This is one of my nutrition-minded husband’s favorite meals; a health-property-on-steroids recipe: Quinoa and Sweet Potato Cakes.
So good for us, in fact, I took the liberty of frying instead of baking them. But I only used a few tablespoons of grape seed oil for the entire batch and, to my palate, the resulting flavor is far better than the cakes I’ve baked in the past.
These cakes can be served as an appetizer or as a main course, depending on how big you choose to make them. They take a bit of time to make, but yield a massive, healthy bang for the buck.
Taking care to practice what I preached in my last blog, I remain tasered into beans. (Been researching tasers for the current novel I’m writing. A cool word. It can be used as a noun: He’s running down Nine Mile, grab your taser! A verb: You tasered the wrong guy, man! Even an adjective: His eyes, a knee-buckling shade of … Full recipe post »
Whether you’re buried in 10 feet of snow, or basking in more winter favorable climes, February is a great time to inject a bit of heat–New Orleans style– into your kitchen. Here for my niece’s wedding, we’re spending a week in the Garden District, VRBOing a home built in the 1850’s with a front porch … Full recipe post »
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