Category Archives: Sides

Roasted Cauliflower Pilaf

Here is a super-healthy recipe that makes for a nice side dish or a light meal all by itself. It is fresh. It is low in calories and it is rich in oleic acid – a monounsaturated, omega-9 fatty acid. … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant with Sorghum Pilaf

Sorghum is a hearty, heart-healthy grain and as an added bonus, it’s gluten-free! Pair it with grilled Japanese or Chinese eggplant and you have a different and super nutritious combination that will appeal to everyone. To make this vegan, leave … Continue reading

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Stuffed Tomatoes with Avocado and Fresh Mozzarella

Avocados may be high in total fat but did you know they are low in saturated fat and are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins and folic acid?

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Twice Baked Potatoes – Mexican Style

This is a hearty side dish stuffed into one tasty shell. Think of these as twice baked potatoes with a nice little kick! They are healthy, easy to prepare, and both vegetarian and gluten-free. What could be better?

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Pickled Red Onions

By using red onions, these slightly sweet pickled onions take on a deep red rose coloring and look beautiful in a jar in the fridge. They look inviting when plated. I like to serve these as a condiment with my … Continue reading

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Apple Bread (GF)

This is a fun gluten-free bread to serve at breakfast with your first cup of coffee or tea. I also like to make this for potluck gatherings. It tends to complement any and all entree  and/or salads others might bring. … Continue reading

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Savory Root Vegetable Tart

This recipe was inspired by a roasted root vegetable tart I enjoyed at The Farmer and The Cook’s Valentines Day Dinner a few years ago (Olivia, you are amazing). It uses the vegetables and herbs in my Roots Vegetable Bake … Continue reading

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