9 results for tag: Sides

Norwegian Cauliflower Soup

When I was in Norway this year, I had the most delicious cauliflower soup and it inspired me to come home and make it. This cauliflower soup is beautiful, creamy, and delicious. Add some pesto or infused oil as garnish to take your soup to the next level. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup ... More

Zucchini Boats

Zucchini boats are so much fun to serve in the summer.  They look and taste wonderful, delivering lots of nutrients with very few calories.  This is a family favorite. Ingredients: 2 fresh zucchinis 2 fresh ears of corn 2 garlic gloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried dill 1/4 fresh red chili pepper, finely minced (optional... More

Hasselback Potatoes with Herbs

I love this unique way of baking potatoes.  It must be my Scandinavian heritage as this method originated in Sweden, but I think these are so fun and oh so delicious.  Originally Hasselback potatoes were topped with butter, nuts, and breadcrumbs, but I like mine topped with olive oil, herbs, and vegan parmesan cheese.  Give ... More

Amazing Quinoa Tabouli

Tabouli is a wonderful, “out-of-this-world” salad.  I especially like it on hot summer days.  There is something about it that just tastes so refreshing.  It also delivers quite a nutritional punch.  I sometimes serve it with pita bread, sometimes as a side dish, but most frequently just by itself.  Enjoy! Ingredien... More

Split Pea Soup

Split pea is a very nutritiously dense legume.  One that should be added to a healthy diet due to its many health benefits.  The most common way to eat split peas is in a split pea soup.  Here is a totally plant based version.  I love this soup. Ingredients: 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large ... More

Kale Chips

This is probably my favorite way to eat kale and it is super easy to make.  I always make several batches, as I want some left over for another day, but I rarely have any to save.   This is a much healthier snack than store bought chips, and so much better for you. Ingredients: 1 bunch of Kale 1-2 tablespoons olive ... More

Fantastic Breakfast Potatoes

This is one of our favorite Sunday morning breakfast items.  The herbs make these potatoes taste so fresh.  We eat these year around, but they are the most flavorful in the summer months when the herbs are plentiful.  Be creative, use the herbs you have on hand!  I even include a little mint, which adds another level of ... More

European Potato Salad

Potato salad is such a perfect food for a hot summer day.  This is a super simple version, used in several European countries, and one that we frequently use in our home.  Bursting with the flavor of fresh herbs, it is a delightful addition to any meal.  Left overs can be heated in a skillet for breakfast the next day! ... More