sweet potato hash

I bought waaaaaaay too many sweet potatoes this past thanksgiving with the intention of making 3 different kinds of pies. Pumpkin. Apple. And sweet potato. 2 x pumpkin pies happened and the rest did not because the reality is, baking is very labor intensive and I ran out of time this holiday. So, cut toContinue reading “sweet potato hash”

TJ’s snack hack

Trader Joe’s easy flatbread snack ingredients: TJ’s garlic naan creme fraiche thin sliced red onions prosciutto fresh basil steps: thinly slice red onion place on naan bread Put in toaster oven on setting 5. Remove naan from toaster and dollop creme fraiche and place a piece of prosciutto on top. Throw on a few piecesContinue reading “TJ’s snack hack”

sun day meal plan

I am making it a point to try and keep my Sundays free so I can cook dinner for my little family. round one: astellar deviled eggs round two: astellar butter + spinach lettuce + watermelon + cucumber + avocado + lemon herb vinaigrette. round three: astellar turkey meatballs + polenta + spinach + panContinue reading “sun day meal plan”

oatmeal bar = heart healthy way to start the day

astellar oatmeal bar This is my husband’s breakfast  setup. Great way to stay full until your next meal! Here we have: gluten free steel cut oats +organic  bananas + blueberries + blackberries + sliced almonds + cranberries + chia seeds + shredded unsweetened coconut + califia farms unsweetened almond milk.

potato leek soup

astellar potato leek soup INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp olive oil 8 medium potatoes, peeled + chopped into 1″ cubes 2 large leeks, sliced into rounds (immerse in bowl of cold water to wash + remove sand, drain and pat dry) 2 carrots, peeled + sliced 3 celery stalks, washed + chopped 6 cups veggie stock or 6Continue reading “potato leek soup”