Tag Archives | Side Dish

Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

We had this Quinoa and Black Bean Salad for supper last night, together with Salsa Chicken and let me tell you, I’m really looking forward to having the leftovers for lunch. Before this past summer, I’d never had quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is like a gluten-free super food. It is loaded with protein and other vitamins […]

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Gluten-free, Dairy-free Scalloped Potatoes and Onions

Delicious scalloped potatoes and onion, that don’t contain cream, milk or cheese. And, they are full of flavour and taste fantastic! I know, it hardly seems possible, doesn’t it? But, it’s true. These gluten-free, dairy-free Scalloped Potatoes and Onions had a fantastic flavour, and everyone loved them. I will definitely make these again. Print Gluten-free, […]

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Delicious Stuffed Peppers

I have a confession. For the first 30ish years of my life, I was a picky eater. We’re talking no onions. No peppers. No mushrooms. And definitely not any different kinds of cheeses & veggies. Phew…now I feel better. The good news is, I made a choice to try new things, new flavours, and new […]

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Gluten-free Baked Beans

I was looking for a side dish the other day, that I could make relatively quickly, but tasted great. This one for saucy Gluten-free Baked Beans was definitely the right thing! I’ve never tried making a baked bean dish that was canned beans “kicked up” a notch, but I know I will be doing it […]

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Carrot Apple Salad

  First off, HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I trust you all had a great holiday season, spending time with family & friends. We had our first snow storm of the winter on the 25th & 26th. Perfect timing, huh? Sheesh! So, some Christmas gatherings had to be rescheduled, but it all worked out. I also want […]

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Gluten Free Onion Rings

Onion rings and I go way back. I remember being a small child in the backseat of my parents lime green 2-door Nova, sitting on the parking lot of the A&W, waiting for the carhops to bring our food. I always had onion rings & a small rootbeer. I remember my brother telling me that […]

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Russian Salad

This recipe for Russian Salad was submitted by my Mom. It is a fantastic twist to a regular jello salad. The flavours are really great, and the sour cream layer  doesn’t make it sour, but rather, makes it very creamy. Delicious! Print Russian Salad Author: Jeanine Friesen   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup granulated […]

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Broccoli Apple Salad

I’m sure we’re all familiar with the broccoli & cauliflower salad that sometimes has bacon or raisins in it. This recipe for Broccoli Apple Salad is similar to those recipes, but I think it is bumped up a notch. The dressing is cooked, but don’t let that stop you from making it. It is a […]

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Restaurant Style Fried Rice

Our Chinese take-out at home wouldn’t be complete without Restaurant Style Fried Rice. My husband & I love the fried rice, and enjoyed this one, but both kids would rather have a noodle dish. Next time, I think I will do less soy sauce though, it got a little bit stronger than we like it. […]

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