I love roasted veggies!!! I received these rainbow carrots and beets in my organic share and they looked so pretty I did not want to juice them. I roasted them with some olive oil, thyme and rosemary at 350 degrees for about 20 or until tender. Oh so good!!
As a child one of my favorite meals was "cocido" which is boiled ripe plantain with butter and shredded cheese. Now I have modified this favorite dish to make it Paleo friendly and although I would not have this as a meal now it makes a great side dish. Some complex carbs from the ripe… Continue reading Plantain Mash with Bacon
Here's another quick and delicious side dish for those that like mushrooms. I used crimini mushrooms. Washed and sliced. Vidalia onion sliced and some minced garlic. Just place onion on skillet with a tablespoon of grass fed butter and balsamic vinegar and brown. After a few minutes, add in the mushrooms. Season with pepper, thyme… Continue reading Sautéed Mushrooms
Here's another great side dish combination: baby Bok Choy, baby onions, and snap peas. It was as simple as sprinkling some pepper and olive oil, mixing it all on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes turning veggies once.
Now that summer is near I would like to grill (or have my husband grill :-)) more often. One of my favorite sides is corn on the cob. Since Miami weather is so unpredictable I found a new and easy way to have my corn on the cob without depending on good weather. Ingredients: -… Continue reading Corn On The Cob
Here's another easy recipe for a side dish that will go well with any protein you make. - I cut each Italian zucchini in half and cut it lengthwise twice. - Place it on baking sheet skin down. - Mince some garlic and place in small bowl. As garlic sits it becomes more flavorful. -… Continue reading Roasted Zucchini
This side dish is easy to make and it's a variation from the usual sweet potato mash I make. This Cauliflower mash goes well with just about any protein and side of veggies. This recipe is from my Make it Paleo recipe book. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, washed, and cut into florets 1 Vidalia… Continue reading Cauliflower Mash
I think this is one of my favorite side dishes my mom makes. As a child I was not sure what exactly this was but I loved it! Now that I enjoy some time in the kitchen I find myself asking mom about all the dishes I liked and I try to figure out a… Continue reading Mom’s Pumpkin Puree
The easiest way for me to cook anything is by putting it in the oven. When I cook you can find my oven with 4 different trays going all at once. Whether is protein or vegetables I place them all together resulting in better time management in the kitchen. Recently I gave it a try… Continue reading Roasted Eggplant
Cauliflower is a vegetable I like but for some reason I forget to buy it more often. Making it into easy and different side dishes like this one will definitely help me keep it in mind. Ingredients: 1/2 head of cauliflower 1/2 of a Vidalia onion, chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon coconut… Continue reading Cauliflower Rice