Side Dishes


Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Serves: 6/Cal: 175/Fat: 12.1g/Carb: 13.6g/Prot: 4.8g
Ingredients:
  • 1 pd brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 4 slices of bacon, cut into ½” pieces
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Instructions:
  1. Preheat to 400 degrees.
  2. Place brussels sprouts in single layer in baking dish.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and maple syrup; toss to coat.
  4. Sprinkle bacon over top, season with salt & pepper.
  5. Roast until bacon is crispy and brussels sprouts are caramelized about 45 minutes; stirring halfway through.

 
 
 

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Serves: 4/Cal: 321/Fat: 7.3g/Carb: 61g/Prot: 4.8g
Ingredients:
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 pinches of dried oregano
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 2 pinches of pepper
Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat bottom of baking dish or non-stick baking sheet with olive oil, just enough to coat.
  3. Wash and peel sweet potatoes.
  4. Cut into medium size pieces.
  5. Place in baking dish or on baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle with dried oregano and salt & pepper.
  7. Toss to coat all potatoes with oil and seasonings.
  8. Bake approximately 1 hour or until tender.

 
 
 

Garlic Green Beans

Serves: 4/Cal: /Fat: 6g/Carb: 13g/Prot: 2g
Ingredients:
  • 1 lb green beans, trimmed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp ghee
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp sesame oil, optional
  • Salt to taste
Instructions:
  1. Bring large pot of water generously seasoned with salt to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add green beans and blanch for 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer to ice bath to stop cooking, then drain.
  4. Heat the clarified butter in a saute pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Once hot, add garlic and cook about 30 seconds.
  6. Add green beans, coconut aminos, rice vinegar and sesame oil (if using), toss to coat.
  7. Season to taste with salt.
  8. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently until the sauce has reduced and green beans are just starting to get tender.
  9. Transfer to serving bowl, drizzle with remaining sauce and serve.

 
 
 

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Serves: 4/Cal: /Fat: 10g/Carb: 4g/Prot: 1g
Ingredients:
  • 1 lb cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
Instructions:
  1. In large bowl, combine mayo, dill, chives, vinegar, salt & pepper.
  2. Add cucumber slices and stir gently until combined.
  3. Refrigerate or serve immediately.