Category Archives: Side Dish

Beet and Parsnip Latkes

Latkes are one of my favorite fall/winter foods. They’re very versatile and the traditional potato and onion can be exchanged for pretty much any firm vegetable. I like sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, and purple potatoes in any combination, with or … Continue reading

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Marinated Artichoke Heart Salad

I’ve made this twice recently, serving it with lamb shoulder blade steak. I love the Greek inspired flavors and using the oven dried cherry tomatoes from my garden. I used the olive oil I preserved the cherry tomatoes in and … Continue reading

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Mexican Cauliflower “Rice”

I had take out Mexican food the other night for dinner (pork in red sauce) and since I couldn’t eat the side of rice that came with it, I made my own version with grated cauliflower.  I didn’t have fresh … Continue reading

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Grain Free Croutons

My mom requested “White bread” croutons as well as cornbread croutons for her stuffing so I threw this recipe together this afternoon. It turned out better than I expected. 1 1/2 cups almond flour 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup garbanzo-fava … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Cornbread Croutons

Stuffing in my favorite Thanksgiving side dish. This year I offered to make croutons for my mom so I could eat it. I read through half a dozen recipes online and came across someone’s ingenious idea: spreading the dough out … Continue reading

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Quinoa Zucchini Pancakes

I made these for breakfast last week and liked them so much I also made them for dinner. I used previously frozen and then thawed zucchini or summer squash but fresh would work as well. The pancakes are dense and … Continue reading

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Black Bean Chili

The tail end of a typhoon blew in yesterday so it was perfect weather to make chili. I used black beans my mom grew and dried as well as an onion from her garden. I often add a half pound … Continue reading

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