Category for Side Dish

Coleslaw with Cabbage, Apple and Jicama in Asian Dressing


  Cole slaw can be a quick and easy way to get in a serving of vegetables while in a hurry, but when concocted with some creativity, it can achieve the status of a vegetarian

Baked Mac & Cheese with Veggies (Gluten-Free)


Macaroni and cheese has to be America’s most beloved comfort food. I am not talking the out-of-the-box powdered cheese kind. I mean the creamy, heavenly, sinfully rich variety that gets baked in the oven

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Nopales Salad


I am a potato salad lover, the old fashioned mayonnaise laden white potato kind, and I come from a potato salad loving family. I know that it’s not the healthiest choice at a picnic



Calabacitas: one of the recipes I’ve been longing and dreading to post. The squash and corn mixture is one of my favorite meals, but it’s also simple to cook and each region and every

Braised Brussel Sprouts with Apples, Dried Cherries and Bacon


Brussel sprouts are enjoying a new popularity thanks to the Paleo diet. If you roast vegetables, you know they come out tasting amazing — crispy on the outside and tender inside with flavor enhanced,

Roasted Romanesco


It looks like green cauliflower from outerspace, but in actuality romanesco is a naturally occuring mathematical wonder. The spirals that form the head of the romanesco broccoli are a Fibonacci number sequence, meaning that

Holiday Fruit Salad


A Christmas morning tradition in my family ever since I can remember has been a bowl of crisp fruit salad that mixes the freshest fruit of the winter season with chopped dates and crispy

Roasted Curried Cauliflower


It’s unusual that something so tasty is also so simple to make. Cauliflower, which may be one of the most underrated vegetables in the world’s garden, is finding popularity now more than ever since

Gluten-Free Scalloped Yucca


If food this creamy and delicious could always be this simple, cooks everywhere would be smiling. For me, this recipe was a natural to think of because I love yucca. With its anti-inflammatory properties,

Bread Stuffing Made with Van’s Gluten Free Waffles


As promised, I am providing plenty of options for gluten-free stuffing this Thanksgiving. In this recipe, I combine some ideas that came from a La Brea Bread stuffing recipe the L.A. Times ran more