Side Dishes

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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Sweet Potato Purée

Sweet potatoes are a fantastic source of potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B1 and B2 and Vitamin C. Plus, they don’t spike your blood sugar like normal potatoes–despite being sweeter! Try these mashed potatoes once and you’ll never go back to the old kind. Ingredients: 6 medium sweet potatoes 1 can unsweetened coconut milk 1 tsp.…

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Cassava Flour Biscuits

INGREDIENTS (All Organic): 1 CUP Cassava Flour 1/4 CUP Arrowroot Powder 1/2 TSP Himalayan Salt 1/2 TSP Baking Soda 1/4 CUP Grass Fed Butter 1 TSP Apple Cider Vinegar 2 TBSP Water 2 Eggs PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350F. Line a stainless-steel baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine all dry ingredients in a medium bowl.…

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Triple Pesto

Pesto is a zesty addition to all kinds of recipes.  Here’s three different ways to prepare it.  Enjoy them all!! 1. Basil Pesto Ingredients 4 cups organic fresh basil leaves, packed and washed well 1/2 cup organic pine nuts, toasted until golden and cooled (watch closely while cooking so they don’t burn, and stir a…

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Guiltless Grainless Bread

Fluffy and moist, this bread tastes amazing.  Very firm and holds up great.  Toast it, make a sandwich or eat it as is with your favorite healthy spread.  No toxic grains here so eat up!!   Ingredients 1 1/4 cup organic almond flour 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons organic garbanzo bean flour 1/4 cup ground…

Cucumbers

Fermented Cucumbers (aka Pickles) Kosher Style

Salty and with a hint of garlic, kosher dill pickles have somewhat become what we all expect from a pickle–at the very minimum. What most people don’t realize is that this is a very healthy fermented food, great for your microbiome, immunity, mental health, weight management and more! Check out this simple recipe: Ingredients 5…

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New Age Grainless Rolls

A healthy alternative to regular store-bought rolls that are filled with grain, these rolls are superb for sandwiches, grass-fed burgers or all by themselves as a snack. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups organic almond flour 5 tablespoons psyllium husk powder 2 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder 1 teaspoon Celtic or Himalayan sea salt 2 tablespoons raw, organic…

Kimchi

Korean Style Kimchi

Kimchi is rich in vitamins A and C, and due to its fermentation process is also rich in beneficial gut-boosting lactobacilli bacteria and reducing inflammation. Ingredients 1 medium Napa cabbage 2 Tbsp. sea salt 15 garlic cloves, minced 15-20 slices peeled, fresh ginger, minced 3 Tbsp. diced lemongrass 1/4 cup coconut aminos 1/2 cup chopped…

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Coconut Milk Yogurt

INGREDIENTS: (All Organic) 2 Cans Full Fat Coconut Cream 2 Capsules of a probiotic 1 TSP Vanilla Extract PREPARATION: Refrigerate the cans of coconut cream overnight. Open and transfer the thick cream into a large mason jar. Add a small amount (2-3 TBSP) of the coconut water to create a consistency you like for your…

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Seven layer dip

INGREDIENTS: (All Organic) 1lb Grass Fed Ground Beef 1 Package Taco Seasoning 12 OZ Non-Dairy Sour Cream (Kite Hill) 1 CUP Guacamole 3/4 CUP Diced Tomatoes 1.5 CUP Shredded Raw Cheese 1/3 CUP Green Onion (Sliced) Sliced Green Olives PREPARATION: In a medium bowl mix together sour cream and 1 TBSP taco seasoning and set…

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Baked Collard Chips

Enjoy these healthy summertime snack chips Ingredients 1 bundle of collard greens, washed and patted completely dry 2-3 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted 2-3 tsp. sea salt Directions Preheat oven to 400° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Remove stems from collard leaves and slice into chip-like strips. In a mixing bowl, place chips, and…

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Silky Soft Guacamole

Guacamole is rich in fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and a variety of other nutrients.  The fiber in guacamole helps move food through your intestines. Guacamole can help lower your risk of heart disease, regulate your blood pressure, and help keep your immune system strong. Ingredients 1-2 Firm Organic Avocados 1 Medium-size Organic Red Tomato ¼…

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Celery Root Puree

INGREDIENTS: (All Organic) 1 Large Celery Root Bulb 1 Large Lemon, Juiced 1/3 CUP Coconut Cream 2 TBSP Grass Fed Butter Himalayan Salt PREPARATION: Peel then chop the celery root into small pieces and place in a pot of water with 1/2 lemon juice. Bring to a boil then simmer for 10-15min until tender. Drain.…