Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

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This is hardly a recipe.  It's just the best and easiest (and my new favorite) way to cook sweet potatoes! I love throwing these in the crock pot on Sundays before we leave for church.  We go to church from 1pm-4pm so by the time I get home my stomach is growling.  Something about three hours of church makes me really hungry.  I can't wait another hour and a half to cook … [Read more...]

BBQ Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Egg

BBQ Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Egg || Sweet Treats and More

This simple sweet potato hash with fried egg is perfect for breakfast, or brunch, or even brinner.  We've been having breakfast for dinner a lot lately, and this was a favorite last week.  Sweet potatoes pan fried 'til crispy, tossed with black beans, and topped with a fried egg.   You know how I go through food phases?  Well I've circled back to sweet potatoes.  Seriously … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Muffins with Caramel Sea Salt Butter {$100 Gift Card Giveaway}

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***This giveaway is now closed****  Sweet Potato Muffins + Caramel Sea Salt Butter is a match made in heaven! {Scroll down for a $100 gift card giveaway!} Private Selection sent me the collection of their new sweet and savory finishing butters to try out in some of my cooking/baking.  I have to say I seriously love them!  The savory butters include Lemon Garlic & Herbs, … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Salad with Cranberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

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Everything you love about Thanksgiving dinner in a hearty fall salad!  This salad is my husband's idea of Thanksgiving dinner.  Turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberries, and cranberry dressing all in one giant green salad.  He's never been big on Thanksgiving dinner. And remember, he's my healthier half.  I on the other hand, have to have my stuffing and rolls.  Just have to. … [Read more...]

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Sweet Potatoes w/ Jalapeño Blue Cheese Dressing

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Sweet potatoes.  I'm obsessed with them.  And I'm seeing them all over the interwebs baked and stuffed with all kinds of wonderful things.  Not just marshmallows and brown sugar and pecans.  I saw these Honey-Lime Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes over at my friend Jaclyn's site last week and knew I had to stuff some sweet potatoes with something wonderful.   And then … [Read more...]

Oven Baked Blue Cheese & Cheddar Sweet Potato Rounds

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I've realized my taste for certain foods has changed since I've been married.  I like onions.  I like buffalo wings.  Cherry-dipped vanilla cones are growing on me.  And I really like blue cheese.  All things I never liked and never ate before I married Brett.  All things he loves.  I don't think I even tried blue cheese before I was married because the … [Read more...]

Mashed Sweet Potato & Apple Casserole


    These mashed sweet potatoes and apples are a super simple side to make for your Thanksgiving dinner.  I know we all love sweet potatoes loaded with butter, brown sugar, and covered in gobs of marshmallows, but this casserole is naturally sweetened by the apples in it so they don't need a lot of doctoring to give them the perfect … [Read more...]

Healthy Cranberry Sweet Potato Bread


This Cranberry Sweet Potato Bread just screams fall!  It's the perfect bread to enjoy Thanksgiving morning for breakfast, served as part of your appetizer spread, and is even sweet enough to be a Thanksgiving dessert.  But let's not make it compete with pie okay? And since it's time to start thinking about gift giving, add this to your Christmas baking list to give to your friends and … [Read more...]

Oven Baked Parmesan-Garlic Sweet Potato Rounds


  Saturday night I sent my husband to pick up a few items I needed for our Sunday dinner yesterday.  On the list were sweet potatoes.  We grilled black bean burgers and these Parmesan-Garlic Sweet Potato Rounds were going to be the perfect side. (They've been making quite the appearance around here lately.  I'm slightly obsessed with them. As I started to peel the sweet … [Read more...]