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Sweet Potato Oven Fries

How to make the best healthy oven baked sweet potato french fries - homemade crispy fries are simple, quick, and easy to make. Includes tips for how to cut. Whole 30 and paleo approved.

This spring, I ran across sweet potato plants at Walmart and picked up a 6-pack on a whim. I got a giant flower pot to put them in and a big bag of Miracle Gro potting soil to fill it with. I came home and set up my giant flower pot at the back of our driveway, planted my tiny plants, watered them, and waited. By the end of July, my plants were huge and healthy, creating a large mound of leaves on the top of the flower pot with many tendrils hanging down the sides to the ground beneath. … Read more

Sweet Potato Pancakes featuring IHOP at Home Syrup

sweet potato pancakes

I love breakfast for dinner, and I especially love omelets and pancakes. We make all kinds of pancakes – chocolate chip pancakes, pumpkin pie pancakes, carrot cake pancakes, apple ring pancakes, bananas foster pancakes, and baked pancakes. They are a perfect breakfast or dinner (or lunch, I suppose) because they’re quick and easy, and paired with eggs or ham and some fruit, they make for a satisfying and filling meal. At home, we make pancakes and eggs for dinner often. When we’re eating out though, we really like to have them for breakfast. We aren’t fortunate enough to have an … Read more

Sweet Potato Casserole

We celebrated the Epiphany today. When I say we celebrated, I mean we lit a candle for Baby Jesus, cooked a big dinner, cleaned like maniacs, and gave Grace a few presents. Oh, and we talked about the Three Kings and Baby Jesus with Grace. Officially, the Epiphany is this Wednesday, but it was easier for us to celebrate the holiday on a Sunday, when both sides of our family could come to visit. We tried a new dish today. That is so unwise, really, to serve a brand new dish when the whole family is coming over, but it’s … Read more

Healthy Potato Chips Recipe

Grace is not eating much these days. When I say not eating much, what I really mean is that the only three healthy food items she’ll consent to eat are bananas, eggs, and cantaloupe. I’m assuming that this is a phase and she’ll soon go back to eating a wider variety of foods. The recipe that follows is one of my ploys to get nutrients into Grace’s belly without her knowing it. It works better that way.   Grace’s Kitchen Friends Please join in Grace’s Kitchen Friends! To play along, all you have to do is fill out Mr. Linky … Read more