Side Dishes

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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Cucumber Superfood Salad

A great quenching lunch to keep you fueled through the hot summer days and a wonderful aid in weight loss to keep your summertime physique. Cucumbers supplies many essential minerals needed for skin care are well. Ingredients Salad: 1/2 large cucumber handful of mixed bean sprouts 1 celery stalk 1/2 white cabbage sesame seeds Dressing ½…

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Dairy Free Alfredo Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 1.5 Cups Raw Cashews, Soaked 2 TBSP Butter, Grass-Fed 1/2 Medium White Onion, Chopped 1 whole Leek, Chopped 6 Cloves Minced Garlic 2 Cups Coconut Milk 1/4 Cup Nutritional Yeast 1 TBSP Lemon Juice 1 TSP Salt DIRECTIONS: Soak Cashews In Water Overnight In hot pan, sauté onion, garlic and leek in butter until…

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Pumpkin Seed Cheese

INGREDIENTS: 2/3 Cups Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds 1 TSP Himalayan Salt 1/2 TSP Garlic Powder 1/2 TSP Onion Powder 1/2 TSP White Pepper Powder 3 TSP Agar Powder 3/4 Cup Water DIRECTIONS: Grind pumpkin seeds into a fine powder with a food processor or “dry blade” blender attachment Add salt, garlic, onion, and pepper, pulsing again…

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Cashew Cream Cheese

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup raw, soaked cashews 2 TBSP coconut oil 1 TBSP lemon juice 1 TSP apple cider vinegar 1/4 TSP Himalayan Salt Herbs For Additional Flavors Parsley Thyme Dill Basil Black Pepper Onion Garlic DIRECTIONS: – Soak cashews overnight, drain and rinse before using – Add all ingredients to a blender, blending well until…

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Grainless Herb Crackers

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/4 cups almond flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp dried onion 1/2 tsp dried parsley 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 2 garlic cloves – pressed 4 tbsp room temperature butter Directions: Preheat oven to 325 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In medium…

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Dairy Free Ranch Dip

INGREDIENTS: 1.5 cups Avocado Oil Mayo 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp dried dill 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt 1/4 tsp cracked black pepper DIRECTIONS: Place mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, and onion powder into a food processor and pulse on…

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“Instant” Spinach Artichoke Dip

INGREDIENTS: 
 1/2 cup organic chicken broth 8oz organic cream cheese 1 bag frozen organic spinach 1/2 cup organic artichokes 1/2 cup organic sour cream 1/2 cup avocado oil mayonnaise 3 cloves garlic 1 tsp onion powder 12oz raw parmesan cheese 12oz shredded raw cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS: 
 Place all ingredients, except for the parmesan…

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“Cheesy” Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 Large Head Of Cauliflower 3 TBSP Avocado Oil 3 TBSP Nutritional Yeast Powder 1⁄2 tsp Smoked Paprika 1⁄2 tsp Himalayan Salt Pinch of Cayenne Pepper (optional) Instructions: Add chopped cauliflower to a large mixing bowl. Drizzle Avocado Oil, mixing well to ensure fully coated. Slowly add nutritional yeast and smoked paprika, mixing with…

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Baked Zucchini Fries

Ingredients 1 or 2 large organic zucchinis* 5 cup almond flour 1 free-range egg 1 tsp Himalayan pink salt + pepper to taste 3-4 tbsp Cajun spice   Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F Combine almond flour, spices, and salt in a bowl Beat egg in a separate bowl Slice zucchini into a fry shape Dip…

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Tangy Fermented Salsa

Yields: Approximately 14 cups   Ingredients: 6lbs organic tomatoes (preferably from a local farmer’s market) 2-3 organic red onions 2-3 organic sweet peppers 12 organic garlic cloves 4 organic jalapeños 2 cups chopped cilantro 4 Tbsp Himalayan sea salt 1 tsp ground cumin   Instructions: Remove and discard ends of the tomatoes where stems are…

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Grainless Seed Bread

Ingredients: 3 Tbsp ground chia seeds* 3 Tbsp ground psyllium seeds* ¾ cup raw sunflower seeds* ¾ cup ground flaxseeds* 1 cup ground hemp seeds* ¾ cup ground pumpkin seeds* 1 tsp pink Himalayan salt ½ tsp Stevia (or natural sweetener of your choice) 5 cups filtered water 5 Tbsp coconut oil, melted 5 Tbsp…

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Pumpkin Seed Butter

Watch out Peanut/Almond Butter – there’s a new “better butter” – ok it’s not really new, but chances are you have never had pumpkin seed butter. No, not pumpkin butter – the sweetened spread some people use instead of apple butter. This is seed butter directly from blending the inner pumpkin seed – AKA Pepita.…