Vegetable Side Dishes

Vegetable side dishes appropriate for Real Food, Ancestral, Grain-Free, Weston Price, SCD, GAPS, Paleo, Primal and diets

Recipe: Paleo Pesto With Lemon and Arugula (SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I have a bumper crop of arugula this year that is coming in all at once. I had to use it or lose it so I thought I might as well make arugula pesto and freeze it! Even though I love arugula, there is only… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Angel Hair Pasta (SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I am so excited that I finally found a tool that makes very very thin, gluten-free and grain-free, angel hair pasta! This simple tool has revolutionized my menu! I love the julienned vegetables I can make with this simple tool, but the strands are more… Click to Continue →

Recipe : Fermented Rhubarb (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I was able to source organic rhubarb that looked very fresh. I was always curious about how fermented rhubarb would taste so that is what I decided to so with it. Cultured rhubarb would be good as a condiment on top of a salad or… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Roasted Fennel (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Fennel has be one one of my favorite vegetables. Quick and easy, it adds a wonderful sweet/savory dimension to any meal! I love it roasted by itself, as demonstrated here, or cooked in soups or stews. Fennel belongs to the Umbellifereae family and is closely… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Beet Greens – A Super Food

Recipe: Beet Greens – A Super Food post image

I love beets, but I used to throw the beet greens away or simply buy loose beets. Sometimes the greens can taste bitter – I have a solution for that! I didn't like messing with the greens which sometimes were limp and wet – not… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Sweetened Shoestring Root Vegetables (Paleo, GAPS, SCD, AIP) post image

It's a beautiful, clear, crisp fall day – one of those days that smell of the earth and soil. If you are eating seasonally this is the time for all those wonderful root vegetables! This past Rosh Hashonna – the Jewish celebration of the new… Click to Continue →

Recipe: 3 Ingredient Tomato Sauce in 12 Minutes! post image

If you have a home garden you must have an abundance of tomatoes coming in now – as I do. Although I love to eat them raw, I had so many I had to cook some of them. I quickly whipped up this amazing tomato… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Mango Avocado Relish (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Here is a way to add a healthy condiment to any protein. This Mango Avocado Relish adds good fats, vitamins and minerals to any fish, chicken or beef dish. I love the taste explosion that occurs when pairing mango with grilled wild salmon. This is… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Daikon Rice (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I've grown to love Daikon radish and I've used it is various ways. I've used it roasted and in soups and sauerkraut and hidden it in stews and gravies. Here is a way to make an interesting texture that reminds me of rice. I've added… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries (Paleo)

Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries (Paleo) post image

After a holiday meal I always have plenty of leftover sweet potatoes! These days there are so many different types of sweet potatoes to choose from! These sweet potato fries are a real treat and so healthy too! Be sure to use a good, clean… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Arugula with Bacon and Shallots post image

There is so much research on how nutritious leafy greens are – in fact I recently wrote about a new discovery of Why Leafy Greens are Great for Gut Bacteria. Beyond that, arugula has a lot of nutrition. Make sure you eat the leafy greens… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Recipe: Roasted Fingerling Potatoes post image

I don't usually eat white potatoes, but these organic fingerlings were beckoning to me at the farmer's market this week. Once in a great while I might eat white potatoes. Even if you don't tolerate them, your guests may really love them! These fingerlings fall… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Stuffing (AIP, SCD, GAPS)

Recipe: Paleo Stuffing (AIP, SCD, GAPS) post image

What would a Thanksgiving meal be without stuffing? It's actually easy to make a delicious grain free stuffing that everyone will enjoy! Eaten with savory roast turkey and gravy, it is a side that adds to a festive meal! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:32] Equipment Large fry pan (where… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Creamy, Spicy Kabocha Squash (Paleo, AIP, SCD, GAPS) post image

I just love to see all the winter squashes and pretty gourds this time of year! If you are grain-free or on a special diet, you can generally eat any winter squash and enjoy the starchiness. There are so many different ways to use a… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Broccoli Rabe with Shallots

Recipe: Broccoli Rabe with Shallots post image

I am so grateful that there is now an organic farm selling their fabulous produce at my local farmer's market! I visit every Saturday and I am never disappointed. There is always something new to try and all their produce looks so incredibly healthy! This… Click to Continue →