Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

With the Superbowl coming up this weekend, I thought this week I would post a football-appropriate dish.  I admit that “appropriate” is relative term, because while this dish is a chili, it’s a healthy one, and the foods we all know and love to eat while watching football are anything but healthy.  The nachos, the… Read More Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

Pumpkin Oatmeal

Let’s say you’ve made something with canned pumpkin – like last week’s Pumpkin Biscotti, or my Pumpkin Muffins – and you have leftover pumpkin but nothing to do with it?  Don’t throw it away!  Make something like this.  It’s delicious, it’s easy, its healthy, and you likely have all the ingredients in your kitchen. My… Read More Pumpkin Oatmeal

Pumpkin Biscotti

A few months ago I promised another pumpkin recipe, and I’ve (finally)  made good on that promise.  It just took me a little longer than expected.  Over the past year of writing Pâte à Chew, I’ve posted two biscotti recipes: Almond Biscotti and Chocolate Cherry Biscotti.  So it’s fair to say that I love biscotti. … Read More Pumpkin Biscotti

Pasta with Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts

Some people find it odd that brussels sprouts are my favorite vegetable.  I’ve been known to roast them, or braise them in a balsamic vinegar mixture, and then eat them like candy.  I swear, there are at least a few people in this world who agree with me – in fact, I recently heard Alton Brown say during his… Read More Pasta with Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts