Side Dishes Archive

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries (AIP, SCD)

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that makes me smile because… Cranberries! Combine those cranberries with Brussels sprouts and roast them in the oven just long enough to get them a little bit crispy on the edges and oh mama, I’m in heaven! I know everyone

Braised Romanesco with Onions, Olives, and Raisins (AIP, SCD)

I usually just prepare romanesco like I would ordinary broccoli, but cutting it before cooking it means that I’m the only one who gets to truly appreciate its other-worldly beauty. This recipe for braised romanesco with a sweet, salty, and savory mixture of onions, olives, and raisins

Citrus Cabbage Slaw (AIP, SCD)

This week’s new recipe for a citrus cabbage slaw is inspired by something I had while on vacation earlier this summer, but made even prettier (and more nutritionally diverse) by including purple cabbage and a couple big carrots, along with shredded green cabbage. It makes a refreshing

Asparagus & Garlic Scape Soup (AIP, SCD)

Nothing says spring more than a vibrant green asparagus and garlic scape soup! Use your choice of greens – kale, spinach, chard, or even mustard or dandelion greens – and make it creamy with either cauliflower or white sweet potato, depending on your preference and dietary need.

Pickled Radishes with Ginger and Garlic (AIP, SCD)

These quick pickled radishes are a treat for all of your senses… including your eyes! After just 30 minutes or so of chill time, the natural red pigment on the outside of the slices will infuse the brine with a hot pink hue that the white flesh

Curry Sweet Potato and Asparagus Salad (AIP)

This recipe is inspired by a Nepalese dish from a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin called “tarkari,” which I’ve since learned actually refers generically to spicy vegetable curry originating in the Indian subcontinent (thank you Wikipedia!). The restaurant is called Himal Chuli and I still make

Colorful Cauliflower Salad (AIP, SCD)

Purple cauliflower is the star of the show in this vibrant salad! Blanch it first to set the color, toss with dried cranberries or raisins for a bit of sweetness, then drizzle on some golden dressing and watch the magic happen with the acidity of the lemon

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetable Chips (AIP)

Any root vegetable can be made into an addictive snack with this simple recipe template. Here you see both orange sweet potato chips and parsnip chips, but feel free to mix it up by using beets, turnips, or even carrots. Of course, making your own snack chips

Celery Root and Carrot Salad (AIP)

If you feel a thrill every time the grocery cashier has to look up the code for your produce choice… you just might be a nutrivore! Celery root (also known as “celeriac”) is one that seems to get me those psychic bonus points for winning the “stump

Carrot, Fennel and Orange Soup (AIP, SCD)

The alternate name for this carrot, fennel, and orange soup is “Sunshine in a Bowl,” not only because it has the bright vibrant color of sun, but because it is absolutely packed with nutrients that will perk you right up… even on a cold and dreary January
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