Category: Sides

Butternut Squash Risotto with Blue Cheese and Pancetta

Butternut Squash Risotto with Blue Cheese and Pancetta

All the best flavours of fall! This delicious dish combines sweet butternut squash, tangy blue cheese and crispy pancetta in a richly flavoured risotto. It’s getting dark early now, and for me that means one thing: it’s the season to curl up with a big […]

German Potato Pancakes

German Potato Pancakes

German potato pancakes, or Kartoffelpuffer, are crispy shredded potato pancakes similar to hashbrowns, but bound with egg.  Serve up this classic German street food with sour cream or applesauce for a cozy snack or side dish. A couple of years ago we travelled to Cologne, […]

Cauliflower Cheese Pie

Cauliflower Cheese Pie

Crispy hashbrown potato crust filled with a comforting mix of cauliflower, spinach, and warm melted cheese – cauliflower cheese pie is vegetarian comfort food at its finest. How this cauliflower pie came to be…. When I first went vegetarian at 13, I was given a […]

Italian Tomato Salad (Marinated Tomato Salad)

Italian Tomato Salad (Marinated Tomato Salad)

Garden fresh tomatoes marinated with red onion, garlic, and fresh basil and parsley.  This flavourful Italian tomato salad is a great side dish for any meal, or try them as a burger topper or on sandwiches!   For the last few weeks every time I […]

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Grilled Vegetable Salad

This grilled vegetable salad is an easy and flavourful side dish perfect for summertime grilling season.  My favourite grilling veggies, zucchini, eggplant, mushrooms red pepper, and onion are grilled on the BBQ then topped with pesto and crumbled goat cheese.   Is there anything better […]

Rainbow Thai Noodle Salad

Rainbow Thai Noodle Salad

This salad has plenty of fresh veggies and cold soba noodles all dressed in a Thai flavoured dressing.  Rainbow Thai noodle salad is a light and delicious plant based dish that works well as both a salad side and a light and healthy meal. It’s […]

Miso Eggplant

Miso Eggplant

Miso eggplant is a flavourful and easy side dish.  Oven roasted eggplant rounds are drizzled with a bright miso sauce made from miso, lime juice & rice wine vinegar.   I think eggplant is one of the vegetables I can just never get enough of.  […]

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Garlic parmesan asparagus is an easy and flavourful side.  Fresh asparagus spears are covered in garlic and parmesan cheese before being oven roasted to perfection. Do any of you get as excited about asparagus season as I do??  I can’t wait for it every year, […]

Homemade Falafel

Homemade Falafel

This is the BEST falafel I’ve ever eaten! Light and airy yet crispy falafel balls filled with herby garlic flavour made easily at home! Naturally gluten free and dairy free these homemade falafel. As a person who has spent many years of her life as […]

Mushroom and Spinach Risotto { Instant Pot }

Mushroom and Spinach Risotto { Instant Pot }

Mushroom and spinach risotto! All the flavours and texture of traditional stove top risotto made quickly in the Instant Pot. With only 20 minutes from start to finish you can have risotto any day of the week!   Risotto fans, have you ever tried risotto […]