My relaxing day off from work has felt like anything but that. Between my dentist’s appointment this morning and running errands that I have been putting off, I haven’t had a moment to sit down & relax.
Originally I planned to work on some recipes, bake bread & practice my cake decorating but I think I’ll just focus on the last two tasks now.
Instead of trying a new recipe for lunch I stuck to something I always enjoy for a quick lunch or dinner, my healthy take on a hot dog & fries.
To start I cut a half of a sweet potato into fries and soaked them in water for about 10 minutes. After drying off the sweet potatoes I mixed them with olive oil, paprika, curry powder, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper and a sprinkle of raw cane sugar. Then the sweet potatoes were wrapped up in aluminum foil and put in a preheated 400°F oven.
As the sweet potatoes cooked, I sauteed onion slices in olive oil with a little salt. When they were soft (and 10 min) I added about a teaspoon of thai chili sauce.
Once the sweet potatoes were tender, I removed them from the aluminum foil and spread out on a baking sheet to cook for another 10 minutes (turned once after 5 minutes).
I then heated up an all-natural Al Fresco Buffalo Style Chicken Sausage (fully cooked). When the sausage and fries were almost done, I toasted an Ezikiel Sprouted Grain Bun (didn’t realize until then that I had no hot dog rolls!).
I spread 1 laughing cow light Swiss cheese wedge on the bun when it came out of the oven and assembled my “hot dog” and onions. With the sweet & spicy fries on the side, it was great!
The sun is finally shining here in NY so after I start the yeast for my bread, I’m off to take a nice long walk. Then time to take on that cake!