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


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


Yep, stiiiiill out there. ;)

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10 minutes later…


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!


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


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!


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


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


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.


Who needs ketchup?


Complete deliciousness, right here, folks. :D


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!




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