Category: Sides

Roasted Beet and Lentil Salad

Roasted Beet and Lentil Salad

I guess I can see why some people aren’t down with beets. They’re a bit funky looking, and most people seem to have some unpleasant childhood beet memories. Just like peas, lima beans and brussels sprouts before them, beets get tossed in the mental “icky healthy food” bin…

Cranberry Ginger Relish

Cranberry Ginger Relish

Oh, heeeeeeyyyyyyyyyy guys! So I haven’t touched this blog of mine in over a month, AND I’m bringing you cranberry relish after Thanksgiving. I’m super on top of things. No worries. During that month I packed up all of our crap, moved to a new city (again), unpacked…

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Even though it was 80-some-odd degrees outside when I made this salad, I can safely say that I am now fully and officially into fall. My tea supply has been restocked. I got a new pair of fuzzy pajama pants. I’ve got my stack of Thanksgiving themed magazines…

Bacon Basil Cornbread Muffins

Bacon Basil Cornbread Muffins

This started off with such an innocent thought: I haven’t had cornbread in a while… From there my mind wandered to the mound of fresh corn in my fridge. Well I should definitely add some of that. But I can’t JUST add corn. What else… Crispy bacon? Sure….

Charred Corn Salad

Charred Corn Salad

Let’s consider this step one of incorporating real food back into my diet. A week of awesome vacationing/eating in San Diego was directly followed by a week of sickness/sleeping, during which the most solid food I ate was an antibiotic. Yesterday I was able to stand up long…