Archive for the ‘Sides’ Category

Caramelized Kiwi Salsa

This is the time of year when fresh tropical fruits are just so beautiful and refreshing.  My local grocery store has been having some really great deals on kiwi fruit and I thought the perfect way to use it up was in a simple and versatile salsa.

Citrus & Avocado Salad over Spinach

It is citrus season here in Texas, folks!  Right now I am all about citrus — and nothing to me sounds better than coming in from the heat and enjoying a refreshing salad.

Kale & Apple Salad with Cracked Black Pepper Dressing

The other day Jason and I visited The Cheesecake Factory and I had…you guessed it…cheesecake!  But that’s not all.  Despite how incredible their cheesecake is — the real highlight of my lunch was a kale salad.

Hurry-Up Spring Coleslaw

Haha you read that right!  Being a South-Texas native who recently moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — I can tell you — I want Winter to stop!  This every other day wintery mix or snow is a real pain in the butt.  For now I am going to enjoy this tasty slaw and cross my fingers […]

Simply Roasted Parsnips

I love parsnips — they are easily one of my favorite sources of a good carb.    I love them mashed.  But it’s easier to roast them, and that’s what I do most often.  Here’s a quick and easy way you can prepare them.

Brussels Sprout & Parsnip Hash

There’s nothing like a good breakfast hash.  You can make a hash out of anything, really.  In fact, I firmly believe that as long as you have a gooey egg yolk sitting on top — you’ve got a winner.  While a hash can be made with any extra or left-over veggies you have in the fridge, […]

Cabbage & Apple Slaw with Dried Cranberries

Maybe if I create and blog about a cool & crisp slaw the weather will change?  Maybe?  Probably not.  …but I’m willing to try it.  You can try it, too!

21DSD Cookbook — Fennel & Bacon Sweet Potato Salad

What a long title…but I must give credit where credit is due!  It’s recipe review time again — I planned my weekly menu full of dishes featured in the new 21 Day Sugar Detox Cookbook.  This potato salad has my heart, truly.  I absolutely fell in love with it — and figured I’d share the […]

Red Cabbage with Apples and Cranberries

Here’s a quick side dish for ya, folks.  Super simple and easy one; hope you enjoy!

Grilled Cauliflower with Lemon-Mustard Dressing

Well, it’s definitely grilling season again.  There’s just that feeling in the air.  The weather is warm and nothing sounds better than sitting outside to enjoy it.  I don’t know about ya’ll, but in Texas we do a lot of sitting outside!  The best way to do it?  With family, and lots of good food […]

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