Sweet Potato Punishment

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I think this pretty much sums up how it would feel to be exercising outside right now: uncomfortable.  

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In case you didn’t figure it out, it’s snowing. Again. Really hard, too – sigh! :?

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Yep, stiiiiill out there. ;)

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10 minutes later…

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And it just keeps coming down harder and faster…! Oy vey – what am I going to do with you, Iowa? I’ll tell you what I’m going to do…I’m going to make some Sweet Potato Fries!

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Guess I’m on a sweet potato kick these past couple of days, huh? ;)

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I started with one sweet potato which I cut into fries, then tossed with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, garlic salt & pepper.

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I roasted them in a 425 degree oven for ~15 minutes (I don’t know the actual length of time because the timer on my microwave never started!) then I flipped the fries, turned the oven up to 450 and roasted for 5 more minutes.

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Served with Vegetarian Baked Beans for dunkage and maximum awesomeness!

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K – sweet potato fries are where.it’s.at. – they are SO good!

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The punch of olive oil, pepper & garlic are amazing contrasts to the sweetness of the potato.

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And definitely needed when you’ve got sweet baked beans too! I’m telling you, sweet potato fries were born to be paired with baked beans.

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Who needs ketchup?

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Complete deliciousness, right here, folks. :D

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Oh my gosh – IGE reader Elizabeth sent me this YouTube video of her boyfriend that I just had to share – it is hysterical!! They entered it in a contest to win a 1 carat diamond engagement ring and the more views the video gets, the better. The couple with the most, wins! :D

 

Tonight = hibernating in my house, watching the snow fall, pretending it’s still December. Clearly. Oh, a
nd getting my groooooove on!
Goodnight!

 

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ommiserate or spin me a tale - what the weather like where you live? 
 

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