Potatoes

Potatoes & Eggs

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Breakfast, Egg based, Eggs, Entrees, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Potatoes & Eggs

2 lbs potatoes butter, ghee, or coconut oil pure salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1 onion 4 – 6 pastured eggs Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel potatoes, chop into bite-size chunks, and transfer to a bowl. Melt a generous amount of ghee (or butter / coconut oil) over low heat, pour over potato chunks, and toss well to coat. Spread potatoes in a single layer on a parchment paper covered baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Bake until done to your liking (45 mins to 1 hour). When potatoes are almost done, begin to heat some coconut oil in a saute pan. Chop the...

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Potato, Cheddar, Bacon Soup

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Potatoes, Recipes, Soups | 0 comments

Potato, Cheddar, Bacon Soup

2 – 4 baking potatoes (depending on size – between 1.5 & 2 lbs), baked, peeled, & roughly chopped 2 TBSP butter or ghee 1 – 3 garlic cloves (depending on size) finely chopped (about 1 TBSP) 3 & 1/2 cups whole milk 6 slices bacon, cooked and diced 1/2 large onion (or 1 small), thinly sliced 2 celery stalks, diced 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese (optional) 1/2 cup sour cream (optional) 1/2 tsp pure salt (or to taste) freshly ground black pepper to taste Wash potatoes. Use a fork to make a few holes in the potatoes, and bake for about an hour (give or take) at...

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Oven-Roasted Chipotle Potatoes

Posted by on Oct 16, 2011 in Photo Slide Show, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Oven-Roasted Chipotle Potatoes

3 & 1/2 lbs potatoes (red or white) 1/4 cup melted butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1 tsp pure salt 3/4 tsp garlic powder 1/2 – 1 tsp chipotle powder (or regular chili powder) freshly ground black pepper to taste Preheat oven to 425. Wash potatoes well and chop into bite sized pieces (leave skin on). Melt ghee (or whatever you choose to use) and pour into a large bowl (big enough to eventually hold the potatoes). Add seasonings and mix well. Add the potatoes and toss to coat. Transfer to two cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. Roast for 45 mins to an hour, depending on how...

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Millet-Cauliflower Mash

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Cruciferous (non-leafy), Grains (non breakfast), Millet, Photo Slide Show, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 2 comments

Millet-Cauliflower Mash

1 TBSP butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup millet 2 cups cauliflower, chopped a few pinches of pure salt 3 cups water freshly ground black pepper to taste fresh parsley for garnish (optional) Rinse millet in a fine, mesh strainer. Heat butter or oil in a medium saucepan & saute onions & garlic for 2 mins. Add remaining ingredients (except black pepper & parsley), cover & bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med-low & simmer for 25 – 30 mins. Remove from heat, add pepper & mash with a potato masher. Garnish with parsley if...

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Sweet Potato Pie w/ Crumbly Pecan Crust

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Baked Goods, Pie, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Sweet Potato Pie w/ Crumbly Pecan Crust

For the crust: 2 cups pecans, coarsely ground 1/2 cup whole grain flour 3/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp pure salt 3 TBSP coconut oil (or butter), melted 1 tsp maple syrup mixed well w/ 4 tsps water (or a few drops of liquid stevia) Preheat the oven to 350. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Mix the oil & maple syrup mixture together and add them to the dry ingredients using a fork, until a moist, crumbly mixture is formed. Reserve a few tablespoons of the crust mixture to sprinkle over the top of the pie. Press the mixture evenly into an oiled 9 inch glass pie plate. Bake crust for about 5...

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Sweet Potato Bread

Posted by on Jun 6, 2010 in Baked Goods, Potatoes, Quick Breads, Recipes | 0 comments

Sweet Potato Bread

1/2 cup cooked (or canned) sweet potato or pumpkin 8 eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil or butter, melted 1/2 cup natural sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 & 1/2 tsps cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp pure salt 3/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional) 1/2 cup raisins Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend together sweet potato (or pumpkin), eggs, oil, sugar, stevia, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg & salt. Combine coconut flour with baking powder & whisk throughly into batter until there are no lumps. Fold in nuts & raisins. Pour into greased 9x5x3-inch...

