Category Archives: Side Dish

Cold rice noddle salad in peanut sauce dressing

Cold rice noodle salad in peanut sauce dressing is an ideal dish when you are running late. Dressed in creamy and nutty peanut sauce, this Asian inspired salad is a must try! Get the Recipe: Cold rice noddle salad in peanut sauce dressing

Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese

Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese. A fun twist on the original made in less than 15 minutes! Get the Recipe: Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese

Pesto Risotto

Creamy Pesto Risotto made with arborio rice, chicken stock and basil pesto. This dish takes less than 40 minutes to make! Get the Recipe: Pesto Risotto

Yellow Pumpkin Raita/Dip

A cooling, sweet yet spicy roasted yellow pumpkin raita – a traditional south Indian recipe. Get the Recipe: Yellow Pumpkin Raita/Dip

15 minute Lemon Parmesan Brown Rice

Quick 15 minute Lemon Parmesan Brown Rice. A healthy side dish made with fresh squeezed lemon juice, Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Get the Recipe: 15 minute Lemon Parmesan Brown Rice

Baked Potato Pancakes

Crispy Baked Potato Pancakes stuffed with shredded potatoes, Parmesan cheese, onion, and garlic. Get the Recipe: Baked Potato Pancakes

Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts tossed with lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, and garlic. Easy side dish that can be made in less than 30 minutes. Get the Recipe: Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Watermelon and feta cheese salad!

I love feta cheese. I add it to most of my salads. Salty and sharp feta compliments sweet watermelon well. Sour onions add a beautiful crunch and fresh mint leaves add a lovely flavor and make all the ingredients come alive. A simple greek salad which is both sweet and savory and sure to make […]

Healthy Turkey Meatballs

Pan fried Turkey Meatballs served on a bed of wilted arugula and sauteed garlic mushrooms. A healthy dinner that can be made in 30 minutes! Get the Recipe: Healthy Turkey Meatballs

Healthy Cilantro Lime Rice

Healthy Cilantro Lime Rice. A quick and healthy side dish that can be made in less than 15 minutes! Get the Recipe: Healthy Cilantro Lime Rice

Creamed Corn Cornbread

A delicious spin on a classic recipe! From the original site: So here we are, the end of season 2…The recipes have been great! No better way to end it than with the perfect side dishes for Summer. We have 3 recipes, so let’s get right to it. What are we making? Creamed Corn, Creamed […]

“Fried” Green Tomato Stack

Crispy panko breaded green tomatoes layered with spring mix, bacon, corn and drizzled with blue cheese dressing. Get the Recipe: “Fried” Green Tomato Stack

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

This is the healthy version of the Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup which is made using cream however I’ve omitted the cream yet keeping the taste a priority. This soup can be served hot or cold along with bread / rice or pasta. From the original site: Here comes the “Long Weekend” and this surely […]

Sweet Potato Fries with Chili and Cheese

Melted cheese and meaty chili top sweet potato fries, for the best Chili Cheese Fries, whether you are a surfer or a snow boarder. From the original site: My son adores chili-cheese fries, especially when he is on vacation skiing. There’s something about spuds and chili that just hits the spot for lunch or dinner […]

Deconstructed Potato Salad with Smoky Fingerlings and Olive-y Dressing

I thought it would be fun to deconstruct a traditional potato salad, and serve it in a disheveled state. From the original site: I used some of the traditional things that go into potato salad, but treated them in a new way. The potatoes became fingerlings fried first in a skillet and finished in the […]

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers with potato,pea and spices make it very tasty and yummy. A delightful dish! Get the Recipe: Stuffed Bell Peppers

Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word […]

Stir Fried Raw Banana Curry

Raw Banana does not need much time to cook or soften so while cooking does not add too much water, otherwise it will mashed up. The nature of raw banana is very much similar to potato, the same bland taste, quick to cook and prone to blackening while left cut for a longer time. Also, […]

Pineapple Cream Cheese Salad

I love fresh fruits in salad, that sweetness and citrusy juices of fruits give flavors of salad a punch; Pear, Pineapple, Apple, Globe Grapes and Raw Papaya are few fruits that always make a delicious salad. Cream Cheese or Sour Cream has a zingy taste, which compliments sweetness of Pineapple perfectly, and crunchiness of vegetables […]

My Grandma’s Angel Biscuits

These tender, buttery flaky biscuits melt in your mouth. Perfect for breakfast smeared with jam, serving alongside soup or stew, or just slathered in butter by themselves, they’ll have you fighting your family just to eat the last one! Get the Recipe: My Grandma’s Angel Biscuits

Saffron Pomegranate Rice

This is a very quick, easy one pot meal, which can be made in a jiffy ( if you have the basic ingredients- saffron and pomegranate) when some unexpected surprise guests attack you. Also it looks beautifull- presented with the pomegranate airils and aroma of saffron. And no, it does not taste like sweet rice […]

Crab Cakes

Delectable delicious moist crab cakes! It is a perfect blend of spices that leave a little tang on your tang. Get the Recipe: Crab Cakes

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Quinoa Cakes

I love the flavors and textures in these Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Quinoa Cakes. These make great appetizers or snacks and pair great with a sour cream-Dijon dressing. From the original site: The cumin and rosemary pair well with the sweet potatoes in this dish, and the walnuts do, too. They also add a […]

Yogurt Pineapple Bread

This bread is Yogurt Pineapple loaf bread, originated from Hong Kong signature Pineapple buns with a layer of sweet butter dough on top as bread topping. However there is no pineapple in the ingredients. Pineapple was used in the name because the layer of sweet butter dough cooked to golden brown resembled the pineapple skin. […]