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SHRIMP GUACAMOLE CANAPÉS

SHRIMP GUACAMOLE CANAPÉS

This is the second of two new recipes I wanted to try out for an upcoming cocktail party.  I was really encouraged with the first one – little Croque Monsieur bites. It was so good I ended up making full-sized Croque Monsieur that night for dinner. Smoked Salmon Croque Monsieur recipe here This next one, too, received rave reviews from my official but not-entirely-unbiased taste tester.  It’s very easy to make…little toasted or roasted sweet potato rounds, some smashed garlicy…

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CHICK PEA SWEET POTATO BURGERS

CHICK PEA SWEET POTATO BURGERS

Meatless Monday today Galley Peeps and I’m not even missing the meat.  After all the celebrations and excesses of last month, something simple and healthy feels really good in our bellies. Smashed chickpeas and some rich grated sweet potatoes make the base for these delicious burgers. Even though tonight’s supper was served up like a traditional burger, these vegetarian patties are great on their own with a side salad or try serving them with your morning breakfast fry-up. Look at…

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS with SWEET POTATO CHOCOLATE FROSTING

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS with SWEET POTATO CHOCOLATE FROSTING

You read that right – Sweet Potato Frosting and it was spoon-lickin’ yummy.  And just two ingredients.  Where else can you marry rich dark chocolate and a vegetable and call it healthy.  The muffins also were packed with veggies…and rich dark chocolate…and so moist! Super easy to throw together once all the ingredients were gathered.  Dry ingredients all stirred or sifted to make sure there were no lumps, then the wet stuff was folded into the dry.  Lastly I folded…

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SWEET POTATO TOAST

SWEET POTATO TOAST

This has been all over the internet lately, toasting slices of sweet potato.  Always kean for ways to eat more veggies, I was up for trying it.  What got my interest though was how I could translate it to a boat recipe.  We have no toaster on our boat.  There’s just so much that can be fit into the already limited space in the galley plus while not on shore power an electric toaster would be useless.  I do have…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 23 and 24

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 23 and 24

I’m one lucky Galley Kat this week. Not only did my daughter prepare us her Shakshuka, (her super delicious recipe here) Captain François decided to treat us to one of his faves for supper. On to the menu board for today… Breakfast Sweet Potato Sausage Pie I omitted the cheese this time and went back to my butcher for Whole 30 compliant sausage (click on image for recipe link) Lunch Pineapple Chicken Lettuce Wraps No recipe needed but this is…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 15 and 16

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 15 and 16

What an interesting journey this is turning out to be! It’s challenging me to create meals within certain parameters all the while staving off boredom. It does take a bit of extra work and for sure planning and prepping seems to be the key. Having a willing, enthusiastic and focused partner has kept me on track. So at the half way point of our Whole 3o Challenge on the menu board for today… Breakfast Prosciutto-Wrapped Mini Meatloaves I simply put…

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WARM SWEET POTATO SALAD

WARM SWEET POTATO SALAD

Captain was cooking up one of his delicious creations the other night so I needed to prepare a side dish that would keep me out of his work space. I found one lonely sweet potato and three green onions. Galley Kat really really needs to do some serious provisioning very soon. Normally on the boat we cook things like potatos and vegetables on the grill. I usually peel and cut the potatoes into bite-sized chunks, toss with a tablespoon or…

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SWEET POTATO & MAPLE SAUSAGE PIE

SWEET POTATO & MAPLE SAUSAGE PIE

I have a REALLY good one for you this morning Galley Peeps. Super easy to throw together… Just a few simple ingredients… Perfect for supper, lunch or breakfast… Serve it straight from the oven… serve it warm… or as I found out while writing this post, directly from the refrigerator bite by delicious bite.. This is complete as is with protein, carbs and vegetables but it’s great served with a crispy green salad. You can also swap out the kale…

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SWEET POTATO PATTIES with CURRIED YOGURT SAUCE

SWEET POTATO PATTIES with CURRIED YOGURT SAUCE

We love our sweet taters. So rich in fibre! …and this recipe with the added yogurt sauce is perfect adding great flavour and apparently the addition of a little fat will aid in the uptake of all that good orange beta-carotene. They also make an easy appetizer or snack. Just make little two inch crispy potato medallions with a touch of sauce on the side.     SWEET POTATO PATTIES   1 large sweet potato, peeled and grated 1/2 tsp…

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BLACK BEAN CHILI

BLACK BEAN CHILI

Here is another Costa Rican inspired dish that offers lots of flavour.. super easy to make… versatile… and healthy… Instead of the typical black beans and rice I subbed the rice for red quinoa for a little added protein.       BLACK BEAN CHILI a few swirls of cooking oil 1 small onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeños, minced 1 sweet red pepper, seeded and chopped 1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped (about 1″ pieces) 1-14 oz…

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