Category Archive: Sides

Quinoa Cakes with Tahini Yogurt Dip

This was an amazing pairing of 2 great recipes. Perfect for dinner, lunch, parties, experimenting, or whatever. The quinoa cakes recipe, from Love and Olive Oil, was specifically recommended to me by a… Continue reading

Parsnip Cabbage Gratin

In general, if food is white it means that it’s empty, with the noted exceptions of parsnips, cabbage, garlic, and onion (and cauliflower and a few others I’m sure, but they’re besides this… Continue reading

Ricotta Toast with Kalamata Olives and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Sometimes you throw something together while you’re waiting for whatever it is you’re actually cooking to be done, finally, and it ends up being so good that you make it your dinner instead!… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Muffins

I googled ‘sweet potato’ and ‘yogurt’, since that’s what I had in my fridge that needed to be eaten, and got this recipe from Kitchen Space. I changed it somewhat, as per usual,… Continue reading

Tuna, Black Bean Quesadillas with Zucchini and Mushrooms

Really I just googled “tuna, black beans” and this recipe for quesadillas came up – which I didn’t follow, but which was enough to inspire me to make what I did: Sautéed chopped… Continue reading

Kale Pesto

This recipe I got from the amazing Food 52. I had a bunch of basil left over from the delicious eggplant parm and so obviously thought of pesto, but then wanted something a… Continue reading

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Wow this one was good! I got the recipe from Food and Wine Magazine – the actual magazine, from the subscription from my lovely brother! Anyway, I’ve never tried to make traditional eggplant… Continue reading

Wasabi Sesame Broccoli

This was another one of those situations where I was like “I have all this broccoli, what should I do with it (that doesn’t involve going to the grocery store)?” Enter this recipe… Continue reading

Root Vegetable Gratin

This was yet another opportunity to use parsnips instead of potatoes, with delicious results!! I got the recipe from Taste Food, and, with the one obvious exception, followed it! Except I think I… Continue reading

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese

You know what makes everything better? Goat cheese – even leftover roasted beets that have been sitting in my fridge for days become exciting and new again! I sort of took this one… Continue reading