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Side Dish

  • Minimal Monday: Heirloom Parmesan Tomatoes | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Heirloom Parmesan Tomatoes

    The most delicious way to enjoy height of the season tomatoes is also the easiest…Heirloom Parmesan Tomatoes are ready in 10 minutes, and they go with everything.  Just a few simple…

  • Skinny Fries are crispy and delicious without the calories | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Skinny Fries

    These Skinny Fries are skinny in every sense of the word — thin and crispy, baked in healthy olive oil with lots of flavor and no salt — there’s no doubt…

  • Skinny Broccoli Salad

    Skinny Broccoli Salad is a healthier version of a potluck favorite, made lighter but just as yummy, with  a homemade Greek yogurt ranch dressing.…

  • 7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    Take your salad from so-so to stunning with these 7 tips — and when something looks this fabulous and fresh it’s a pleasure to serve, and even more fun to eat.…

  • Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    Broccoli Cheese Casserole is a classic side dish that gets a bad rap because generations of moms have resorted to canned soup, frozen broccoli, and mayo.  This version is closer to…

  • Wild Mushroom Polenta Packets recipe

    Wild Mushroom Polenta Packets

    Wild Mushroom Polenta Packets make an unforgettable side dish with chervil, tarragon and garlicky mushrooms over a bed of polenta, all wrapped up in neat little parcels that keep the aromas…

  • Jeweled Tabbouleh Salad

    Jeweled Tabbouleh

    My Jeweled Tabbouleh Salad is a healthy Mediterranean cracked wheat recipe studded with colorful, gem-like dried fruits and nuts. This festive no mayo whole grain salad is perfect for both holiday…

  • Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes topped with mini marshmallows are a fun side dish for any day of the week

    Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

    Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes are topped with mini marshmallows for an ooey gooey delicious fall and holiday side dish.  This recipe brings out the kid in everyone!…

  • Luscious end of summer Green Tomato Cobbler

    Green Tomato Cobbler with Buttermilk Biscuits

    Green Tomato Cobbler with Buttermilk Cornmeal Biscuits is a delicious savory cobbler that goes with any meal.   Tart green tomatoes form the base of this ultimate down home comfort food! Gather…

  • Healthy Vegetarian stuffed bell peppers

    Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers

    Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers is a vegetarian dish packed with the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean and tons of healthy protein ~ you’ll never dream Meatless Monday again! I can’t get seem…

  • New Potato and Egg Salad is the perfect side for so many summer meals.

    New Potato Salad with Eggs and Mustard

    New Potato Salad with Eggs and Mustard ~ this gutsy potato salad will up your hamburger and hotdog game all spring and summer, and will quickly become your new favorite ~…

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pomelo Salad

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pomelo Salad from the great Yotam Ottolenghi.  Wake up your next meal with this unique and healthy vegan salad.…

  • Honey Roasted Parsnips

    Honeyed Parsnips

    Honeyed Parsnips ~ If you need a last minute side dish that your dinner guests won’t have had before, try these honeyed parsnips.  Parsnips are the sweeter and creamier version of…

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate, a healthy side dish

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate is a super easy fall and holiday side dish that dresses up any table and will make Brussels sprout fans out of everyone!…

  • Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples 3

    Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples

    Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples ~ I love vintage recipes, they’re a great way to shake things up in the kitchen because they come to you complete with a whole different…

  • Mejadra from Jerusalemn

    Mejadra (from Jerusalem)

    Mejadra (from Jerusalem) ~ are you ready for some serious comfort food, Middle Eastern style?  Mejadra, (or Mujaddara) is a hearty vegan basmati rice and lentil dish that’s sustained Muslims, Christians,…

  • Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges 7

    Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges

    Asparagus roasted with blood oranges is a side dish that’s as easy and healthy and it is gorgeous.  I love the pretty combination of the fresh green with the blood oranges…

  • Delicious and Easy Red Onion Gratin

    Red Onion Gratin ~ this unusual gratin is perfect for any fall or holiday meal, the red onion bakes up soft and sweet in a cheesy sauce finished off with a…

  • Provençal Style Stuffed Onions

    Provençal Style Stuffed Onions are a wonderfully elegant and easy French inspired side dish that goes from holiday feasts to everyday meals. Onions are the workhorses of the kitchen and the…

  • Mushroom Risotto, the ultimate luxurious vegetarian meal!

    Easy Mushroom Risotto

    Mushroom Risotto ~ This is probably the most voluptuous risotto I’ve ever made.  Thick with both cultivated and wild mushrooms, enriched with cognac, beef stock, and mascarpone cheese, it’s pretty heady…

  • Sweet Potato Spears with Lemongrass Dip

    Sweet Potato Spears with Lemongrass Dip is a healthy appetizer or side dish that lets you indulge without the guilt ~  if you love sweet potato fries, you’ll love these! Do…

  • Pasta Salad with Tuna

    This Pasta Salad with Tuna is the classic pasta salad I grew up with, and it remains my favorite summer salad — it sounds simple, but the combination of flavors is…

  • Asparagus Gratin

    This Asparagus Gratin is a luxurious and comforting side dish with a decidedly French accent!  It’s equally good as part of a fancy feast, or a quiet dinner for two.…

  • Portobello Fries with Meyer Lemonnaise

    Portobello Fries with Meyer Lemonnaise —big slices of portobello mushrooms lightly coated in a buttermilk batter and fried until crispy ~ then dunked in a tangy lemonnaise! These fried mushrooms are…

  • Pan Seared Red Cabbage Wedges

    Don’t knock these uber simple Pan Seared Red Cabbage Wedges until you’ve tried them ~ this quick and easy side dish is not only healthy, it’s positively addictive!…

  • Authentic Middle Eastern Saffron Rice

    This Authentic Middle Eastern Saffron Rice is a simple pilaf made with saffron scented basmati rice, sultanas, and pine nuts.  It’s a versatile gluten free and vegan side dish. I’m excited…

  • Roasted Beet Biscuits

    Roasted Beet Biscuits are an unexpected treat — serve them with hearty soups and stews and prepare to get compliments! I loved the Sweet Potato Biscuits I made recently, and I…

  • Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts

    Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts ~ this easy side dish will convert any Brussels sprout hater in your family, guaranteed!…

  • Persian Jeweled Rice

    Persian Jeweled Rice is a spectacular rice pilaf topped with colorful gem-like fruits and nuts.  This popular Middle Eastern wedding dish is a celebration in itself ~ it’s gluten free, vegan,…

  • Shoestring Onion Rings

    Shoestring Onion Rings ~ super crisp and super thin, these little shoestring onion rings are everybody’s favorite side dish ~ we love to pile them on anything and everything!…

  • Indian Style Saffron Rice

    Indian Style Saffron Rice ~ this naturally gluten free basmati pilaf gets its golden color from saffron and turmeric, and lots of flavor and texture from pistachios, mustard seeds and coriander…

  • Minimal Monday: Provencal Tomatoes

    Provencal Tomatoes are a super easy and healthy side dish with that classic French panache ~ who thought something so simple could be so delicious? It’s Monday again, and those beautiful…

  • Brussels sprouts in a casserole for Brussels Sprout Gratin

    Brussels Sprout Gratin

    Brussels Sprout Gratin ~There are so many heavy hitter ingredients in this comforting side dish, it’s bound to be great.  The Gruyere cheese, Marsala wine, bacon, shallots, heavy cream and fresh…

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon on a baking sheet

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon ~ this is the most addictive way to prepare my favorite healthy veggie, and it’s so quick and easy!…