Recipes for Side dishes

Lemon Oregano Aioli with Spring Vegetables

April 25, 2013
Lemon Oregano Aioli

I recently served this delicious dip at the annual Cornucopia Institute Board Meeting in Minneapolis, MN. It is easy to make and oh-so delicious!

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Summer Squash Pasta Deliciosa

June 25, 2012
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This dish is the perfect showcase of my favorite summer veggies and is cooling and refreshing. I love it so much and could eat it every day. I served this dish at a cooking competition and won Grand Prize, Best Flavor and Most Locally Used Ingredients – all three prizes that were offered! I have served it at parties as well and everyone always raves.

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Gluten Free Coconut Crusted Chicken Nuggets

May 3, 2012
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This is a great gluten free recipe to replace those unhealthy nuggets from “you know where” and still get healthy protein and fat into your kids’ diet. Almond flour is incorporated into the mix to thicken and hold the nuggets together and then once formed, they are dusted with a mixture of almond flour and coconut flakes to create a golden crust.

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Creamed Corn (Demystified)

August 25, 2011
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I know it may sound anti-climactic, creamed corn. But, in this recipe, my friend Jo Reen initiates me in to forgotten tradition. Back in the day everyone had a corn stripper. A device made to remove corn in just the right way as to extract all the creamy goodness. Check this out and tell me what your experience was.

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Heirloom Tomato Basil Salad w/ Fresh Mozzarella and Olive Oil

August 12, 2011
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This recipe is so simple and delicious you can almost make it with your eyes closed. Tomatoes will be in full effect for the next few months so take advantage of their availability while you have the chance. Summer is the time to eat them and gain their medicinal effects.

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Cream of Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

July 17, 2011
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10 minutes to make from start to finish. What a cinch! …your guests will never know it as it tastes very gourmet and complicated. T his delicious soup is an easy summertime hit that is good consumed either hot or cold. If you have your own garden, you probably have more tomatoes that you know […]

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Garlic Soup [GAPS Friendly]

July 17, 2011
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GAPS diet friendly Garlic Soup.

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