Carrot Salad

Time: 20 minutes This salad is super quick to make and a light, delicious side to BBQ steak or schnitzel. Think I’m lying? try it and see. Music Selection: Beyonce & Shakira – Beautiful Liar (6745) Beyoncé, Shakira – Beautiful Liar – YouTube Ingredients: 5 large carrots, peeled 1 apple, peeled, cored and quartered 4…

Ratatouille

Time: 1 hour This dish is more than just “a little something”, it is an amazing side dish for cornmeal and shortribs. Music Selection: Melody Gardot and Sting – A Little Something Ingredients: 4 Tbsp olive oil 1 large red onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large zucchini, sliced in thin rounds 2 red peppers,…

Pan Fried Croquettes

Time: 1 hour So easy to make – true comfort food. These can be made in batches and frozen and always on hand! Music Selection: DJ Snake (with Justin Bieber) – Let Me Love You Ingredients: 10 large red potatoes, peeled and cubed 6 eggs Salt Nutmeg ½ cup cream cheese, room temperature 1 ½…

Roasted Acorn Squash

Time: 30 minutes Baby – this is what you came for… a quick, healthy side dish that goes well with almost any entree. Music Selection: Rihanna & Calvin Harris – This is What You Came For Ingredients: 2 acorn squash ¼ cup olive oil Salt Butter Toppings: chilli powder, butter/brown sugar, butter and cooked peas…

Baked Potato with Broccoli Cheese Sauce

Time: 45 minutes Only you can love this dish this way… so good, so filling. Yum Music Selection: Keith Urban – Only You Can Love Me This Way Ingredients: 4 – 6 medium potatoes 2 cups milk ¼ cup flour ¾ c. butter, split in 3 x ¼ c 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp…

Pickled Jalapeno

Time: 1 hour This is a great side dish to add a little zip to nachos, burritos, enchiladas and even ramen soup! Music Selection: Shawn Medes and Camila Cabello – Senorita Ingredients: 2 limes, juiced 1 large jalapeno, sliced in half and seeded 1 tsp sugar Pinch salt Directions: In large bowl, mix the lime…

In A Hurry Broccoli Side Dish

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection: Alabama – In A Hurry Ever find yourself rushing to get supper on and can’t think of a quick side dish? Well, here is a simple favorite of ours. Simple, tasty and healthy… now, don’t you wonder why you are in such a hurry? Enjoy. Ingredients: 1 large head of…

Sweet Heat Roasted Yam

Time: 45 minutes How can I describe this very simple, but extremely flavorful dish – YUM! It will make your day lovely and spicy! Music Selection: Bill Withers – Lovely Day Ingredients: 1 large yam, washed and skin on 2 Tbsp olive oil 3 – 4 Tbsp honey (liquid, heat up if solid) 1/2 tsp…

Rosemary Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Time: 1 hour The big dilemma when having a bbq – side dishes! These are so easy and delicious to make – they never fail to please! Music Selection: Fools Garden – Lemon Tree Ingredients 3 large or 25 mini potatoes ¼ cup olive oil 1 lemon ¼ cup chicken broth 3 cloves garlic, minced…

1-2-3 Easy As Can Be Peas

Time: 3 minutes Having spent a wonderful week in the Okanagan with some great friends, we went to many wineries. One place a friend of mine wanted to go to was a place that made vinegars… While the place was closed and we couldn’t go, my friend shared that growing up her mom made wonderful…