Eat your veggies part 3: White Chocolate Sweet Potato Macadamia Nut Cake

This is a classic Martha Stewart Recipe. TWO POUNDS of sweet potatoes… layered with a white chocolate mousse. Yum. Remember: ORGANIC INGREDIENTS!! Sweet Potato Macadamia Nut Cake 2 pounds (about 3) sweet potatoes 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil Unsalted butter, for pans 2 cups sifted flour, plus more for pans 4 large eggs 2 cups […]

December 22nd, 2011 | Comments (0)

Eat your veggies part 2: Carrot Pumpkin Spice Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

OK, here’s another fabulous cake, with a pound of carrots AND a pound of pumpkin! Don’t forget the fruit: there’s some orange peel in the frosting 😉 Two-layer Carrot Pumpkin Spiced Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting 4 cup grated carrot 1 cup raisins 3 cup flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder […]

December 21st, 2011 | Comments (0)

Eat your veggies part 1: 2-Layer Triple-Chocolate Zucchini Chocolate Cake

This fall I made three *delicious* cakes, all with a couple pounds of vegetables in each one! Several friends have asked me to post the recipes, so here they are. These recipes are all tried and true, and combinations of recipes that I have found online and in my multitude of cookbooks (unless otherwise noted). […]

December 21st, 2011 | Comments (0)

White Bean Soup with Kale

This soup is so satisfying! Hearty but light, flavorful, simple(!) and literally packed with nutritional powerhouses. Makes an excellent winter meal served with some fresh sourdough bread. (Remember: every recipe I submit, organic ingredients are understood. This is vital.) Ingredients 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 8 cloves garlic, minced 1 […]

December 21st, 2010 | Comments (1)

Herbal Chai Beverage!

Chai is a Indian “tea”, traditionally made with a variety of spices, black tea, water, milk, and sweetener. The spices in chai are used in Ayurvedic cooking and healing for their digestive properties. Cinnamon promotes digestion and strengthens circulation. Coriander is a digestive that balances the heat of pungent foods and spices. Cardamom is one […]

October 28th, 2010 | Comments (1)