Category Archive: Sides

Asiago Prosciutto Rice Stars with Pesto Dipping Sauce

My original plan was to make these shaped like footballs, as in the recipe from Hungry Happenings, since I was bringing them to a Super Bowl party. But I didn’t have a football-shaped… Continue reading

Crispy Coconut Kale, Sweet Potatoes, and Salmon with Coconut Rice

Four recipes in one!  Curtesy of Food52.  Seriously, you can make any of these separately, but they’re so good together because the mild coconut flavor brings them all together and creates a wonderfully… Continue reading

Macadamia-Ricotta Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Ham

The original recipe from Nom Nom Paleo calls for these to be wrapped in prosciutto instead of ham, which I’m sad we weren’t able to do – but only because then the title of this… Continue reading

Avocado Beet Salad with Kumquat Vinaigrette

Here’s another recipe living on my Pinterest for seven months that got to surface for my dinner party with Rebecca. It was somewhat time-consuming and prep-requiring, but my brother who hates beets (a… Continue reading

Chunky Butternut Squash Sage Soup

I bought butternut squash and sage, assuming there would be a great recipe out there that I could use them for. I found this recipe from Epicurious that looked easy enough, just: –… Continue reading

Caramelized Onion Avocado Dip

I wanted to make a dip for my company holiday party pot luck, mainly because I was so happy with the Cranberry White Cheddar dip from my own holiday party, but of course… Continue reading

Baked Cranberry and White Cheddar Dip

This dip sounded super festive and unique, so I decided to make it for my holiday party. However, when I described it to my mom she had concerns – namely that the cranberries… Continue reading

Carrot, Parsnip, and Fennel Soup

Can you tell I had leftovers from Thanksgiving? Fortunately I found this great recipe from Mostly Foodstuffs that called for all of them, and not much else! Here’s what you do: – Chop… Continue reading

Roasted Carrots, Parsnips, and Fennel with Orange

I was going to my cousins’ for thanksgiving again and was struggling to find an inspiration of what to make. Then I got this idea in my head of vegetables with roasted orange,… Continue reading

Shaved Carrot Salad

My wonderful friend Casey invited me to dinner at her parents’, and her dad showed me this great salad that is simple, different, and delicious. All you do is: – Finely shave a… Continue reading