Side Dishes Archive

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

Roasted Turnip Hummus (AIP)

This roasted turnip hummus is for everyone who has looked at a couple big turnips in their CSA box and thought they looked about as appealing as a couple of big rocks. Or for anyone who wants to sneak more vegetables and more diversity of vegetables into

Broccoli and Butternut Squash Soup (AIP, SCD)

If your favorite way to eat broccoli is smothered in cheese sauce, then this recipe is for you! It is dairy free, but is a pretty good AIP-friendly representation of the cheddar broccoli soup… though much more nutrient dense. The yellow color comes from vitamin A rich

Lemongrass & Ginger Daikon Radish Salad (AIP, SCD)

A restricted diet, even one like AIP which doesn’t allow nightshades or seeds, doesn’t need to be bland… if you are creative with the foods you are able to eat! This innovative daikon radish coleslaw has a complex flavor that is equal parts refreshing, sweet, and intense.

Baked Pumpkin with Apples and Cranberries (AIP, SCD)

These precious little sugar pumpkins are irresistibly cute, and tasty too! Stuffed with apples and dried cranberries, they are a trifecta of autumnal flavors packaged into one and seasoned with a bit of bacon. A cross between a dessert and a savory side dish, they would be

Kabocha Squash Fries (AIP, SCD)

No, these kabocha squash fries aren’t really fried, but trust me when I tell you that you’ll love them anyway. If you ask me, the crown jewel of the winter squashes is the brilliant orange fleshed kabocha squash with an edible green peel, especially when cut into

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks (AIP, SCD)

There’s nothing quite like steaks on the grill… especially when they are cauliflower steaks! Enjoy them as an accompaniment to something meaty, or put them right in the center of the plate for a show stopping main dish that your vegan friends can enjoy along with you.
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