Side Dishes

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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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.…

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Cassava Wrap

Ingredients: ¾ c Cassava flour ¼ tsp sea salt 2 Tbsp olive oil 2/3 c warm water Instructions: Whisk together the flour and salt. Add oil and warm water. Knead until the dough is smooth. The dough should not be dry or too wet and sticky. Divide into 6 balls. Roll each dough ball between…

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Homemade Sandwich Bread

Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 50 mins Creates: 1 loaf   Ingredients: Coconut oil for greasing pan 4 large free-range eggs, separated 1 cup smooth, raw, unsweetened cashew butter 1 Tbsp raw (preferably local) honey 2 ½ tsp organic apple cider vinegar ¼ cup almond milk ¼ cup coconut flour 1 tsp baking soda…

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Hamburger Buns

Prep Time: 15 mins Baking Time: 25 mins Creates: 4 buns   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup raw cashews 3 free-range eggs ¼ tsp organic apple cider vinegar ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk ¼ cup palm shortening or ghee, softened 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/3 blanched almond flour 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt 1 tsp baking…

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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…