Side Dishes

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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Simple Veggie Chili

A great side dish for summer cookouts, or a great dinner for the colder months. This recipe is vegetarian, and so flavorful. Just make sure to use all organic veggies to ensure that it’s a delicious, healthy chili for even the connoisseurs in your life. Ingredients 4 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 large sweet onion,…

Lime Walnut Coleslaw

Lime Walnut Coleslaw

A great tangy, crunchy salad. This is a great alternative to mayonnaise based slaws. And it’s got a nice spicy kick to it–but if that’s not your cup of tea, simply remove the jalapeño. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups raw walnut pieces 1/2 head medium-large cabbage 1 basket of tiny cherry tomatoes, quartered (optional) 1 jalapeño…

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Walnut Green Beans

This classic French recipe boasts the health benefits of green beans and healthy fats that come with walnuts and butter. It’s a perfect side dish for everything from a quick dinner to a fancy affair. Ingredients: Green beans (fresh or frozen) – use as many as desired. All ingredients can be adjusted to taste. Crushed…

Parsnips

Lacto-Fermented Parsnips (Sauerrüben)

Sauerrüben are a crisp and tangy alternative to traditional sauerkraut.  You can even take the finished product and chop into a “relish” or simply eat them right out of the jar!   A favorite side dish for any chicken, beef and or fish dish that are loaded with living, raw probiotics! Ingredients Organic peeled and…

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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…