side dishes

Roasted Yams with Mushrooms

Ingredients 2 T. high-heat oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon chopped fresh marjoram 2 cups sliced mushrooms (shiitake, crimini, chanterelles, etc.) ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley ½ cup sliced shallots 4 slices prosciutto, chopped (optional) 1 ½ pounds yams, scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes Salt and pepper, to…
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Snap Pea Salad

Ingredients 1-pound snap peas, strings removed and cut in half ½ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 T apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Sucanat (dehydrated cane juice), or to taste Salt and pepper, to taste 2 strips cooked bacon, crumbled (optional) 6 ounces gouda cheese, diced ¼ small red onion, minced 2 T chopped fresh parsley…
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Paleo Sweet Potato Hash

Ingredients 1 large onion, sliced 3 T olive oil, divided ½ T ghee 2 Italian sausages, diced 2 sweet potatoes 10 Brussels sprouts, quartered 3 T fresh rosemary Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 eggs   Instructions Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat one tablespoon…
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Oven Roasted Tomatoes Recipe

Ingredients 2 pounds plum tomatoes, sliced or cherry tomatoes 3 T extra-virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon dried oregano 2 T balsamic vinegar 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons raw honey (optional) ½ cup fresh basil leaves, torn Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Place the…
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Paleo Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower, cut into large chunks 2 T extra-virgin olive oil Paleo Caesar dressing, such as Primal Kitchen brand 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions Place cauliflower chunks in a food processor and pulse until broken down into rice-size pieces. Heat olive oil in a skillet over…
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Blueberry Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups vegetable broth Salt and pepper, to taste 6 T olive oil, divided ¼ cup sliced shallots 1 teaspoon minced garlic 3 T apple cider vinegar 1 T maple syrup or honey, or to taste 1 ⅓ cup blueberries, divided 5 ounces baby arugula 1 cup corn…
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Rockin’ Raw Kale Salad

Ingredients 1 cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup lemon juice 3 T honey 2 T minced ginger 1 ½ teaspoon Celtic Sea salt, or to taste 2 bunches kale, tough stems, removed and leaves chopped 2 apples, chopped 1 bunch of radishes, quartered 1 avocado – pitted, peeled, and chopped   Instructions Soak sunflower seeds in…
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Radish and Mango Salad

Ingredients ½ lime, zested and juiced 2 T champagne or white wine vinegar 1 T honey 3 T olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 1 mango, peeled and sliced 8 radishes, thinly sliced 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced 4 ounces arugula or baby spinach 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves   Instructions In a small bowl,…
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Spiced Broccoli and Carrot Ribbon Salad

Ingredients 2 T plus ¼ teaspoon Celtic Sea salt, divided 3 heads broccoli, cut into florets 5 carrots, shredded or cut into ribbons ½ cup parsley, minced 10 dried, pitted plums (prunes), diced 1 cup toasted almonds, chopped 3 lemons, juiced 2 T maple syrup 4 teaspoons cumin, toasted (see note) ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¼…
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 1 ½ pound Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and yellow leaves, removed 3 T. olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper   Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F. Place trimmed Brussels sprouts, olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal tightly and shake to coat. Pour…
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