rosemary roasted potatoes


My first Christmas Eve brunch, now a family tradition. Egg nog brioche french toast roll ups stuffed with sweetened mascarpone cheese and rolled in cinnamon sugar and accompanied by a rum maple syrup, sweet and spicy candied bacon, chicken sausage, smoked Gouda and Parmesan scrambled eggs, duck fat roasted rosemary garlic potatoes and cranberry orange mimosas. Looking forward to next year.


To celebrate our 2 year anniversary (the vegan dude and I) we went to Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen in Bath (used to be called Demuth’s) and opted to have lots of small dishes so we could try as much as possible.

There was rosemary garlic roasted potatoes, tamari cashews, sourdough with cashew pate - J’s fave! -, smoked glazed mushrooms, fried polenta with plum ketchup - my fave! - and more sourdough with rapeseed oil and dukkah. All of it was fabulous, I can’t believe it’s taken so long for us to go! I’ll for sure be going back. ^_^

Post workout dinner! Balsamic roasted veggies, Rosemary potatoes and salmon👌 simple, healthy, and delicious! 😋😋

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut your veggies and place in a big plastic or bowl. Add 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (more or less depending on how many veggies you have) and any seasonings you’d like. Mix everything together by shaking in a bag or mixing around in the bowl. Spray a baking sheet with coconut oil and cook for around 15 minutes!

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Breakfast from this morning! Drove over to my boyfriends house and made this for the both of us. Egg scramble with veggies and soy italian sausage, and roasted rosemary potatoes on the side. So amazing. I’ve never had soy ‘sausage’ before but let me tell you it was delicious!! In my opinion if you didn’t tell anyone it wasn’t real sausage before they tried it they’d never notice a difference! I’ve been trying to eat less animal products lately so having these options is great, and it’s boyfriend approved. Although he still insisted we have eggs with it, but it’s a start!

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash a handful or two of small red potatoes and cut into quarters. Transfer to a small mixing bowl and toss in 1 tsp of avocado oil until all potatoes are evenly coated. Then toss again with rosemary, sage, and cracked pepper until you reach the amount of seasoning you desire. Transfer potatoes onto a baking sheet sprayed with coconut oil and cook in oven for 20-25 minutes. 

Whisk 1 egg + 2 egg whites in a bowl with Mrs. Dash extra spicy seasoning, set aside. Chop your veggies (I used red onion, broccoli, bell pepper, and zucchini). Spray a pan with coconut oil and heat to medium on the stove. Add onion and cook for a few minutes, then add the rest of your veggies and cook another minute or two. Add the ‘sausage’ with the veggies and cook for about 5 minutes, flipping it over every minute or so, so it cooks evenly throughout. Add a big handful of spinach and cook until wilted. Push everything to one side of the pan and spray the empty half with more coconut oil. Add the whisked eggs and scramble everything together until eggs are cooked. Serve as is, or I highly recommend toppings such as cherry tomatoes, cilantro, green onion, and avocado! 

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oven roasted rosemary lemon potatoes:

  • potatoes (as much as you want to have)
  • lemon juice (as much until you think every potatoe is covered a bit with it)
  • olive oil (around one tablespoon or a bit more)
  • rosemary
  • lemon slices
  • salt

precook the potatoes until they are nearly good to eat, than mix them with all the Ingrediens except the lemon slices and rosemary. spread them on a baking paper (works better in my opinion) and add the lemon slices and rosemary on top. if you use less oil they will be a bit more crispy. bake them on 220 celcius and take them out when they’re getting brownish and crispy :)



Pork Rillettes & Onion Hot Sandwich, Roasted Rosemary Potatoes, Pickles Salad, Red Wine

*Sprinkle a little extra virgin olive oil over the salad

Flirty potato

This classy little potato was the star of the show last night on our dinner table. Those crispy, salty leaves of potato just begged to be peeled off and popped in my mouth. I saw Ina Garten hold up one of these beauties on her show yesterday and I did a double-take. I paid rapt attention as she explained the process. Small Yukon Golds and fresh rosemary were already in my possession. All else required was olive oil, kosher salt and pepper. It just so happened that I had a pork roast in the oven, so it was a no-brainer that this would be its side-dish.

I give you her recipe with my notes: Working the salty mixture in between the cuts is the magic to making these potatoes open up, which can be tricky. So as not to break the potato, gently pry the slices apart just a little bit and push some of the salt in. (You might find you need more oil than recommended.) After the recommended baking time I put ours under the broiler for a few minutes to crisp them up a bit. Also, lining the baking sheet with a Silpat sheet made for a quick clean-up.

Rosemary roasted potatoes


  • 3 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary (divided)


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Slice the bottom off each potato and cut crosswise at 1/8-inch intervals, cutting to within ¼ inch of the bottom. (You can place the potato on a large spoon so the edges of the spoon prevent you from slicing completely through the potato.)

Place the potatoes in a large bowl, add the olive oil, salt and pepper and 1 tablespoon of the rosemary and toss well, working the salt mixture in between the slices. Arrange the potatoes on a sheet pan cut side up.

Bake the potatoes for 30 minutes, until they are tender and golden and crisp on top. Sprinkle with remaining rosemary.