Side Dishes

If that be a salad, vegetable sides, or a mac and cheese, these Side Dish Recipes are the perfect complement to any meal. Reader favorites include Italian Stuffed Artichokes, Japanese Quick Pickled Cucumbers and Lebanese Rice Pilaf With Vermicelli

Potato Latkes with Creamy Horseradish Sauce - The Lemon Bowl

Creamy Horseradish Sauce

Creamy horseradish sauce can be topped with crispy potato pancakes to provide the perfect contrast of flavors in every bite. Hanukkah is always a fun time of year for my family but this year is particularly special. Not only do we have a perfectly valid excuse to eat fried foods …

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Healthy eggplant parm in a dish

Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

 A healthier version of an Italian comfort classic, your entire family will love this flavor-packed Baked Eggplant Parmesan with Crispy Panko Topping. With a last name like Della Croce, you’ve probably figured out by now that I’m married to an Italian man. Lucky for me, I also married into a giant …

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Curried Cauliflower with Coconut Oil HR

Roasted Curried Cauliflower

Cauliflower has never tasted so good! Your family will love this fragrant and addictive Roasted Curried Cauliflower with Coconut Oil. Cauliflower season has arrived and as usual, I find myself unable to resist the nutritional powerhouse whenever I pass it at my farmers market! This time of year we often see …

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Chicken Wheat Berry Salad - The Lemon Bowl

Chicken and Wheat Berry Salad

This hearty, protein-packed wheat berry chicken salad is full of spring flavors including asparagus, artichokes and creamy goat cheese. Wheat berries make me happy. No really, they do. So happy that they are the reason I started this blog four years ago next month! Fast forward to today I’m still here …

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Sweet Potato and Corn Hash - The Lemon Bowl

Sweet Potato and Corn Hash

Sweet potatoes are sauteed with corn and onions with a hint of smoked paprika for this quick and easy side dish. Let’s be real: Winter vegetables need a little coaxing before they turn into something spectacular. You know what I’m talking about: beets, cauliflower, butternut squash…they all need a little …

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Mac and Cheese with Winter Squash

Winter Squash Mac and Cheese

Sharp cheddar and pureed winter squash create a thick and creamy sauce for this easy stove top mac and cheese. Kid-friendly, adult approved! Cool weather, short days and sleepless nights have me craving comfort food (read: carbs) like never before. Of course, I’m also well aware that nothing saps or …

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Oven Baked Turnip Chips

Baked Turnip Chips

A healthy twist on a salty snack, baked turnip chips will be devoured by kids and adults alike.  Do you have a sweet tooth or a salty tooth? While I can turndown a glazed donut or a red velvet cupcake any day of the week, I have trouble resisting foods …

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Lemony Pesto Pasta with Peas - The Lemon Bowl

Easy Homemade Pesto Pasta

This Easy Homemade Pesto Pasta is the perfect dish to serve with grilled vegetables, chicken, or salmon. Can be served cold, warm or at room temperature.Earlier in the week, I shared my go-to Basil Pesto Recipe as well as tips for freezing. My Lemony Pesto Pasta with Peas came together …

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Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives and Toasted Pine Nuts - The Lemon Bowl

Pasta Salad with Pine Nuts

Juicy tomatoes, briny olives, and nutty pine nuts are the perfect complement to whole wheat pasta in this bright and fresh pasta salad. My beautiful mother is the queen of pasta salads. Every summer she makes them for family gatherings or lazy days at the cottage on Lake Michigan. The …

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Tabbouleh Whole Wheat Pasta Salad - The Lemon Bowl

Tabbouleh Pasta Salad

Fresh tabbouleh flavors get an added boost of protein from chickpeas, feta cheese and whole wheat pasta to make this a delicious side dish or entree salad. Happy Monday Everyone! Today is the big day – I am in Los Angeles to attend the Live Finale of Biggest Loser Season …

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