Simple Roasted Yams with Spicy Mustard

EARTH ANGEL VEGAN’S Simple Roasted Yams with Spicy Mustard is truly simple.  I made them in my air fryer.  You could easily put them in a 400 degree oven on parchment paper for 20-25 minutes or until starting to brown.

This is a simple healthy snack or could also be a yummy side dish.  I have used them to top a huge green salad which was delicious!  Make them with or without the mustard… I am a dipper and I love spice so this combo really works for me… Try it!

RECIPE: YAMS

2 Yams – peeled and chopped

Wildtree Lemon Pepper Seasoning (or your favorite seasoning)

Air fryer or Oven

SWEET SPICY MUSTARD

2 tbsp yellow mustard

1 tbsp agave syrup

1/2 tsp hot red pepper flakes

Peel and chop your yams (large orange sweet potatoes) and put them in the basket of your air fryer.  Sprinkle liberally with seasoning.  I set my air fryer at 370 and 15 minutes.  Stop the fryer every 5 minutes and shuffle the chunks around.  At the end of 15 minutes if they are not browning yet… put them back in at 2-3 minute intervals until done to your liking.

Mix up your mustard and dip away!    So good for you 🙂

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Wildtree Spices are all organic with awesome ingredients!  You can buy them at http://www.wildtree.com/gerri

ENJOY!

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Thai Broccoli with Basil

Earth Angel Vegan’s Thai Broccoli with Basil was absolutely delicious…  There are a few steps but it was actually pretty easy.  The flavors were amazing… so give it a try!  Let me know if you make it and what your thoughts are.  I decided to have a Thai night with my family and started searching Thai recipes.  This recipe was originally made with beef so I changed it to broccoli!  Not knowing how the dishes would turn out “veganized”… this was my favorite out of the 3 that I made so I am sharing it with all of you!

RECIPE: This is a steamed broccoli dish served over rice topped with a shredded carrot slaw.

I served this over jasmine rice… you can use any rice.  This recipe serves 4 so you will need at least 4 cups cooked rice.  If you are not good at rice you can buy the frozen steam in bag rice… it is the broccoli that is the star of this show so use whatever rice you like.

4 cups cooked jasmine rice (set aside keeping warm)

Carrot Slaw

2 large or 4 smaller carrots shredded (I used my food processor with shredding blade)

2 Tablespoons soy sauce

1 Tablespoon sugar

3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 Tablespoon Gotchujang (red chili paste)

2 chopped scallions

1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

Toss the basil and the carrots together.  Mix the rest of the ingredients and pour over the carrots.  Let sit while you make the broccoli

I made some extra dressing to pour over the final dish

 

Basil Broccoli:

4 cups broccoli florets

1 cup vegetable broth

2 cloves garlic pressed or finely minced

1 Tbsp Gochujang (red chili paste)

2 Tablespoons soy sauce

1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

In a large skillet with a lid … add the broth, garlic, soy sauce, and Gotchujang.  Whisk this mixture together and then add the broccoli.  Over medium high heat with lid ajar steam the broccoli in the flavored broth.  This will only take 5-10 minutes depending on how tender you like your broccoli.

Now assemble your meal.  Each person gets a cup of rice topped with a cup of broccoli.  Top the broccoli and rice with the carrot slaw and spoon over extra dressing if desired.

ENJOY 🙂img_4273

This is a perfect summer meal… and summer is coming!