I featured these last year, but the are a favorite around here. It’s the season for sweet potato, so what better time than to make them! Roasted wedges of caramelized sweet potatoes are layered with a creamy fig coconut sauce. It’s filling and fit for any time of the day without weighing you down. Enjoy!
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These oatmeal cookies are as basic and guilt-free as they get! They’re fat-free, vegan, and sans the heavy nuts and other add-ins that generally make oatmeal cookies a secretly bad-for-you treat. They’re great for on the go and just about perfect for any time of day!
As the fig season is coming to a near end, I’m trying to get the most of my favorite fruit while it lasts. Lately, mornings have involved a makeshift Greek yogurt concoction, with figs, walnuts, and honey. It’s a light, fiber and protein-packed way to start the day.
The latest craze in my kitchen is the use of figs in just.about.everything. I love them. I crave the fig season 6 months in advance. This flavor combo has quite a steady following, and I wanted to simplify it even more by keeping salt and seasoning out of the picture as well as not overloading [...]
I had always heard of amaranth, but never knew quite what it looked like, why it was so amazing, and if it was even worth it. When I saw it hanging out at my grocer, I decided to take the plunge. I learned that it acts a lot like quinoa, only even smaller, and has [...]
Head over to Greatist to get the recipe for my latest contribution — chocolate bark with dried fruit and cashews. The result looks super gourmet but was a cinch to put together. I opted for my favorite dried fruits — figs, raisins and apricots — and kept the cocoa content of the chocolate above 70%. [...]
Okay, I think I’ve outdone myself with these. It’s always difficult to wing it while baking, as measurements are extremely important to get the texture and taste just right, but luck was on my side this morning. I wanted to create a sugar-free, fat-free, egg-free, and dairy-free whole-wheat carrot cupcake without anything bizarre in it, [...]
Yes, that’s right. This one has been getting a lot of steam these days, and it’s totally worth the try! All you have to do is freeze the bananas, food process/blend them, add whatever else you want to the mix, and serve! The beauty of this recipe is that the possibilities are endless. While there [...]