Sweet Potato Chowder — Vegan, Gluten & Dairy-Free

Sweet Potato Chowder (c) jfhaugenSweet Potatoes — the Vegetable Indispensable

Our month of soup continues with a very quick vegan, gluten and dairy-free chowder featuring sweet potatoes—both the white and the orange varieties.

If you enjoy the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes Continue reading

Curried Red Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup

Curried Red Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup (c) jfhaugen“Do you have a kinder, more adaptable friend in the food world than soup? Who soothes you when you are ill? Who refuses to leave you when you are impoverished and stretches its resources to give a hearty sustenance and cheer? Who warms you in the winter Continue reading

Once-A-Year Turkey Soup

Thanksgiving Leftovers Transformed

Vintage Greeting A girl serving the turkey with wishes for A Peaceful ThanksgivingThanksgiving 2011 is already behind us except for the memories and any leftovers still in the fridge. Though now that we’ve enjoyed those fabulous leftovers for at least a couple of meals, it’s time to get creative Continue reading

A Thanksgiving Guide to Minimize the Stress

Braised Turkey w Fresh Herbs, Wild Mushrooms, Veggies (c) jfhaugen

An Action Plan for Preparing the Thanksgiving Meal

There’s much to do and make and prepare for the Thanksgiving meal—so here’s a guide and action plan I’ve prepared with tips and ideas to minimize the stress Continue reading

Roasted Sweet Potato Puree w/ Fresh Orange or Lime Juice

Roasted Sweet Potato Puree (c) jfhaugen

Sweet or Savory, Sweet Potatoes are a Thanksgiving Tradition

Naturally sweet, luxuriously textured and one of the most nutrient rich of all vegetables, sweet potatoes are at their freshest right now from November through December—though their place in a healthy diet continues throughout the year. Continue reading