Category Archive: Sides

Blueberry Coconut Water Popsicles

I bought this cute little popsicle maker last summer because the one I already had made such big popsicles that, especially when I would make ones with avocado or other unusual ingredients, tended… Continue reading

Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Tomato and Pesto

I have a new toy!! And I’m so excited about it. It’s not like I have a ton of space for appliances, but spiralizing is one of the few things that you really… Continue reading

Guest Post: Blueberry Soup

My friend Meghan has been raving about this soup she made from Food 52, and now we get to benefit! Here’s what she says: The minute I saw this recipe for Blueberry Soup,… Continue reading

Kefir Ranch Salad Dressing

I haven’t talked about it much, but I’m pretty obsessed with homemade kefir these days. You don’t really need a recipe for kefir, you just need kefir grains (which are complexes of bacteria… Continue reading

“Green” Bean and Tomato Salad

First, a note: if you start with beautiful three-colored beans, do not do anything that involves blanching them (like this recipe from Ligonier Country Market) because the purple beans will lose their color!… Continue reading

Cabbage Packages with Ricotta and Mushrooms

Of course I was at the store and deliberately put back the savoy cabbage when I saw the regular, only to later choose a recipe from Waitrose that calls for savoy. But I… Continue reading

Kale, Broccoli, Chicken Salad with Yogurt Mustard Dressing

First of all, if you’re ever wondering what to do with your dejected broccoli stems, shred them up and put them in salad. They make a great replacement for cabbage in cole slaw,… Continue reading

Broccoli with Caramelized Garlic and Pumpkin Seeds

I was going to a Passover Seder at the home of a long-lost childhood friend who I would be seeing for the first time (except that then I ran into her on the… Continue reading

Halvah Bars

These bars really just taste like halvah, except that the texture is different, and they’re not as crazy sweet, so basically you can eat them for breakfast – or whenever – and not… Continue reading

Shaved Sweet Potato and Asparagus with Sausage Crumbles

I had read this thing about how good sweet potatoes and asparagus are for you, and then I went out and bought them, and then I wondered if there was anything I could… Continue reading