[recipe] dirt candy hash

While color is fading above the ground, do not despair! Simply take a peek beneath the dirt. What you’ll find is that color abounds…. in roots!

And it turns out roots host some of the most grounding + healing carbohydrates to the body making it worth every minute of your time to consolidate a few of them capitalizing on their candy-like appeal.

Follow this recipe to indulge in a hash that will add some color, vibrance, and energy to your life from dawn to dusk [even on the darkest winter day].

Roots are candy. Dig in! 🥕

•  dirt candy hash • 

Indulge in a root based hash that will add some color, vibrance, and energy to your life.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp oil [of choice, divided]
  • 3/4 lb protein [of choice]
  • 1 tsp sea salt [divided]
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cups Brussels sprouts [sliced by hand OR shredded with food processor shredded attachment]
  • 1 yellow OR red onion [finely chopped]
  • 1 delicata squash [deseeded + sliced into very thin semi-circles] OR rutabega [finely chopped]
  • 2 cloves garlic [minced]
  • 1 medium apple [finely diced]
  • 1 sprig rosemary [finely chopped]
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds [pre-soaked, if possible]
  • 1 tsp honey [optional]


  1. Heat 1/2 Tbsp oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add protein, 1/2 tsp salt and pepper and sauté until protein is cooked to preference. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

  3. To the same skillet, add 1/2 Tbsp oil, Brussels sprouts, onions, delicate squash OR rutabaga and 1/2 tsp salt. Sauté until vegetables are soft and onions are translucent, approximately 8-10 minutes [or until vegetables are cooked to preference].

  4. Next, add protein, garlic and apple to skillet and sauté for an additional 2 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle rosemary and pumpkin seeds over mixture, drizzle with honey [if using] and season to taste with additional salt and pepper.

  6. Divide evenly between 4 plates and serve warm.

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