side dishes

Kale with Sweet Potatoes and Pecans

Ingredients 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced 1 cup sweet potato, peeled and finely diced 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ cup water 3 cups cleaned, stemmed, and chopped dinosaur kale, in bite-sized pieces ¼ teaspoon sea salt 2 Tbsp golden raisins ¼ teaspoon maple syrup 2 Tbsp ground pecans, for garnish   Instructions 1. Heat ...
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Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash

Ingredients 3 acorn squash, medium 2 teaspoons organic coconut oil or ghee Sea salt 1 Tbsp organic coconut oil or ghee, plus more, if needed 1 lb. pork sausage 1 small onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 4 oz. mushrooms of any kind, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 apple, diced 1 Tbsp fresh sage leaves, minced (1 teaspoon if ...
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Celery Root Mash

Ingredients 2 lbs. celery root ½ cup unsweetened coconut milk or dairy cream 3 Tbsp unsalted butter Sea salt, to taste Chopped celery root leaves, for garnish (optional)   Instructions 1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, using 1 Tbsp of salt for every 2 quarts of water. 2. While the water is coming to a ...
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Cauliflower Slaw

Ingredients ½ cup avocado mayonnaise ½ cup plain yogurt ¼ cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons poppy seeds 1 teaspoon honey 1 ½ lbs. cauliflower, cored and quartered ½ lb. red or green cabbage, cored and quartered ½ sweet onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup raisins ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted (see note, optional) 2 Tbsp fresh tarragon, chopped Salt and pepper, ...
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Homemade Paleo Tortilla Chips

Ingredients 1 cup almond flour 1 egg white ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon paprika   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 325° F. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients together until a well-combined dough is formed. 2. Roll the dough between two pieces of ...
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Roasted Butternut Squash with Rosemary

Ingredients 1 ½ lbs. butternut squash (a medium squash) 1 Tbsp rosemary (2-3 fresh sprigs) 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup or honey 2 Tbsp olive oil Salt and black pepper, to taste   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside. 2. Peel and slice butternut squash into wedges. In a ...
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Three Ingredient Pureed Cauliflower

Ingredients 6 cups cauliflower, leaves and core removed, cut into small florets ¼ cup butter or ghee at room temperature Sea salt and/or freshly ground black pepper to taste Parsley for garnish (optional)   Instructions 1. Place 2 inches of water in a vegetable steamer, and place cauliflower in the steamer. 2. Steam cauliflower until easily pierced with a fork, ...
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Chicken Pesto Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients 6 medium sweet potatoes Coconut oil and salt for baking 1 cup raw shelled walnuts 4-5 cloves garlic 3 cups fresh basil leaves 2 cups fresh spinach kale, or other leafy greens 2/3 cup light olive oil 1 ½ Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast ¾ teaspoon sea salt 3 cups cooked shredded chicken breast (about 1 ...
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Shaved Beet and Carrot Salad

Ingredients 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 3 Tbsp sherry vinegar 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon minced shallots 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lb. beets ½ lb. carrots 4 oz. arugula 2 Tbsp pumpkin seeds Salt and pepper, to taste Crème fraiche, for serving (optional)   Instructions 1. Toast cumin seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat for ...
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Apple Walnut Green Salad

Ingredients for the Salad 5 oz (4-5 cups) salad greens 1 green apple, thinly sliced 1 small bulb of fennel, shaved thin ¼ small red onion, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp lemon juice ½ cup toasted walnuts ½ cup crumbled feta cheese (optional) Small handful of fresh parsley leaves   Ingredients for the Dressing 2 ½ Tbsp lemon juice 3 Tbsp ...
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Crispiest Ever Potatoes

Ingredients 1 ½ lbs. small red potatoes 1 Tbsp baking soda Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 5 cloves garlic, skins on, smashed Leaves from 5 sprigs fresh thyme Leaves from 1 sprig fresh rosemary   Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 450° F. 2. Add the potatoes to a large saucepan and cover ...
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