Posts Tagged ‘sweet potato’

Sweet Potato Chowder FTW!

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Did you know that sweet potatoes can grow in outer space? Well, sort of. They are also one of the healthiest foods you can eat. And with the mercury set to plummet this weekend, a big cauldron of sweet potato and corn chowder is just what the doctor ordered! Continue »



Holiday Recipes from Top Chef Canada – Sweet Potato

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Forget everything you thought you knew about sweet potatoes! This recipe from Top Chef Canada season 4 winner René Rodriguez will blow your mind. He takes Mexican and Spanish influence and directs them at this humble vegetable for a brand new preparation you have to taste to believe. Continue »



A Hearty Winter Meal

The January winds are howling, the mercury is huddled under the zero degree mark and the last of the turkey leftovers have been souped, sandwiched and a la kinged. It is time to bring out our favorite cooking vessel for a pottage of beans, the Dutch oven. Put the oven on, maybe for most of the day, warm up the kitchen and make a big batch of molasses baked beans with Maritime molasses and oatmeal bread. Continue »



Fire Up Your Brain

We all know the havoc that poor food and drink choices wreak upon the mind and body. Today we have a look at smart food choices that will go directly to your head, putting a spring in your step and a gleam in your eye.

It has long been known that fish is “brain food” on account of its high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Here are a few other choices to give your head a leg up. Continue »