Loaded Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes

Potatoes are one of my all time, absolute, most favorite foods! What’s my guilty pleasure and number one food craving? It’s potato in almost any form. I’d pass on chocolate for a serving of salty sweet potato fries any day. And while these carb-filled gems are often seen as sabotage for health goals and likened […]

No-Waste Root-Veggie Juice

Juice and veggie latkes

Some of my favorite foods are roasted root vegetables. When beets, carrots, sweet potatoes and parsnips begin to brown and caramelize in the oven, their natural sweetness comes out. I think I could eat them every day. In my weekly quest to cut my juicing costs, I started thinking about those root vegetables I love […]

Top 10 Fall Fruits & Veggies to Eat Right Now

Top 10 Fruits and Veggies

Here in the northeast, the official beginning of autumn starts tomorrow. With this new season comes beautiful crisp mornings, colorful leaves, warm and delicious seasonal drinks and most importantly a host of wonderful in-season fruits and vegetables you can have fun with in your kitchen. Find out the top ten to eat right now!

A Healthy Side Dish: Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Standard mashed potatoes are a dinner staple in most family households but they are usually loaded with butter and heavy cream (which is unfortunately what makes them taste so good), so we’re constantly on the hunt for ways to make a healthier version that tastes just as rich and satisfying without all of the unnecessary add-ins. Meet Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes. I love anything sweet potato so this was a no-brainer.

Freshmade NYC’s After School Snacks of the Week

After School Snacks: Carrot-Squash Muffins and Cough Buster Smoothie

Freshmade NYC warmed the kids’ bellies this week with delicious muffins packed with their favorite orange veggies (carrots and butternut squash) and topped them with a mouthwatering coconut whipped cream. They finished their afternoon by washing the muffins down with a super smoothie. Check out the recipes.