Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili


There are several chili recipes in my archives, but not too many vegan versions. I am an unapologetic omnivore, who happens to recognize the environmental and health benefits of a plant forward diet, however. So, my weekly menu always features more vegetarian meals than meat-based ones. The ratio usually floats between 5:2 or 4:3, with…

Purple Hash with Poached Egg


There’s nothing that sparks unadulterated joy in me quite like discovering a new and delicious ingredient to cook with, and a recent trip to Wegmans at Glen Mills flickered my dampened creative embers, as I was investigating their humble potato offerings no less. Ever tasted a purple sweet potato? I hadn’t, and so began my…

Chili Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato


On nights I’m home alone and dining solo cooking becomes a chore instead of something I love to do. However with practicing better self love and care, I’m really working at embracing cooking a healthy, delicious meal even on the evenings my better half is hundreds of miles away on one of her numerous business…

Sweet Potato Lentil Stew with Wild Rice


Wild rice is still a somewhat new ingredient I’m experimenting with, and as noticeable in the photo I’m still working on preventing the black rice from darkening my dishes. I did rinse the rice this go around but apparently not enough. The dark color of the broth did actually make the orange of the sweet…