No-bake Sweet Potato Brownies

No-bake Sweet Potato Brownie

These no-bake sweet potato brownies have been my best sweet potato discovery since around Thanksgiving 2004… when I discovered (a bit too late for that meal!) that there actually are really great taters here in Philippines!

We had lived here for less than 6 months, and I was newly pregnant with Sara, when we thought it would be a brilliant  idea to invite about 30 people from Mark’s office over for Thanksgiving.  Never mind that my kitchen had exactly one…

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The Best Vegan Brownies

The Best Vegan Brownies

Folks, this is a special day…

I MADE VEGAN BROWNIES WITHOUT ANY TYPE OF BEANS!! OR ANY VEGETABLE, FOR THAT MATTER!

This recipe has been a loooonnng time coming, and my kids are thrilled it’s finally arrived…

I hate to say it, but they get a wary look on their faces when I tell them, “I made dessert!”  Even more so when they know they’re going to be taste-testing a “wonderful new recipe!”…

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What I Ate Wednesday

“What I Ate Wednesday” (WIAW) is a very, very common feature among food bloggers, nutritionists, dietitians, and the like.  Maybe seeing what other people eat appeals to our voyeuristic nature, I don’t know.  Maybe blogsPintrestInstagramFacebookTwitter appeal to our voyeuristic nature… probably more like it.

I like this feature because it gives my readers a realistic picture (literally!) of how I eat, day in, day out.  It’s not perfect by any means (take a look at what I ate on vacation), but in general it’s a pretty consistent plant-based, whole-foods diet, with a little lot of dark chocolate thrown in there for good measure.  Please notice the quantity and frequency of my food intake… I am not starving myself here!!  I get hungry a lot due to all the working out and kids’ activities and whatnot, and, as my family will attest, “Momma is not a good hungry person.”  …

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