Archives for the ‘Snacks’ Category

Sweet Potato Wedges

  There is often much confusion between sweet potatoes and yams.  Both are traditionally called “sweet potatoes,” although they are not from the same plant family.  Actual sweet potatoes have an off-white-ish color and the texture of a baked potato when cooked, yet they are very sweet tasting.  Yams, also “sweet” tubers, tend to be more […]

Pumpkin Cookies

I am temporarily removing this post because a few days after refrigerating these cookies, something kind of unappetizing happened with their appearance….going to fine-tune the recipe before posting it again:)

Pumpkin Curry & Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

    Last week I brought home this adorable pumpkin to set on my porch steps for the fall holidays.   Seeing it one day reminded me of a night a few months ago when I had this delicious pumpkin & squash curry at a little Thai restaurant in North Beach.  Alas, my pumpkin was not destined to be […]

Hippie Granola Rolls

  **Note to those who are oat-sensitive: this recipe contains oats.**  Some of us gluten-free folks can handle the oats and some cannot.  Alas – if you are one of the unfortunate, try some quinoa flakes instead.  Otherwise, you can buy oats that are guaranteed to be wheat-free, such as Lara’s Rolled Oats.  Eat at […]

Double Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay, we all have those times when we have a seemingly unsatiable craving for the old foods. I can’t tell you how many times I walk past a pizza parlor or a bakery and swoon from the aroma of fresh-baked bread. Though I have to say, the strongest cravings I’ve ever had were for sweets. […]