Category Archives: sides

radicchio & orange salad

Here’s another treat from our Easter meal (I know, I know, that was a while ago at this point!).  I wanted a salad that was something a little special, but have no access to lovely things like arugula, mizuna, or … Continue reading

Posted in dairy-free, garden, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, salads, sides, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

gravlox (cured salmon)

Many months ago, I’d seen a recipe for gravlox, or cured salmon, on a blog somewhere, and have kept the idea in the back of my mind ever since.  I’m fortunate enough to live near the Copper River during the … Continue reading

Posted in dairy-free, entrees, fish & seafood, gluten-free, Nourishing Principles, refined sugar-free, sides | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

teff pancakes with cashew cream

When I first noticed this idea in a cookbook, I just stared at the picture, thinking “really?”.  It seemed like a slightly strange idea, using miniature pancakes with a topping for a savory appetizer….  Why not just use crackers?  But, … Continue reading

Posted in breads, dairy-free, entrees, fish & seafood, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, sides, vegan, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

a deviled egg (for amy)

I love all the hard-boiled eggs that come with Easter. As a kid, we’d always get together with cousins after church for a big family dinner and, later on, an Easter egg hunt. It wasn’t till much later in life … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast & brunch, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, sides, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

an ethiopian dinner

You know how sometimes a certain food gets stuck in your head, and you want to make it, and you plan to make it, and you have the recipe you want to use, but for some reason it takes you … Continue reading

Posted in breads, dairy-free, entrees, refined sugar-free, sides, vegan, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

everday dal with caramelized rice

One of the first ethnic foods I remember making was a brown lentil dal over a rice pilaf, spiced with cinnamon & cloves, and studded with raisins.  Growing up, my mom’s cooking did not tend towards any ethnic cuisines, and … Continue reading

Posted in beans, dairy-free, entrees, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, sides, vegan, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

garlic roasted brussel sprouts

Simple is good.  In fact, simple is wonderful.  Simple does not mean boring or tasteless, and it doesn’t have to be a last resort when all else fails.  When done well, a simple meal can be every bit as good … Continue reading

Posted in dairy-free, garden, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, sides, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments