Tag Archives: Side Dishes

Carbonara Cauliflower Cheese

Can I eat this every day? I’ve had cauliflower cheese before but I have never been a fan. However, now I know the two most important things about making it amazing – roast the cauliflower and then add carbonara sauce … Continue reading

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Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salad

Perfect as a salad or a dip. This versatile dish is super easy to make because there is very little preparation required. If you can dice an avocado and a red onion then you can make this 🙂 I love all the … Continue reading

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Beetroot, Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad

Healthy eating required after the holidays? Salad is often the first choice when people are looking for lighter food options. However, there is no law against salads with a lot of flavour. This dish uses a tiny amount of blue … Continue reading

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Holidays are coming: Alternative Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas will soon be here, so thought I would share a few alternative side dishes for those who like to plan their menu in advance. Any of these would also make ideal plates to take if you are … Continue reading

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Curried Egg Salad in Lettuce Cups

Perfect for lunch or even a BBQ side dish. Eggs are such a versatile food – you really can eat them for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This delicious egg salad is easy to make and super tasty. I love curry … Continue reading

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Tuna, Sweetcorn and Rice Salad with Chilli Vinaigrette

Simple and delicious. This salad is perfect as a side dish for a BBQ, or on its own if you are looking for a lighter option for lunch. Tuna and sweetcorn is a classic flavour combination and works really well … Continue reading

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Moroccan Roasted Cauliflower with Chickpeas

Super tasty. This delicious side dish is the perfect alternative to roast potatoes or other stodgy vegetables. I know I only posted a cauliflower recipe a couple of weeks ago, but I’m really enjoying eating it in these different formats. The Moroccan … Continue reading

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Alternative Side Dish: Cranberry and Walnut Rice Pilaf

Easy and pretty. If you don’t want to serve the traditional roasted vegetables with your Christmas meal, perhaps try this instead. It is also ideal if you are asked to bring a plate to a gathering because I bet nobody … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice with Jalapenos

Simple and spicy. I often wonder what to serve as a side dish when we have Mexican food. Beans and salad are standard options but usually these also form some part of the main dishes too. My problem is now solved … Continue reading

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Home-made Oven Chips

Baked not fried. In the UK these would be called Oven Chips. In Australia they are Hot Chips. In the USA they are French Fries – but as these aren’t fried that doesn’t seem like the right name to me … Continue reading

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