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Baked Twice Sweet Potato a la Mexicana is all the flavors of a great spicy taco inside a double baked sweet potato. An easy homemade spicy taco mix to season the meat, a few fresh tomato dices, crunchy lettuce and cheddar and a final smooth touch of sour cream. Some of you know how I love to mix up ideas… and after a long winter it’s time to call mother nature for some sun. No better way to bring the heat back than a nice spicy taco right? Well, what if we merge it to a nicely crunchy twice baked sweet potato? The spicy taco mix goes to perfection with the sweetness of the potato, plus you get some nice fresh and crunchy toppings and sour cream to makes it taste fully like a Taco. Homemade spice mix No need to go buy a “mexican spice mix” at the store, this nice taco seasoning is often…

Baked or Air fryed Sweet Potato Fries with Wasabi-Pea Dip is a healthy and dynamic duo of colors and flavors. The sweetness of the fries balance to perfection the spicy green wasabi-pea dip.  A truly odd combination this Sweet Potato Fries with Wasabi-Pea Dip recipe for some but once you get your head around it and jump in and try it out… you’ll never go back to normal fries with ketchup. Sweet potato and wasabi is a match made in heaven, a bit like in the movie Ratatouille when the rat mix up the mushroom and the cheese and it become exponentially delicious, well it’s also the case for this combination. At first, I was hesitant about the mix too, and I could not have been more wrong. On my first bite I’ve started to be obsess with it! I’m a “savoury person” and sweet potatoes never really appealed to me until I…

Spicy bolognese with sweet potato lasagna is a new discovery, a punchy spicy bolognese sauce with a few layers of sweet potatoes to replace the lasagna pasta layers. Making this dish a gluten free one with tons of flavors and frankly, the spicy-sweet touch is simply irresistible. Plus, to give some extra smooth texture to the lasagna, I’ve added a bechamel in the middle layer, just to smooth things out. The result is a delicious contrast of spicy, sweet and creamy lasagna. Talking sweet potatoes, those are the healthier choice to go with, they contains a lower glycemic index and carbs than normal potatoes, plus they contain more vitamin A which is good for the eyes. The sweet potato only “problem” would be its taste; it’s almost too sweet. But when it’s equilibrated with enough spicy element, it becomes this perfect match, a delicious one. The recipe is separated into 3 parts, first the making of…

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