Side Dishes

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

No Fry Chicken Wings

No Fry Zone Chicken Wings

Everybody loves chicken wings but not when they’re fried in bad fats.  Well, here’s a recipe for baked wings that is just as tasty and so much better for you.  Made with a fantastic dijon mustard hot sauce, these wings will be the hottest ticket on your tailgate menu and everyone will be asking for…

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Dark Chocolate Desert Hummus

This rich and creamy Dark Chocolate Hummus is the perfect healthy treat! It combines two great snacks into one. It can be used as a frosting or eaten by the spoonful! Naturally vegan and gluten free!   INGREDIENTS: 1.5 CUP Chickpeas (Cooked/Canned) 1/4 CUP Tahini 2 CUP Raw Cocoa Powder 1 TSP Vanilla 1/4 TSP…

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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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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…