Posts Tagged ‘side dish’

Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Adding sliced almonds and scallions transforms plain old brown rice into a side dish that’s a bit more special, fun, tasty and nutritious.  Sliced almonds add texture and crunch, while sliced scallions add a refreshing bit of green, oniony spice, and tang to keep the dish fresh.  Just two quick and simple additions really help pep up a brown rice side dish.
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Asparagus and Peas

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Sauteed Asparagus and Peas

Sauteed Asparagus and Peas

Asparagus and Peas

Here’s a quick and wonderful side dish to utilizing fresh, green spring produce.
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Sautéed Spinach

Friday, August 26th, 2011
Sauteed Spinach

Sauteed Spinach

Sautéed Spinach

Sautéed spinach is a very easy, quick, and healthy side dish to prepare.  The same technique can by applied to cooking chard and kale as well, they just take a bit longer to cook.
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Prosciutto and Melon

Friday, August 19th, 2011
Prosciutto and Melon

Prosciutto and Melon

Prosciutto and Melon

For an easy appetizer, side dish, or light lunch a plate of prosciutto and melon is a great summer treat.
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Nutty Seeded Rice

Thursday, August 4th, 2011
Seeded Rice

Seeded Rice

Nutty Seeded Rice

Adding nuts or seeds to brown rice increase the protein of the dish and adds extra nutrients.  It also offers an added crunch.  Cooking the seeds with the rice softens them a bit, making the texture a bit more similar to the rice.  Garnish with chopped parsley to accent the dish with some green.
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