Side Dish Saturdays: Curried Sweet Potatoes and Chickpeas

Curried Sweet Potatoes and Chickpeas

Fast and easy curried sweet potatoes with chickpeas can serve as a side dish or a main vegetarian entrée. Warmly spiced with a hint of sweetness and a pop of heat this comes together in no time at all thanks to the use of curry powder!

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… 

Read More »

Loaded Sweet Potato Soup with Brown Sugar Bacon

Loaded sweet potato soup

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… 

Read More »

Vegetable Soup with Parmesan Dumplings

Vegetable Soup with Parmesan Dumplings

A heartwarming vegetable soup packed with the wholesome goodness of both sweet and white potatoes, zucchini, carrots, celery, garlic, onion and cannellini beans. Perfectly delicious all on its own, when you throw parmesan dumplings into the mix you create a rock star. The dumplings start out as baby clouds, a mere teaspoonful of batter grows… 

Read More »

Candied Bacon Sweet Potato Waffle Fries

Bacon Potato Fries 1

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… 

Read More »

Roasted Chicken Escabeche

Roasted-Chicken-Escabeche

Roasted chicken takes on a whole new life when baked in a zesty escabeche. It’s an entirely new spin on the traditional roasting I’m familiar with. The Mexican escabeche is made of jalapenos that have been pickled with carrots and onions, a recent discovery and one that I love.

Roasted New Potatoes and Asparagus

Roasted New Potatoes and Asparagus

When asparagus is roasted it’s strong, earthy flavor becomes even more intense. That’s why the mild flavor of new potatoes are the perfect counterpoint. The tender, pungent asparagus plays off their dense creaminess to create a balancing act between flavors and textures that is wildly delicious.