Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes and Bacon

Roasted Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

Roasted brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, bacon and a sprinkling of Parmesan come together in irresistible ways to make this delicious side dish. A side dish that may raise an eyebrow from even the most stubborn sprout hater. At least I like to think so.

Only because I was once one of them adamant haters. I’m still not a lover, but I’m halfway there…. 

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Loaded Sweet Potato Soup with Brown Sugar Bacon

Loaded Sweet Potato Soup with Candied Bacon

An immensely comforting sweet potato soup garnished with cinnamon brown sugar bacon, pepper jack cheese and sour cream. The soup mimics a loaded baked potato transforming it from side dish into a thoroughly satisfying meal!

The soup is fairly fast and easy to make. Almost as quick as boiling potatoes for mashing. Just one of the many reasons to love it.

Sweet potatoes are simmered with onion and garlic in broth until soft, pureed and then topped with candied bacon, pepper jack cheese for a pop of heat and sour cream…. 

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Candied Bacon Sweet Potato Waffle Fries

Going into the fourth week of french fry creating and testing for Alexia Foods, one would think I might be entirely tired of eating french fries by now. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.

The one day I didn’t eat french fries an overwhelming craving hit me head on at 11:00 p.m.

I’ve developed quite a french fry habit, one that is going to be hard to break!… 

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Blueberry Belgian Waffles with Brown Sugar Bacon

Baby steps.

Three days away from this site has left me feeling disconnected. From my blog. From food. From you.

I falsely believed absence made the heart grow fonder.

Instead, each passing day made it easier for me to stay away.

I even wondered what would happen if I never came back? What would I…do?… 

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