Category Archives: Side dishes

Healthier Chinese takeout (Asian slaw & orange fried chicken)

Happy Sunday evening all! Sorry it’s been so long. The weeks have been filled with Christmas prep, some time away, and the rest of life that keeps us so busy 😉 I’ll preface this post by saying this dinner was … Continue reading

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Beet & quinoa salad

After another fantastic visit to The Enjoy Centre in St.Albert…I was on a mission to recreate a beet and quinoa salad I had at lunch from the Prairie Bistro. I googled a few and found a few ideas. I modified … Continue reading

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BLT Chicken salad

This was as delicious as it sounds! Pinned this from perrysplate.com 1. Roasted thin pieces of chicken strips in the oven. Lightly seasoned with olive oil, s & p, herbs. Or sauté. 2. Heated skillet and added 6 pieces of … Continue reading

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Roasted broccoli

I’m really excited to share this one. Am wondering if I’m the only person in the world who hasn’t tried this??? It’s fantastic! Found this on pinterest and it came from Barefoot Contessa (of course!) Preheat the oven to 425 … Continue reading

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Stuffed mushrooms

We Love mushrooms in this house! This is one appetizer/side dish I always forget about but it’s super easy and SO good! This is a great dish to take to a potluck or party for an appie as you can … Continue reading

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Zucchini with Quinoa stuffing

Found this recipe on Real Simple online … made a few changes. It was a BIG hit with the family. Zucchini and Quinoa is something we ALL enjoy so this worked out well. Ingredients: 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked … Continue reading

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Cobb Salad

Found inspiration for this updated/more healthy version of the classic Cobb Salad from blogs.babble.com I made some changes myself … and it turned out DeLish! I made this amount for about 2 servings .. you can double it for more. … Continue reading

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