Posts Tagged 'Side Dishes'

Creamy Broccoli Salad

Ingredients (Use organic where possible)

 4 cups fresh broccoli florets, (about 2 medium heads)
½ cup shredded carrots
¼ cup diced red onion
2 large apples, finely chopped
½ cup pecans, coarsely chopped
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup Trader Joe’s Organic Mayonnaise
½ cup Siggi’s strained non-fat plain yogurt*
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 Tablespoon Stevia
¼ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine broccoli, carrots, red onion, apples, pecans, and dried cranberries.
  2. To make the dressing: Whisk together mayonnaise, yogurt, ...
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Heirloom Tomato Salad and Feta Dressing

Ingredients (Use organic where possible)
Serves: 10 as a side dish

  • 4 lb assorted heirloom tomatoes
  • 7 oz feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chopped oregano
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • Himalayan salt and fresh ground pepper

Directions

Halve or quarter the smaller tomatoes and slice the larger tomatoes into thick slices. Arrange them on a serving plate, alternating sizes and color then top by sprinkling with salt and pepper.

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

Ingredients (Use organic where possible)

Makes 6 servings

  • 1 cup quinoa, well rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large English or 2 Persian cucumbers, cut into 1/4″ pieces
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

Directions

Bring quinoa, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a medium sauce pan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and ...

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Collard Greens with a Kick

Ingredients (Use organic where possible)

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3 slices Applewood smoked nitrate free bacon from TJs
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt
1 teaspoon pepper
3 cups chicken broth
1 pinch red pepper flakes
1 pound fresh collard greens, cut into 2-inch pieces

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add bacon, and cook until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, crumble and return to the pan. Add onion, and ...
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