Sweet potato fries are the BEST! Especially when seasoned with some spicy goodness to counter the natural sweetness of these wonder tubers. We made a spicy seasoning mix out of cayenne pepper, chili powder, tumeric, onion powder, garlic powder, kelp granules, sea salt, cracked black pepper, and cumin. We tossed them in this magic mix … Continue reading spicy sweet potato fries
TACO NIGHT! Traditional tacos just wouldn’t do, so we marinated tempeh cubes in lime, ginger, mint, and a bit of oil. Now we had an interesting flavor for our tastebuds to explore. We topped off the tasty grilled tempeh with homemade pico de gallo, napa cabbage, and avocado, inside of baby blue corn tortillas… tacos … Continue reading lime-ginger-mint tempeh tacos with spanish rice and corn
When you got a hankerin’ for some salsa, what are you to do?? MAKE SOME PICO DE GALLO, thats what. We made this delicious dip with tomato, red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, fresh lime juice, garlic powder, and sea salt. And that’s it! Ssssssssaaalllsssaaaaa time! Continue reading pico de gallo
First off: NOMNOMNOM TREEEEATS! Secondly: MUWA MUWA MUWA KISSES! Cool. We spent V-day baking, specifically Lemon Poppy Seed Almond Cupcakes and Brownie Pecan Cookies with Orange Zest. They won. We won. Everyone won. It was a good day. Sharing is caring, so we spread the love and even shared these with friends! Cupcakes, a traditional Valentine … Continue reading valentines day treats!
Smoothie in the morning, smoothie in the evening, smoothie at supper time, when there is a smoothie in the blender, you can have smoothies anytime! Seriously, though. We here at The Bear and The Blackberry love smoothies. LOVE EM. We like to mix and match ingredients for smoothie fun time, to ensure variety (someone told … Continue reading super strawberry spirulina smoothie!
Everybody loves muffins! These babies aren’t your grandma’s muffins, and they’re not your grandkids muffins either! Almond and poppyseed flavors are balanced nicely, and the orange zest really brings the baked goods to life. Muffins should be delicately sweet, somewhere between desserty cupcakes and savory biscuits, so you can devour many of them at once … Continue reading almond poppyseed muffins with orange zest
I dreamed this up the other day: Tempeh marinated in a ginger, Braggs liquid aminos (similar to soy sauce), sesame oil, agave, grilled with sesame seeds, served on a sandwich with a homemade cucumber mint spread I whipped together in the blender. Add some more cucumber to the sammich (for crunch (don’t use grilled onions. … Continue reading ginger soy tempeh sandwich with cucumber mint spread