Post Tagged with: "vegetable sides"

Roasted Radish and Carrot Medley

I have always considered the radish just as a pretty garish for salad, not necessarily as a main vegetable. Boy, I have been missing out on an amazing flavor profile! Roasted radish taste nothing like its spicy, raw flavor. When roasted, the radish becomes delicate and sweet. If you’ve only been using radish in salads, [...]

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Apple and Goat Cheese Crostinis

Yep, summer is almost over and fall is on the way. Before you know it, the holiday season will be knocking on our door. For us, this means squeezing into last year’s holiday party apparel. Is there ever a time when we aren’t trying to diet? This recipe is the ideal mix-up to your salad [...]

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Fried Green Beans with Strawberry Dipping Sauce

These crispy bites have been popping up in restaurants over the past couple of years. We had always shrugged them off, but since they are our sister-in-law’s favorite, we decided to give them a try. After just one bite, we fell in love with these deep fried green beans; talk about delicious! And the dipping sauce [...]

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Garlic Lovers’ Roasted Broccolini

Looking to break away from your side dish norm of green beans and broccoli? Here’s a dark green side that puts a twist on your weeknight rotation. Broccolini is a cross between broccoli and kale and it can be found in your grocer’s produce section. This delicious vegetable is a natural hybrid of the cabbage family and [...]

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Chunky Guacamole

Did you know there are nearly 20 essential vitamins and minerals in one serving of avocado? Snack happy with our guacamole recipe – it’s packed with essential vitamins and minerals (plus a daily serving of fruit and veggies). Talk about one healthy snack! Serve it up our guacamole this football season with some homemade tortilla [...]

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Loaded Stuffed Peppers

Loaded potato skins are probably one of our favorite appetizers. We wanted to come up with a stuffed pepper recipe that would be more figure-friendly than a potato skins, but still mimic the flavors that we love. We hit the mark with these Loaded Stuffed Peppers and they’re guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser since you [...]

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Loaded Potato Bites

The potato. This starchy veggie can be made a million different ways and is readily consumed worldwide. We all have our favorites, be it mashed, baked or fried. Here’s a fun way to serve up starch at your cook out or pot luck. Not only are they adorable, delicious and easy to eat, they’ll easily [...]

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Strawberry & Watermelon Gazpacho

So you are probably wondering, what is gazpacho? I was curious too; I see it on menus all the time, but I was always too embarrassed to ask. It’s actually really simple – it’s just a chilled soup. It’s the perfect meal on a hot summer day. All you have to do is throw some [...]

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Broccolini Crunch

The broccolini in this side dish is vibrant. It’s roasted until just a little tender, but still fresh, with a little crunch. Add some salty cashews or pine nuts to the mix and you have one incredible dish. I love to serve this up as a special side during the holidays; it’s really delicious with [...]

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Mini Caprese Salad Skewers

Entertaining can be really easy when you are using Tastefully Simple products. This simple but elegant salad only took me about 5 minutes to put together.

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A Devilish Egg

Eggs.  Love them or hate them; the choice is yours.  They’re protein packed, but how do you cook with them?  A good morning egg scramble is one way to start your day. You can slice them up and enjoy them on a salad. Egg salad sandwiches are delish, but can get boring after awhile. What about a [...]

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Fig Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Autumn is peaking it’s head around the cornor and we’re beginning to look for those warm and comforting dishes. This side is sure to fit the bill. The hearty brussel sprouts paired with the sweet undertones of the fig are a perfect match. Roasting the figs deepens their warm, sweet flavors.

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Autumn Vegetable Medley

Sometimes we just need to veg out, literally! Have you ever craved a big bowl of veggies? Maybe after a day of just eating junk food? Yeah, us too and this recipe is perfect for one of those times. This recipe would also be a nice side dish for Thanksgiving.

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Heirloom Caprese Pizza

Nothing tops fresh, homemade pizza. Forget about delivery or store bought pizzas; make this amazing tasting fresh pizza instead. Want to spice things up even more? Learn how to make a tasty and attractive basil confetti to sprinkle on top. Yumo!

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Rosemary Fries

Summer is here and burgers are hitting the grill. What’s the burger’s favorite side kick? Oh yeah, you got it right – the FRY. I have one amazing Rosemary Fry recipe that will knock your socks off. You’ll never want to buy one of those bags of frozen fries again. My secret to the zesty [...]

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