Did you know that sweet potatoes come in many varieties, and are being studied as possible treatments for diabetes, ulcers, prevention of obesity, and more? Learn about them, and get yummy recipes for them too! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

6 Surprising Facts about Sweet Potatoes

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating check out my free gifts! and subscribe to get regular email updates.We associate sweet potatoes with Thanksgiving. Our Thanksgiving sweet potato dishes are brightly orange, covered with sweet syrup, and topped with marshmallows. Some of us love that dishes, some of us hate it. But… 

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Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds - These only take fifteen minutes to make, and are a delicious way to enjoy sweet potatoes (look at the variety of sweet potatoes you can choose from! They are beautiful!) -- The NourishingGourmet .com

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds (AIP-Friendly)

I know this is a very simple recipe, yet it’s one that I use almost every single day right now. Sweet potatoes are thinly sliced, gently salted, and then covered with a light layer of fat. Roasting them for about fifteen minutes makes them crunchy on the edge and tender in the middle. I love… 

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Secret Garden Dough Cakes

Gluten-free Dough Cakes (Inspired by The Secret Garden)

By Andrea Fabry of It Takes Time You, like Dickon, will love these Dough Cakes. A gluten-free dough is gently patted into discs and enriched with butter and sweetener. Fifteen minutes later these lovely lightly sweetened cakes emerge from the oven ready for tea time. These Victorian-era Dough Cakes are based on the book The Secret… 

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A delicious, creamy, dairy-free Earl Grey delight that is perfect for a chilly or rainy day. Warms you down to your toes. Paleo and AIP-friendly. The perfect treat for an overcast day! – The Nourishing Gourmet

London Fog: Earl Grey Latte

The full flavor of Earl Grey tea is enhanced with vanilla and steamed coconut milk for an amazing dairy-free tea latte. With grey skies above and a chilly rain falling, this seemed fitting and appropriate for a delicious hot drink when I was first introduced to it. Now when the day seems a little depressing,… 

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Homemade healthy honey mustard dressing (perfect for a main dish meal with served over greens and crispy chicken strips!) --- The Nourishing Gourmet

Why I Didn’t Make Dinner for Months

That’s a shocking title for a food blogger, isn’t it? But it’s true! One of my goals for this blog in the upcoming year is to bring you back behind the scenes of my life more often. And what better way to start that than by sharing this surprising fact! For months, I rarely made… 

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas (Harris Christmas Letter 2015)

Merry  (Belated) Christmas Everyone! It has been quite the year for the Harris crew – like every year. Or more accurately, like every year with children. By far the biggest event we experienced was adding our dear little Larkin to the family in February. She has been a joy, a blessing, a handful, and a… 

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Peppermint Hot Carob: Sweetened with maple syrup, and dairy-free! A delicious caffeine-free drink that's great right before bed. Yum! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Peppermint Hot Carob

Frothy and rich, this peppermint flavored hot carob drink is a delicious and soothing way to end the day. Since it’s caffeine-free, it’s great for having at nighttime, or for serving to children. Made with rich coconut milk or cream, it’s dairy-free deliciousness! Carob is an antioxidant-rich food and has been cultivated for thousands of… 

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