Smoky Sweet Potato Cheddar Soup with Chipotle Peppers

Comfort foods tend to be super greasy and carb-packed, but not all of them have to be that way. I mean, I don’t complain if they are. I’m not likely to turn down a big bowl of homemade mac ‘n’ cheese…if I do, there’s something wrong. That being said, sometimes a bowl of soup can…

Sweet Potato Walnut Breakfast Cookies

Let your childhood dreams blend with your responsible side with these healthy cookies that you can eat for breakfast. These are truly the definition of healthy cookies. Mashed sweet potato, almond butter, maple syrup, walnuts—these add up to provide tons of nutrients and protein. Need more convincing? They’re paleo and flourless, are super easy to…

Curried Red Lentil, Carrot, and Sweet Potato Soup

I love making soup because it’s easy, flexible and keeps well in the fridge. I also find that a lot of soups actually taste better the day after they’re made; giving the flavours time to develop can pay off. You can leave out the heavy cream if you want to make it vegan, I just…

Chickpea, Sesame and Sweet Potato Patties

It’s rare that you’ll find a vegan, gluten-free and easy baked patty that satisfies the appetite of non-veggies and veggies alike. It’s perfect for bringing to get-togethers because you can make the mix in advance, and people who aren’t as open-minded about food will be willing to try it because it’s ingredients are all recognizable….

Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut butter cups are a simple, well-loved treat that are fun to make. They’re easy, cheap, addictive and you don’t need an oven. I’m in. My friend brought these up to my cottage earlier this summer, and needless to say they were devoured. I’ve always been a fan of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups but I…

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Quinoa Chili

This week was one of those “let’s see what’s in my kitchen and throw something together” kind of weeks. Luckily I had lots of scraps around and only had to run out for toppings, which made for a colourful, gluten-free, vegan and healthy chili. I feel like a lot of people see chili as a…

Sweet Potato Poutine

Poutine is a Canadian gem that’s pretty open-ended in terms of toppings. But have you ever tried subbing in sweet potato fries instead of regular potatoes? Mind blown. Companies such as Smoke’s Poutinerie have explored creative toppings for their poutine, but they deep fry their ingredients and have limited vegetarian options. This recipe uses baked…

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Pancakes

In honour of celebrating Pancake Tuesday, I decided to make some sweet potato pancakes with onion and a pretty big kick of spice (you can adjust it if you want it to be mild). They’re packed with protein, easy to make and you’ll definitely want seconds. These pancakes are basically a twist on traditional potato…

Sweet Potato and Orange Zest Soup

Sweet potatoes can be one of the best foods out there if you cook them properly. I prefer mine savoury either as fries, in soups or in casseroles. I’m not too big of a fan when people add cinnamon and other sweet spices; it seems sort of unnecessary and gets over-powering very quickly. That being…

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Sliders

I’ve mentioned before in some of my posts that soggy bread is my worst enemy. It’s disgusting. It’s not like I want my sandwich to be bone-dry, I just don’t want a layer of mush surrounding my filling. Here are a few good ways to avoid soggy bread. The most obvious one is toast your…