Side Dishes

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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Southern Collard Greens

1 Tbsp coconut oil 2 bunches of collard greens roughly chopped 1 package turkey bacon chopped 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 yellow onion diced 2 cups chicken broth salt and pepper to taste Heat soup pot to medium heat.  Add coconut oil.  Add chopped bacon and cook until browned.  Add onions and sauté for 3-4…

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Bok Choy

1 bunch of bok choy chopped 2 tbsp coconut oil or butter 1 clove garlic minced salt and pepper Heat skillet over medium to high heat and add oil.  Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.  Add chopped bok choy and cook for 2-3 minutes or until desired tenderness. Serve immediately.

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Turkey Meatballs

1 pound ground turkey ½ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp cumin ¼ tsp majoram ¼ tsp ginger ½ tsp basil ½ tsp thyme ½ tsp oregano ½ tsp sage 2 tsp Himalayan salt ¼ tsp pepper Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix seasonings with ground turkey and form into 1-2 inch round meatballs. Place meatballs…

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Wilted Collard Greens

1 bunch of collard greens chopped 2 tbsp coconut oil or butter 1 clove garlic minced salt and pepper Heat skillet over medium to high heat and add oil.  Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.  Add chopped collards and cook for 2-3 minutes or until desired tenderness. Serve immediately.

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Dandelion Greens

In medium skillet, add 2 tbsp of coconut oil and melt. Add minced garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add dandelion greens and sauté for another minute. Remove from skillet and serve immediately.

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Wilted Swiss Chard

1 bunch of swiss chard, chopped 2 Tbsp coconut oil or butter 1 clove garlic minced   Heat oil in a skillet under medium heat. Add garlic, cook for 1 minute. Add swiss chard and cook for one more minute. Serve immediately.

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Bison Meatballs

2 pounds of bison 2 medium eggs 1 small onion diced 3 Tbsp parsley 1 tsp black pepper 1/ 2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp thyme 2 Tbsp coconut aminos Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, mix all ingredients together. Form into 1 inch balls and place on a baking sheet lightly coated with…

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Wilted Spinach

12 ounces of spinach 2 Tbsp coconut oil or butter 1 clove garlic minced   Heat oil in a skillet under medium heat. Add garlic, cook for 1 minute. Add spinach and cook for one more minute. Serve immediately.

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Wilted Arugula

Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves minced 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp coconut oil salt and pepper 8 ounce arugala Directions: In large skillet on medium heat melt 2 tbsp of butter or coconut oil.  Add minced garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add arugala and stir constantly cooking for 2 minutes.  Add vinegar and cook…

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Chicken Sausage & Sauerkraut

Ingredients: 1 package mild Italian chicken sausage Directions: Cook according to package guidelines.  Serve with a side of sauerkraut.

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Turkey Bacon Veggie Bake

Ingredients 1 pound of fresh organic brussels sprouts, sliced 1 head of organic cauliflower, sliced/chopped 5-6 organic Turkey Bacon strips, cooked and chopped 1/4 cup organic coconut oil or avocado oil 1 tsp group pepper 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt 2 Tbsp organic balsamic vinaigrette- sulfate free Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Combine brussels sprouts…

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Chia Mix

Ingredients 1/2 cup chia 1/2 cup flax seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds   Using a food processor, blend thoroughly until finely ground. Store in a air tight glass container in refrigerator. Can be used up to two weeks.