Posts Categorized: Side Dishes and Vegetables

Roasted Yam & Cauliflower Mash

by: fabiola in: Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Roasted Yam & Cauliflower Mash

This is another one of things I heard about a while ago but just ended up trying, and I am so happy I did! The addition of the cauliflower made for a sweeter, creamier version of mash pots, and I fell in love. I’m pretty sure this how I will …

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Maple Mashed Yams with Toasted Walnuts, The Ultimate Oregon Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

by: fabiola in: Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Maple Mashed Yams with Toasted Walnuts, The Ultimate Oregon Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

This is my savory side! I enjoy combining sweet and savory to get a balance of flavors, as with this dish. You can’t go wrong with a little maple syrup to be a little more indulgent on turkey day. Because it honestly just felt right, always go with your gut …

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Roasted or Grilled Brussel Sprouts with Lemon, Garlic, and Parmigiano Reggiano

by: fabiola in: Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Roasted or Grilled Brussel Sprouts with Lemon, Garlic, and Parmigiano Reggiano

I know brussel sprouts have a bad rap in the world, and everyone is plain wrong about these little guys.  Seriously!  They are wonderful, tasty little cabbages that need a little love and can make a meal wonderful and healthy.  Yes, even when you grate Parm cheese on them.  It’s …

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Grilled Cauliflower

by: fabiola in: Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Grilled Cauliflower

I think we all love grilling in the summer. It can super simple or complicated. But it takes us outside, away from the hot oven, and into the less dishes arena. I am a fan of that. Even though for this side dish I do use my grill pan thingy. …

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Rajas con Crema, Poblano Peppers in a Cream Sauce

by: fabiola in: Entrees, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Rajas con Crema, Poblano Peppers in a Cream Sauce

I realize I do not need to interpret every recipe in the title but I just like everyone to know exactly what they may be feasting their eyes on, you know?  I want to know so I assume others do as well.  And if nothing else you are becoming food …

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Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

by: fabiola in: Entrees, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

Did you know Risotto is a cooking technique, not a dish? Think of it as an Italian way to cook a particular grain of rice, which is arborio, a short grain rice variety. Risotto by definition is made by cooking the rice in a pan with onion and olive oil. …

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Peanut Butter Hummus, the other half of the story…

by: fabiola in: Appetizer, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Snacks, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Peanut Butter Hummus

You know we all love a good hummus as a great snack for the kids, us, and anyone who may stop by.  It’s a great source of protein, good fats, and just plain good.  I hardly ever have tahini on hand so a few years ago when I saw you …

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