Sides

Braised Cabbage

Braised Cabbage

Serves: 6 to 8

Time: 2 -1/2 hours

Difficulty: easy


I can’t believe how good this is! What is braising anyway? See here.

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Roast Tomatoes

Roast Tomatoes

Serves: 4 to 6

Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: easy


You may want to be light handed with the anchovies, because they are very salty.

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Zoodles: Zucchini “Noodles”
 
Cauliflower, Yam, and Carrot Puree

Cauliflower, Yam, and Carrot Puree

Serves: 6

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


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Guacamole

Guacamole

Serves: 3 to 5

Time: 8 minutes

Difficulty: easy


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Cara Cara Orange and Beet Salad

Cara Cara Orange and Beet Salad

Serves: 4

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


The Cara Cara oranges are so juicy and sweet right now in California. I’m coming up with every excuse to eat them.  

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Oven-roasted Eggplant with picadillo

Oven-roasted Eggplant with picadillo

Serves: 3

Time: 70 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


Roast eggplant wedges are great served with picadillo. You can also serve it as a side with lemon slices or a balsamic vinaigrette. Or, scoop out the flesh and use in other dishes.

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Oven-roasted Butternut Squash Fries

Oven-roasted Butternut Squash Fries

Serves: 4

Time: 60 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


My husband gladly chooses these over regular fries. Make sure they get a little crispy on the edges and soft in the center. Season as you like. We like to add a little spicy rub […]

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Tri-color-Quinoa-Stuffed Mushrooms

Tri-color-Quinoa-Stuffed Mushrooms

Serves: 4 to 6

Time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


This is great way to repurpose left-over quinoa.

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Cucumber Tomato Tahini Salad

Cucumber Tomato Tahini Salad

Serves: 4

Time: 8 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


This fresh palette cleanser is a perfect refreshing side to accompany a quick lunch. A few additions to the Trader Joe’s pre made Tahini Sauce and this salad is a big hit.

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