Side Dishes
Holy Popping Cranberries (Batman) Just in Time for the Holidays by Chickpea

Holy Popping Cranberries (Batman) Just in Time for the Holidays by Chickpea

Making cranberry sauce from scratch is quite possibly the most enjoyable - and exciting - dish you’ll create in your kitchen this holiday season. If you’ve never been a fan of cranberry relish from a can, never fear and be free from that ban by creating fresh sauce with a plan and get cranberries popping...
Hallelujah Hummus with the Magic Bullet

Hallelujah Hummus with the Magic Bullet

Have you ever had fresh hummus? If not, you are missing out big time. Fresh hummus is light, fluffy, and simply delicious. You can scoop it up with veggies, crackers, pita, or chips while watching football or have it for a quick afternoon snack in the office. It's a good go-to-dish when you have vegetarians...
Black bean, roasted corn, avocado, and red pepper salad with cilantro lime dressing

Black bean, roasted corn, avocado, and red pepper salad with cilantro lime dressing

It's that time of year when it's so hot outside all you want to eat is light refreshing food. Here is a simple bean veggie salad that is very tasty and colorful. It can be a main or side dish whatever you prefer. It's easy to make. Just mix together all the ingredients and add...
Moroccan Cauliflower "Couscous"

Moroccan Cauliflower “Couscous”

Every once in a while you strike upon a recipe that is so good you forget that you have any dietary restrictions. I know that I have achieved this when Watson--who gladly eats anything I prepare--makes a special request for an SCDiet meal. Such was the case with this Yogurt-Spiced Chicken recipe I found on...
Kale Week 2011: Kale with Bacon and Onions

Kale Week 2011: Kale with Bacon and Onions

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, kale has an impressive list of nutrients. Nutritionists gush about it. I, as you may know, am not a nutritionist. So while I can’t explain to you the finer points of kale’s carotenoids and flavinoids, I do try to do good research on the foods that I eat. See...