The dictionary defines the word Bountiful as :
Large in quantities, abundant or plentiful
That is how I feel about food. There is a bounty of amazing, delicious healthy whole foods out there to eat. I am obsessed with food. I love to plan meals and cook them, I dream about them and then eat them. I am a foodie.
“Um….fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and lentils, mushrooms, nuts and sometimes tofu.” She seemed so surprised and relieved like, “Hey! Those are real foods! I have heard of real foods! Those are good foods!” She talked to me for ages after that about what a healthy diet it was and she had never actually met anyone who ate like that.
Savoury Chestnut and mushroom risotto with roasted parsnips and carrots in a maple syrup glaze.
Nutroast made from black beans and walnuts, golden crispy roast potatoes, tangy orange cranberry sauce and peas. Oh and gravy. Lots of gravy.
I love the juxtaposition of green peas and red cranberry sauce. It looks so festive.
Left over nutroast, a huge portion of roasted parsnips and carrots in a maple syrup glaze, fluffy mashed potatoes and leftover gravy and cranberry sauce.
For pudding we had the Choc Chunk Cookie Pie from Including Cake‘s blog: http://www.includingcake.com/recipes/?recipe_id=6029970 (you may need to scroll down to see the recipe) I didn’t manage to get a picture but since it was made with chocolate and hazelnuts it was like eating a nutella cookie. Yum.