Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Healthy Side Dishes

A couple of some fast, easy, healthy recipes to go along with the main course. Enjoy!!

Roasted Asparagus
-1/4 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-1 tbsp. Lemon Juice
-1/2 tsp. Garlic Salt
Mix ingredients and place in 9 by 13 pan. Roast for about 12-15 mins.

Brown Coconut Rice
-1 Tbsp. of coconut milk
While cooking your rice, put the tbsp of coconut milk in and you'll get the best flavour with your brown rice.

Roasted Potatoes
-2 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-2 Garlic cloves
-1-2 tsp. Rosemary
Mix together with potatoes until they are covered. Oven @ 450 for about 30-40 mins.

-2 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-salt and pepper to taste
Preheat grill to medium. Grill until tender for about 3-4 minutes per side.

Sauteed Spinach with Mushrooms and Onions
-1 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-1 tsp of crushed garlic
-1/4 cup of diced onion
4 Mushrooms sliced (or how ever many you want to use)
salt and pepper to taste
1 pound of Spinach

Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-low. Add Onion and cook until tender, but not brown for 2 mins. Add Garlic and cook for 1 min. Add mushrooms and cook for 2 mins.
Add Spinach with salt and pepper to taste and toss with Olive Oil mixture until Spinach just begins to wilt.


the fellers said...

yay for these...i have been sick of our sides!

Anonymous said...

love your blog! I am Ashley Allred's mother in law. I am diabetic. I will be trying some of your recipes. I have learned much from your writings.
thank you.
Linda Allred