Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Easy to prepare and tasted great!

Sweet Potato Mashed
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A perfect pre-race meal that's easy to prepare and packed with loads of carbs.

PUBLISHED 08/02/2007

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into one-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup whole milk

  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg salt and freshly ground black pepper

Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and add enough cold water to cover. Bring to a gentle boil over high heat and cook for approximately 10 minutes, or until tender. Combine milk, ginger, and nutmeg in a small saucepan and warm over medium heat. Drain the potatoes, return to the pan, add the milk mixture, and beat with a potato masher or handheld mixer until smooth. Season to taste with the salt and pepper. Makes five servings.

Calories: 200 Fat: less than 1 g Protein: 2 g Carbs: 45 g vitamin c: 40% Daily Value

Sunday, October 5, 2008

10 grain raspberry pancakes

We made these pancakes today and had fresh pineapple slices with it.

Bob's Red Mill 10 grain pancake & waffle whole grain mix
mix raspberries in batter and "mush" with fork
cook pancakes and serve with organic maple syrup.