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Diced sweet potatoes and spices

22 Dec

Diced sweet potatoes and spices

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 Tbs. coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. spicy paprika or cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (375 degrees F if in hurry). Toss the sweet potato dices with the spices and oil. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and spread potatoes out in thin layer. Bake for one hour. Be careful not to burn.

Sweet potatoes, peas, and greens with ginger, curry, and turmeric

8 Jul

Sweet potatoes, peas, and greens with ginger, curry, and turmeric

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 5/6 shallots
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 4 tsp. ginger, shredded or minced
  • 3 to 4 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 to 2 tsp. turmeric
  • ~1 c. peas
  • ~1 c. chopped spinach or sweet potato leaves

Cook the sweet potatoes.

Saute the shallots in butter and olive oil.  Add garlic, wait ~30 sec., then add ginger, curry, and turmeric.  After ~30 sec., add the peas and chopped greens.  Dice the sweet potatoes and add them too.  Heat on low until greens are wilted and warm throughout.  Serve over rice.

Beans, sweet potatoes, and greens

26 Mar

Beans, sweet potatoes, and greens

  • 1 Tbs. refined coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1/2 large red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. freshly ground cumin seed
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 4 c. cooked beans (2 c. black and 2 c. pinto is good)
  • ~2 c. cooked sweet potato, diced
  • 2 to 3 c. spinach
  • 2 Tbs. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c. freshly squeezed orange juice

Saute the onion, celery, and carrots for ~5 min.  Add the spices and garlic and cook another few minutes.  Add the remaining ingredients and cook on low until warmed through.