Category Archives: Sides

Fresh and Easy Sofrito

Aromatic and savory, sofrito is a condiment, a sauce, and a base for many Caribbean dishes from countries such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Cuba. In short, it is super versatile. And it is flavorful. Super flavorful. Sofrito has … Continue reading

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Irish Cheese & Guinness Beer Bread

Here’s a recipe our son, Robert, sent to me on St. Paddy’s Day. I’ve modified it a little so that the taste is pure Irish. This is even better than my Irish Soda Bread. Spread a 1-inch slice, while still … Continue reading

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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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