Category Archives: Side Dish

Avocado Egg Salad

Even though I have no reason to dye eggs for Easter, I associate the holiday with egg salad and deviled eggs, two things I seldom make or eat at any other time of year. Last night I boiled eggs and … Continue reading

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Grain Free Almond Tortillas

Since I went gluten free two years ago I’ve satisfied a lot of my cravings for bread with corn tortillas. Fish tacos especially have been a staple in my diet. Now that I’m grain free I’ve been looking for a … Continue reading

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

I love things I can throw together, stick in the oven, and forget about for 20-30 minutes. This dish was simple to prepare yet tastes like I spent a long time on it. I like my cooked veggies to retain … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Root Vegetables

For the past month I’ve been living on roasted root vegetables. It’s very convenient to have a bowl of already roasted veggies in the refrigerator so I can make quick meals or side-dishes with them. They make a gorgeous breakfast … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad

When I was eating 9 cups of veggies a day, I got used to eating large quantities of fresh vegetables and found I missed it when I switched to a diet that didn’t require so much food. I’ve been satisfying … Continue reading

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Sesame Ginger Slaw

On my new eating plan I need to eat 3 cups of sulfur rich veggies a day, this includes cabbage and onions. One of my favorite ways to prepare cabbage and onions is in coleslaw. Usually I make a spicy … Continue reading

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Liver Puree with Cranberries

I’m seeing a new doctor who specializes in functional/integrative medicine, where they look at treating the whole body rather than simply focusing on symptoms of disease. My MD suggested I check out Terry Wahls’ website and switch to her eating … Continue reading

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Creamy Dairy Free Polenta

I made a really fantastic beef and beet ragu tonight and instead of serving it on quinoa pasta, I decided to make polenta. I happened to have my favorite brand of dairy free cheese on hand (Daiya mozzarella cheese shreds) … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Spicy Sweet Potato Gratin

The problem with not driving and not having a grocery store within walking distance is that I run out of staples. The good thing about running out of staples is that I become an even more creative cook. LOL! This … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Vegan Pita Bread

I roasted an eggplant the other day and made Baba ghanoush with it. It was as fantastic as I remembered, and made even more so by a drizzle of pomegranate molasses. Baba ghanoush cries out for pita bread, though. I … Continue reading

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