Sides

Perfect side dishes to go with your main course.

Jasmine Coconut Rice

This no fail jasmine coconut rice with a slightly sweet flavor is fluffy, delicious, easy to make and calls for simple ingredients. Enjoy it as a side with your favorite meal or eat it plain like my daughters (1 and 4). Coconut rice is one of my husband’s favorite side […]

Nepalese Chickpea Stew Vegan (Chana Ani Kerau)

This authentic Nepali chickpea stew made entirely from scratch (no canned chickpeas here) on stovetop is healthy, hearty and packed with flavors. I’ve recently learned how to make this Nepali chickpea stew aka. Chana Ani Kerau from my friend Kabita (if you haven’t made her momo with sesame sauce recipe […]

Pasta Salad With Sausage

German pasta salad with sausage is an absolutely delicious, endlessly versatile, easy and quick make quick lunch/dinner or side dish at gatherings. Such a great way to use up leftover pasta. Made with cooked pasta, meat salad, hard boiled eggs, sausage, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, veggies and seasoning in under 15 […]

Skillet Fried Potatoes

This skillet fried potatoes recipe is a family favorite! It’s delicious, vegan, easy and quick to make. Made with raw potatoes and margarine and seasoned with salt and freshly ground pepper. Makes a perfect side dish or snack. Potatoes are a staple at our house. Like seriously my husband, our […]

Sauteed Kohlrabi With Cream Sauce

Yum yum yum, this authentic German kohlrabi with cream sauce recipe is so good, easy and quick to make. Even my husband who is not a fan of kohlrabi enjoys eating his kohlrabi veggies this way. Definitely a keeper! Kohlrabi with cream sauce is one of my mother in law’s […]

German Bread Dumpling

The German bread dumpling my husband’s grandmother has been making for over 70 years. She passed down the recipe to my mother in law, Beate and Beate passed it down to me. Semmelknödel or Serviettkloß or Semmelkloß aka bread dumpling is one of the typical side dishes in Bavaria, Germany. […]

South African Yellow Rice

South African classic, this yellow rice aka Geelrys with a sweet spicy taste is so good and easy to make! Made with white rice and raisins and spiced with cinnamon and turmeric. Tastes great with tomato sauce, chicken curry, bobotie or beef stew. This traditional South African yellow rice also […]

Tomato Mozzarella Basil

Italian classic, this tomato mozzarella basil salad otherwise known as Insalata Caprese is beautiful to look at, effortless, light, refreshing and absolutely delicious. Sometimes simple dishes like this classic Italian tomato mozzarella salad are the best! This tomato mozzarella salad is so easy to make and you can whip it […]

Homemade Baked Potato Wedges

If you are looking for the quickest and easiest best tasting recipe of seasoned oven roasted potato wedges look no further! These healthy and vegan potato wedges can be paired with almost any of your favorite family meals or be eaten plain, though dipping them in a dip of your […]

Roasted Vegetables With Feta

This healthy and low carb roasted Mediterranean vegetable with feta dish is packed with flavors! Made with eggplants, zucchinis, carrots, bell peppers and feta. And seasoned with fresh garlic, fresh rosemary and olive oil. Makes a perfect weeknight dinner or to entertain guests! Roasted vegetables with feta recipe is my […]