Salads and Side Dishes

Root Vegetable Salad with Crispy Parsnip Chips

Thanksgiving is the time for hearty and rich side dishes like mashed potatoes and that sweet potato thing with mountains of brown sugar and marshmallow. If you are looking to mix a little something healthy in under the radar, this might be your ticket. I've combined some of fall's favorite squashes and vegetables with sweet… Continue reading Root Vegetable Salad with Crispy Parsnip Chips

Salads and Side Dishes

Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Leeks

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought it was time to start playing with some ideas for the holidays. I've posted brussels sprouts recipes before because they are one of my favorite fall vegetables. They take on salty or sweet flavors with ease and are a great platform for a filling and flavorful vegetable.… Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Leeks

Salads and Side Dishes

Delicata Squash with Sage Butter

Sage is one of my favorite flavors of fall; it's rich and spicy and adds so much flavor to any dish. It can be used in a number of dishes, but I prefer it most with squashes. Delicata squash is one of those new foods I was introduced to in Philadelphia. It's creamy after it's… Continue reading Delicata Squash with Sage Butter

Salads and Side Dishes

Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli

The best part of working at Healthy Bites in Philadelphia was my exposure to heirloom foods. Healthy Bites was a pickup site for a CSA program, which is a Community Supported Agriculture program for those of you who have never heard of the term. In short, people who sign up for a CSA pay up… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli