Side Dishes

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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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…

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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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Classic Gazpacho

Super fresh veggies and a nice medley of spices make this cold soup something to smile about.  It makes for a nice introduction to your dinner or can be eaten solo as lunch.  The recipe serves 4-6 people.   Ingredients 4 chopped organic plum tomatoes 2 cups organic tomato juice 1 cup organic cucumber, peeled,…

Grain Free roll

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…

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Grain-Free Granola

We all know grain is not good for us.  But we love granola. What to do? Here’s the answer. Replace the grain with raw nuts, which can boost your energy levels and give you that nice full feeling. This is truly the perfect anytime snack for your busy lifestyle.  Serves 6-10 (depending on serving size)…

Fluffy Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Fluffy Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Sometimes Brussels sprouts can be hard to prepare in a way that everyone will like.  But this recipe offers a new twist.  Shredded and combined with onions and a variety of flavorful seasonings, you may even come back for seconds!  Even your kids will love it.   Ingredients 1 lb shredded or finely chopped Brussels…

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Sweet Mixed Party Nuts

Crunchy and munchy describe this nut mixture.  Easy to eat on the go and a fantastic way to diffuse the temptation to eat chips or candy.  Nuts are a wonderful source of excellent fats so eat up!   Ingredients 5 cups of raw, whole pecans and/or almonds 1 organic egg white 1 tbsp filtered water…

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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…

Vegetable Yogurt Dip

Vegetable Yogurt Dip

Needing a healthy mid-day snack?  What could be better than some smooth and creamy yogurt dip with your favorite fresh veggies?  Whip up this recipe in mere minutes and bon appetit! Ingredients 2 cups plain organic Greek or goat’s milk yogurt (full fat) 1 cup organic cucumber 2 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped 2 tbsp…

New Age Waldorf Salad

New Age Waldorf Salad

The importance of getting your greens can not be stressed enough.  Here’s a wonderful way to eat them — surrounded by your favorite nuts, veggies and fruit and all mixed up in a delicious dressing.  Yummy!   Ingredients 1/2 cup lightly toasted chopped walnuts 1/2 cup celery, sliced into thin strips 1/2 cup sliced organic red…

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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Heirloom "Cheesy" Popcorn

Ok, I have gotten multiple requests for this one, a high fat, “healthy” popcorn.  The struggle here is most traditional popcorn seeds are non-organic and mostly likely GMO.  Not to mention, microwave popcorn is one of the most toxic foods you can consume – linked to everything from kidney & liver damage to cancer and early…