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I am well into day two of my own little challenge. So far so good but I have not really been too many place to be tempted to eat goodies. It’s not that all the goodies are bad it’s just I have done an overload on them. I’m FINALLY starting to feel better. Having a cold is no fun and some of them seem like they want to hang on for dear life. I am easing back into my half training but I will probably only do 2 miles for the day. I am very eager to get back into it 😀 Once you start running and you stop for illness or injury it literally drives you crazy because I think your body craves it. To hear myself say that really makes me kind of chuckle because back in the days of high school I actually got failing grades in gym because I hated it so much. I remember when we had to run a mile and I thought I was going to die 😯 It just goes to show you anybody can change.

Today I wanted to spice up some potatoes. I couldn’t decide between sweet potatoes or white potatoes so I went for both 🙂 Earlier this month I was introduced to a sweet and spicy marinade that I have just fallen in love with. It is all natural and its a great blend of spices and peppers.

Captain Rodney's

I have always been a sucker for sweet and sour sauces. I’m also a dipper 😀 I love to dip my veggies,bread,crackers and countless other things into dips. So I get excited when I find those things that are all natural and vegan.If I could only find a solution to ranch dressing!!!!! Here’s the website if you would like to check it out….. http://captainrodneys.com

Sweet Potato Pie

Sliced sweet & white potatoes

1/2 cup canned or fresh corn

Half of a sweet onion

1/2 cup Captain Rodney’s

3/4 cup – 1 cup water

1 tsp. garam masala

1/2 tsp Herbs De Provence

salt to taste

olive oil for drizzling

Pre-heat oven 10 425

I simply sliced 1 sweet potato and 1 white potato and layered in a casserole dish drizzling olive oil  and salting between layers. Add corn and sprinkle Herbs De Provence to top.You could add any spice you wish 🙂

Bake for 15 minutes

While potatoes are baking saute the chopped onion until carmelized and adding water ,garam masala and Captain Rodney’s

After 15 minutes take potatoes out of oven and pour mixture over top and bake for additional 15 minutes.

This turned out fabulous. It was just the perfect blend of sweet and savory. Those are my favorite combinations. Opposites do attract huh  ;)? I also liked the blend of both types of potatoes plus it gives your dish a lot of color 😀

Well I must go and suit up for my 2 mile run maybe more we will see. I just figure it’s probably best to ease back into running when you have been under the weather for a week.

I hope you are having a splendid day… you deserve it 😀

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