat. It’s good at room temp, good chilled, good frozen. It’s just good. Period. Sweet Potato Fudge 2 cups sweet potato puree ½ c. coconut oil, melted ¾ c. cacao powder 1 tsp vanilla extract Sea salt to taste Blend…