Category Archives: Sides

Spagetti Squash Au Gratin

I love pinterest.  A lot.  But so many of the recipes I can’t have any more.  The doctors put me on a low (read: almost no) carbs diet.  So when I find a low/no carb recipe that looks good I … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Dip

This spring was a very cold and wet spring.  That meant that our garden was very slow in taking off.  It was just really getting going, and then it snowed this weekend. We got our first eggplant off the plant … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Roasted Beet Salad with Feta

Yesterday we had a very special guest over for dinner–my sister’s boyfriend.  It was the first time we got to meet him so it was very exciting.  Paige wanted me to work my culinary magic to impress him, and I … Continue reading

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Felafel and Cucumber Dill Sauce with Variations

I don’t think I will ever forget the first time I had felafel.  That day changed my culinary horizons, it was a revelation.  The humble Felafel and Fries in Adams Morgan in DC still holds a place of great esteem … Continue reading

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Lentil Risotto (Daal)

For some reason I had an urge to have lentils tonight.  I was walking through the grocery store and noticed them, and suddenly had to have them.  Hey, for once I was craving something healthy!  So I got a bag … Continue reading

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Stovetop Honey Rosemary Carrots

I love to make  honey rosemary carrots when I want something sweet but that I can still call healthy.  I wasn’t familiar with this concept as a child that I remember, but I fell in love with them at the … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries

These things are DELICIOUS!  I got the recipe in one of the hand outs when I first started weight watchers years ago.  It has remained one of my very favorites for years.  It is super simple, very healthy, and a … Continue reading

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