salads and sides

Beet, Carrot and Pomegranate Salad

by heidi December 17, 2013
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Winter brings with it a lot of amazing things. Snowflakes and holiday parties with sparkly shoes are some of the best. Puffy coats that make me feel like Randy in A Christmas Story thanks to ridiculously cold sub-zero temps, not so much. Those freezing temps? They can go find somewhere […]

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5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

by heidi November 14, 2013
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You know that thing about Thanksgiving? That thing that everyone’s talking about? No, not that the 5th Avenue slick thinkers have yet to figure out how to turn T-day into a money making marketing machine like Halloween and Christmas. No, I’m talking about how everybody is talking about how Thanksgiving […]

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Autumn Couscous Salad

by heidi November 5, 2013
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Salads seem like such a summer thing, but I’m bucking the perception with my version of one of my favorite fall salads. Say hello to butternut squash and fall flavors touched by a tart pucker in my ode to Whole Foods Market’s Autumn Couscous Salad. The view from the window of […]

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Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing and Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

by heidi October 22, 2013
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This post is sponsored by Tabasco as part of its 10-Ingredient Challenge. Thanks for supporting companies I believe in, which allows me to create more unique content and recipes for you. Adults love it, kids loathe it. For better or for worse, spinach is a mainstay super food that just cannot be […]

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Thai Coconut Cauliflower

by heidi October 10, 2013

Spinach, I love. Broccoli, bring it on. But cauliflower? I can usually leave it at the kitchen door. I’m DEFINITELY a late convert to this cruciferous’ fan club. So what made me cross the picket line? Well, it has to do with a favorite flavor addition which totally made my […]

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