Cranberry Chutney and Conserve

2017-07-05T18:38:30+00:00November 19th, 2011|Categories: Sides|Tags: , , , |

Cranberry Conserve Here are two recipes using fresh cranberries. They are recipes that my family has been making for years but had quite a bit of sugar. Of course, cranberries don't have much in the way of natural sugar so you do need to add some, but I [...]

Vegan Thanksgiving 2011: Quinoa-Wild Rice-Lentil Stuffed Squash

2017-07-05T18:38:30+00:00November 13th, 2011|Categories: Sides|Tags: , , , , |

Last year was my family's 3rd annual vegan Thanksgiving. Each year we try a new dish or two and also make some family favorites. The sides are never an issue, but deciding on a main dish has had me stumped. We are definitely NOT fake turkey people, and since my [...]

Lentils with Swiss Chard

2017-07-05T18:38:30+00:00August 17th, 2011|Categories: Sides|Tags: , , , , |

This is the time of year when there are so many vegetables available from my garden (or the farmer's market) all at the same time. It is so much fun to take whatever there is and create something without taking out a cookbook and using a recipe. I made this [...]

Eat Your Greens!

2017-07-05T18:38:30+00:00September 16th, 2009|Categories: Sides|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Now is the season for some wonderful greens like kale, swiss chard, beet greens, collard greens. Try this easy and low fat way to prepare greens. 1 bunch of greens or mixed greens (kale, swiss chard, beet greens, collard greens) 1-2 leeks or a large onion 2 carrots Wash and [...]