Addictively sweet and spicy roasted sweet potatoes with hot honey browned butter.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Hot Honey Browned Butter

We’ll just call these sweet potatoes fashionably late for Thanksgiving (by, err, a week) BUT just in time for the rest of your life!!

Which is good because I feel like we have a lot of long winter nights up ahead of us and hot honey browned butter is exactly the thing we need to pour all over the rest of 2020 to make it nice.

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Emphasis on the *healthy* since I just ate cinnamon rolls for breakfast and am zero percent mad about it.  Maybe I’ll have a salad later…but then again maybe I won’t. Only time will tell!

This week’s meal plan is full of good for you inspiration. Lemme give you a little preview:

  • roasted squash salad with all the things
  • super hearty black bean soup
  • lovely spiced Moroccan chickpea soup
  • vegan butternut pasta
  • crispy sweet potato and black bean tacos
  • creamy tahini spaghetti squash

Happy eating!

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Eggs in purgatory is a spicy Italian baked egg dish that gets a Cajun twist with the addition of cheddar scallion grits and even more spice! Perfect for any meal of the day.
Cajun Eggs in Purgatory with Cheddar-Scallion Grits

I had a feeling we might be a little bit….cake’d or pie’d or cookie’d out today……so I made you breakfast!!!

Or brunch if you don’t have a four year old who wakes up at 6:45 ON THE DOT every day.

(Why do we even have alarm clocks?! I don’t know.)

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Hearty vegan black-eyed pea and cauliflower chili! Filled with southern flair and a hint of spice.
Vegan Black-Eyed Pea and Cauliflower Chili

The night before a holiday is always kind of weird.

You still need to eat food, but you’re in prep mode or just trying to preserve your energy for the next day’s cooking frenzy. You most definitely cannot be bothered with making a complicated or time intensive meal.

At least, that’s how I always feel!!

(Full disclosure: I feel that way every night.)

Well GOOD NEWS. This I -can’t-believe-it’s vegan black-eyed pea chili is super easy, super healthy, and hits all the comfort food soft spots in your belly.

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Golden saffron mashed potatoes topped with hearty winter greens and a poached egg – a great cold weather meal that can easily be made from Thanksgiving leftovers!
Golden Saffron Mashed Potatoes with Hearty Greens and a Poached Egg


(ahem, don’t tell me if you’re not because I will lose it. seriously.)

tell me this. Are you scaling down your usual Thanksgiving fare or just planning on leftovers for daaayysssss (maybe weeks).

I am for sure in the latter camp.

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