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Recipes containing Sweet Potato

Winter Kale Salad with Kombucha Vinaigrette

Winter Kale Salad with Kombucha Vinaigrette - a healthy winter salad with roasted root vegetables, fennel, apples, and a tangy dressing

As a Canadian I’m obligated to love winter, and believe me, I do, but at some point after the holidays are over I get tired of heavy flavous, braises and stews. I developed this recipe to brighten up my winter culinary vernacular and to showcase one of my favourite new beveragess, kombucha. Kombucha is a… Read More »

10/15/2013#Healthy

Loaded Southwestern Quinoa Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Southwestern Quinoa Sweet Potatoes

Are you one of those people who always chooses a baked potato as a side dish at a restaurant? Well, we love them too but often the sour cream, bacon, cheese, and butter loaded baked potatoes we crave can do a number on our waistlines. So today, we’re lightening up the calories and turning up… Read More »

9/30/2013#Meatless

Roasted Winter Vegetable Chowder

Roasted Winter Vegetable Chowder

Many of us resist the changing seasons; cold, windy nights are certainly less inviting than their summer counterparts. But as this chowder simmers away on your stove, the house warms up, and dinner turn into a cozy affair. Most chowders come with clam as the star ingredient, but Karen cleverly makes use of the best… Read More »

8/25/2013#GlutenFree

Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Laurie’s “sure bet” recipe is a godsend for anyone who’s ever tried to bake their fries and ended up with soggy potato strips. By soaking the sliced sweet potatoes before they are seasoned and baked, the fries lose some of their water-retaining starch and end up crispy and golden. The little kick comes from the… Read More »

5/12/2013#GlutenFree

Gluten Free Roasted Sweet Potato and Raisin Cornbread

Gluten Free Sweet Potato and Raisin Cornbread

With summer comes the need for sunshine, picnics, and lots of side dishes to support an assortment of grilled meals. This cornbread recipe transforms a plain package of gluten free cornbread mix into something more. Roasted sweet potatoes and tart raisins are mixed into the batter and add a creamy and thicker texture. Once baked,… Read More »

3/5/2013#Healthy

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

This beautiful and delicious dish turns the idea of a classic potato salad on its head. Hearty, sweet potatoes are roasted until caramelized and tender then tossed with shredded kale and toasted walnuts. The real surprise, though, comes in the dressing which is made with rich maple syrup and tart lime juice for a sweet… Read More »

12/5/2012#WorldCuisine

Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Moussaka

Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Moussaka

Moussaka is a classic Greek comfort food dish that’s most similar to lasagna, traditionally made with layers of roasted eggplant or potatoes, spiced lamb or beef, and a thick, creamy bechamel sauce on top. Katie’s version puts a seasonal spin on the dish by substituting slices of sweet potato and pumpkin for the eggplant for… Read More »

9/24/2012#Meatless

Oven Baked Carrot and Sweet Potato Fries

Oven Baked Carrot and Sweet Potato Fries

Who doesn’t love sweet potato fries? With a sweet taste and crispy exterior, we convince ourselves that they’re healthier than fries made from regular potatoes. Well, this recipe does exactly that. Sweet potatoes are cut into matchsticks and roasted at a high temperature along with carrots to make them extra crispy. Use a variety of… Read More »