grow as you go.

grow as you go | theclevercarrot.com

There’s a small tab in the main menu bar called ‘Chronicles.’

In this section, I talk about life outside of the kitchen including tales about family life, blogging, etc. Initially, it was updated fairly often.

But as time passed, recipes became the main focus instead.

After all, isn’t that what bloggers are supposed to do? Stay on topic?…

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Easy Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps

easy sweet potato lettuce wraps | theclevercarrot.com

If you live on Long Island, you might be familiar with Golden Earthworm Organic Farm- we belong to their CSA.

Each week they spoil us with the most fresh and vibrant local produce.

Our recent delivery was filled with heaps of fresh veggies, including 2 gorgeous heads of red & green Boston lettuce.

The leaves are so soft and buttery…

Sometimes, the amount of lettuce can get overwhelming (in a good way, or course!) and if you’re bored with salads, make lettuce wraps. The leaves are perfect vessels for all sorts of fillings….

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cook once eat twice: roasted carrots

cook once eat twice: roasted carrots | theclevercarrot.com

Nine out of ten people tell me they can’t cook.

They’re either too busy, unmotivated, or think they need training from the culinary gods.

I totally get it.

As much as I love to cook and talk about food, there are days when the simple task of straining pasta is enough to push me over the edge (don’t judge, ok?).

But here’s the thing: the secret to being a great cook has nothing to do with time, motivation, or professional training.

It has everything to do with shortcuts.

Because anyone can master a shortcut.

Here you will learn one of my FAVORITE cooking hacks.

And when done correctly, you’ll save time, money (and sanity) during a busy week. It’s so effortless, you won’t even break a sweat!

And the best part?

You’ll get TWO delicious recipes for under $5!…

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