Category Archives: Side Dishes

Side Dishes

Cucumber-avo-mato Salad

Its hot outside!  Finding something satisfying and delicious without heating up the kitchen often leads to salad in the summer.  The contrast of cool cucumber, creamy avocado, salty capers, and smoky cumin combine to create this delicious salad.  You can … Continue reading

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Sautéed Sprouts

I love brussels sprouts. Yes I know, this may make me seem strange to you, if you haven’t had them cooked correctly, but I hope you’ll give this recipe a try and let me know what you think! They are … Continue reading

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Another Christmas Garnish

I’ll admit it…I LOVE to play with my food! (Thus my  profession!). I enjoyed the Christmas Tree Garnish so much that I further expanded my Christmas morning oatmeal garnish ideas to include Santa’s hat. Obviously, THIS is how oatmeal is … Continue reading

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Super Kale!

Kale has become incredibly popular as a “Super Food”.  Yes, it is packed with nutrition, but it is also really delicious.  Like the other cruciferous vegetables, Kale is known to have anti-carcinogenic qualities, and it is also an excellent source … Continue reading

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Roasted Parsnips and Carrots- Delicious Fall Root Vegetable Recipe

With the arrival of fall and winter, it is nice to enjoy some of the root vegetables that are more common to cooler weather.  Carrots and their fair cousin—parsnips—are perfect for this. If you haven’t ever tried a parsnip, you … Continue reading

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