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Parsnips

Posted by on Jun 2, 2010 in Potatoes, Recipes, Root Vegetables, Vegetables | 0 comments

Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Parsnips

1 & 1/2 lbs potatoes (such as red or yukon gold), peeled & cut into chunks 1 lb parsnips, peeled & cut into chunks 1 & 1/2 TBSP pure salt, plus additional to taste 1 head of garlic, cloves separated & peeled 1/2 stick of butter or 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil freshly ground black pepper to taste Put the potatoes, parsnips & peeled, whole garlic cloves in a large saucepan with 6 cups of water. Bring to a boil & add the salt. Reduce the heat & simmer until the veggies mash easily when pressed against the side of the pan with a wooden spoon, about 15...

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Cannellini Bean Yam Hummus

Posted by on May 10, 2010 in Cannellini/Great Northern, Condiments, etc..., Dips, Legumes, Potatoes, Recipes, Spreads, Vegetables | 0 comments

Cannellini Bean Yam Hummus

1 can cannellini beans 3/4 cup cooked yam (or sweet potato) 3 TBSP lime or lemon juice 1 small to medium clove garlic, chopped 2 TBSP extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp chipotle powder or 1 tsp chipotle hot sauce (more or less to taste) 1/2 tsp pure salt freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (plus extra for garnish) (optional) 2 TBSP fresh cilantro, chopped (optional) Use a fork to stick a few holes in the potato and place it whole (& unpeeled) on a baking sheet lined w/ parchment paper. Bake @ 400 for 45 – 60 mins (depending on size) until very soft when...

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Warm Asparagus & Potato Salad

Posted by on Apr 28, 2010 in Potatoes, Recipes, Salads, Vegetables, Warm Salads | 4 comments

Warm Asparagus & Potato Salad

2 pounds small new (red) potatoes, cut into bite sized pieces 1 pound asparagus (about 1 bunch), bottoms removed & cut into thirds 6 scallions, chopped 1/2 cup parsley, chopped 6 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 3 TBSP balsamic vinegar pinch of natural sugar (or stevia) pure salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste crumbled blue cheese (optional) Boil potatoes for about 10 mins in salted water (until a fork pokes through w/ ease). Steam asparagus until just bright green & crisp (about 4 or 5 mins). Combine the scallions, parsley, oil, vinegar, sugar, salt & pepper, in a bowl...

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Chunky Sweet Potato Fries

Posted by on Apr 22, 2010 in Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Chunky Sweet Potato Fries

Version 1 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into big, chunky fries 2 TBSP melted coconut oil (or oil of preference) 1 or 2 tsps dried rosemary 1 tsp dried red pepper flakes Preheat oven to 400. Toss everything to coat in a large bowl. Spread in single layer on parchment covered baking pan(s) (cookie sheet or pyrex). Cook for about 40 mins, or until they look good to you, tossing once half way through if you think of it. Version 2 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper light sprinkle of salt & pepper (optional) 2...

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Sweet Potato Fritters

Posted by on Apr 22, 2010 in Breakfast, Pancakes & Fritters, Photo Slide Show, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Sweet Potato Fritters

1 egg 2 cups shredded sweet potatoes (about 1 medium sweet potato) 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp pure salt coconut oil for frying extra cinnamon for sprinkling In a medium bowl, beat the egg. Add sweet potato, cinnamon, salt & stir until combined. Add oil to a large skillet & heat over medium-high heat. Add no more than 2 TBSPs of sweet potato mixture for each pancake and press down to flatten with back of spoon. Cook a few mins on each side until golden. Serve with an extra sprinkle of cinnamon if...

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Potatoes w/ Swiss Chard, Rosemary & Garlic

Posted by on Apr 20, 2010 in Greens, Photo Slide Show, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Potatoes w/ Swiss Chard, Rosemary & Garlic

3 TBSP (more or less) coconut oil, butter, or ghee 3 pounds peeled, cubed, yellow potatoes 6 cloves garlic, left whole, or cut into large chunks 2 TBSP fresh rosemary, chopped 2 cups greens of choice, washed, stemmed, & chopped pure salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste Toss the potatoes with melted ghee, sprinkle with salt & pepper, and roast on 2 parchment paper covered cookie sheets @ 400 degrees for about 45 minutes (or until done to your liking) When the potatoes are close to being done, in a large skillet, heat remaining oil over medium heat and saute garlic and...

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