It's been such a long, long, long week-- and it's only Thursday.
Normally, I'm all about being in the kitchen and trying several new recipes every week. When things get tough, though, my major food groups become:
So now it's time to slow down-- get some more color and less beige in my life. How about... some orange?
Simple, quick, and instantly gratifying. AND it doesn't come in a paper cup or tinfoil.
Gingered, Cinnamony Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Apples
Adapted from Appetite for Reduction
1/2 pound braeburn apples, peeled and diced
1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
2 parsnips, peeled and diced
1/4 cup vegetable broth
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
In a medium pot, heat apples, sweet potatoes, and water. Add salt, cover, and allow to cook 20 minutes. Stir, add water as needed, and cook 20 more minutes. Add in the rest of the ingredients, and puree using an immersion blender. Serve immediately.