side dishes

Crunchy Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups vegetable broth 3 (2-inch) strips of lemon zest (see hints below) 1 ½ cups asparagus, sliced into ½ inch pieces 1 cup snow peas, cut in half ½ cup kohlrabi, peeled and sliced into thin strips ¼ cup radishes, thinly sliced 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. chopped…
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Cracked Farro and Broccoli Salad

Ingredients ½ cup semi-pearled farro Kosher salt 1 large egg yolk 3 drained oil-packed anchovy fillets 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar ½ teaspoon sugar ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 garlic cloves, peeled, divided ¼ cup grapeseed oil 6 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon dried oregano Freshly ground black pepper…
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Shaved Cauliflower Salad

Ingredients 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest ¼ cup fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon honey ¼ cup olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 10 ounces cauliflower florets, very thinly sliced lengthwise 1 Tbsp. plus 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast 2 cups (1-inch-wide strips) butter or romaine lettuce 2 cups curly endive,…
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Blood Orange and Grapefruit Salad with Cinnamon

Ingredients 2 large pink grapefruits 2 blood oranges ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. raw apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon of sea salt ¼ cup chopped fresh sage Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, for dusting   Instructions Keep the peel on the fruit to start, which makes slicing them into…
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Paleo Twice Baked Potatoes

Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes ½ cup cashews, soaked in water for at least one hour ¼ cup almond milk ½ teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of nutmeg Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Fresh thyme, for garnish   Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Poke the sweet potatoes with…
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Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash

Ingredients 2 lbs. butternut squash, cut into wedges or cubes 15 slices of bacon, cut in half 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon paprika Freshly ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Place squash in a bowl and sprinkle with chili powder, garlic powder, paprika,…
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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients About 3.75lbs. butter potatoes ¼ cup almond milk ¼ cup canned coconut cream 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper   Instructions 1. Fill a large pot with water and a sprinkle or two of salt. Bring to a boil. 2.…
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Paleo Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients For the cream of mushroom soup 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 3 cup mushrooms, chopped or sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon of sea salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 ¾ cup broth (chicken or vegetable) ½ cup coconut cream 2 Tbsp. tapioca starch   For the…
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Grilled Okra with Spicy Sumac Seasoning Salt

Ingredients 24 okra 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme 1 teaspoon sumac (look for sumac in spice aisle of specialty food store or Middle Eastern markets) ⅛ to ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¾ teaspoon salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil Instructions Prepare grill for high heat. In a small bowl, mix together thyme, sumac, cayenne and salt. Trim off…
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Butter Sauce

Ingredients 4 lbs. Brussels sprouts, halved 6 Tbsp. olive oil Celtic sea salt and pepper 3 cups fresh cranberries 3-4 Tbsp. pure maple syrup or honey 1 Tbsp. grated ginger 1 ½ teaspoon orange zest (could also use splash of orange juice) 2 sticks butter 2 Tbsp. chopped shallots or leeks ½ teaspoon fresh thyme…
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