Side Dish Recipes

The best dishes are the side dishes! The majority of people don't appreciate these nutrient-dense workhorses of healthy meals, but choosing the appropriate side dish really requires very little more preparation for a significant health benefit. Of course, making the appropriate side dish selection is crucial. For instance, a wonderful method to gradually include more fruits and veggies into your diet is to serve them as a side dish or two. Another thought? After you've sliced the veggies, roasting them doesn't take much hands-on time, so you can get your other dishes ready.

Vegetarian Kebabs Marinated

Vegetarian Kebabs taste great and I make this recipe over the summer months of January and February where  I live in New Zealand, its when I can pick plenty of fresh eggplants. These could be cooked outdoors over a barbecue...

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Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Frittata

Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette or crustless quiche or scrambled eggs, enriched with additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses, or vegetables. The word frittata is Italian and roughly translates to "fried".  

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Tofu and Spinach Pie

These little spinach pies are one of my favourite recipes, especially if we are entertaining friends or family. They are a great lunchbox filler and so healthy to. Try them, the kids like them as well, at least most of...

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Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

Now here is a very tasty gluten-free offering. A sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and a drizzle of olive oil transform tomatoes into the perfect side dish. Or just try sandwiching them between slices of your favourite gluten-free bread. This is...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Why do people avoid Brussels sprouts? I think it is the odour that makes them unpalatable for some. The odour is of no concern to me, if you like sauerkraut like me then these green gems are no problem.

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Green Beans With Garlic Butter Sauce

Do you eat frozen beans? Try fresh beans, much tastier and better for your health. Green beans are a very healthy vegetable, and this dish is a welcome change from regular steamed green beans which you may well eat. You...

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