Sides

I love this simple bean salad.  It’s full of bold flavor (from garlic, onion, cilantro, jalapeno and just a touch of honey) and fiber. Make a batch for the week and enjoy it on your salad or as a condiment or side on your fave...

Let’s be honest. Protein can be boring.  There are only so many times you can eat a plain piece of chicken or fish.  But protein is necessary to build lean muscle and boost your metabolism, so anytime I can add healthy flavor on top of...

If you haven’t tried a rainbow carrot, now is the time!  Rainbow carrots taste like regular carrots and have tons of fiber like them too, but because they come in a variety of rich colors like purple and yellow, they also contain a slew of...

Like the rest of the planet, I love mashed potatoes but I’m not a huge fan of what they do to my thighs. Or my mood for that matter.  You know the drill; too many carbohydrates and fat (like in mashed potatoes) cause a spike...

This is one of those recipes that are almost too pretty to eat! Almost. Aside from looking good, this quick and easy side makes for an ideal app before dinner or for a crowd. And it just so happens to be good for you.  Peppers...

One of my favorite restaurants in Somerville is Sarma.  This Corn Feta and Dill salad is inspired by one of their dishes.  Sweet corn, chopped onion, plenty of dill and just a hint of feta and lemon make up this easy, versatile side dish. I...

Step up your sweet potatoes with a hash! This carb-rich side dish yields enough to pair with your favorite proteins all week long. Remember, it’s the combo of protein, carbohydrates and fat in every meal that will help you to stabilize your blood sugar, burn...

I first tried Mexican style corn on the cob at Toro in Boston and fell just a little bit in love. Charred corn on the grill.  A smooth, creamy aioli with garlic and lime and cotija cheese. Sign me up! The next day I was...

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