Posts Categorized: Side Dishes and Vegetables

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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Black Beans

by: fabiola in: Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
black beans

Who doesn’t love fresh homemade beans, black, pinto, chick, you name it, I love it.  There is something to be said for a food that low simmers all day or even just a few hours filling your home with the aroma of goodness.  Beans cooking reminds me of Mexico.  There …

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

by: fabiola in: Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Baked Sweet Potato Fries

The perfect way to start off summer is always a day of grilling accompanied by a good french fry.  I know it sounds silly but I believe it to be true.  Summer has arrived, even though it really hasn’t where I live, but if I am enjoying a feta stuffed burger, and …

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chipotle cabbage slaw

by: fabiola in: Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
chipotle slaw

With Fathers Day weekend around the bend, I thought it would be a great idea to prepare side dishes that would accompany any great grilling or BBQ festivities.  I love cabbage, I can eat it raw, cooked, in soup, or off the cutting board as I chop it all up. …

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