side dishes

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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Three Bean Salad

Ingredients 1/3 cup red wine vinegar Celtic salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 small red onion, finely chopped (about ½ cup) 1 (15 oz.) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 (14.5 oz.) can cut green beans, drained and rinsed, or 1 ½ cup chopped ...
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Honey Mustard Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh green beans with ends trimmed 10-12 slices thick bacon strips 3 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp whole grain mustard 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ teaspoon sea salt   Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. 2. Fill ...
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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients 10 cups sweet potatoes, about 3 large, chopped evenly into bite-sized chunks 1 Tbsp avocado or olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 4 oz. baby spinach, chopped ½ cup red onion, chopped very small 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1 avocado, chopped in chunks ½ teaspoon sea salt Ground black pepper, ...
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Roasted Beet, Strawberry, and Arugula Salad

Ingredients 1 red beet 2 golden beets 1 Tbsp safflower or other high-heat oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt 4 cups arugula 1-pint strawberries, sliced   Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 450° F. 2. Wash beets, poke holes in each with a fork, then place each beet on a ...
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Crunchy Asian Slaw

Ingredients for the Dressing 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil ¼ cup rice wine vinegar 3 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1 Tbsp ginger, finely chopped ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon chili flakes   Ingredients for the Slaw 1 lb. shredded veggies of your choice (cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, snow peas, ...
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Grilled Curry Cauliflower “Steaks”

Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp mild curry powder 1 large head cauliflower, trimmed and cut into 4 thick “steaks” 1 lemon, zested and juiced ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, minced Salt and pepper to taste   Instructions 1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and ginger in a small bowl. In a separate bowl, ...
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