Side Dish – Heal Something Good

Cheese Crisps

1/2 cup shredded cheese, 1 tbl per crisp Good cheeses are Manchego, Parmesan, Cheddar and aged, hard Goat. Preheat oven to 400F. Place cheese, a large spoonful at a time, on parchment lined baking sheet. Press the cheese flat and create a thin circle. Bake for about 12-15 minutes, until crispy throughout. Remove from oven… Continue reading Cheese Crisps


Napa Cabbage, large head, cut in bite-sized squares 6 tbls Himalayan Sea Salt Daikon Radish, about 2 cups, grated Carrot, about 2 cups, grated Ginger, 2 inches, grated Green Onion, few, sliced Kimchi Sauce: 1/2 C Fish Sauce or Coconut Aminos 1/2 C Filtered Water Garlic, 2 cloves, minced Korean Red Pepper Flakes (Gochugaru) to… Continue reading Kimchi

Fermented Veg

Cucumbers or other Veg 1 qt filtered water to 6 tbl Himalayan Sea Salt, Dissolved Bunch of Fresh Dill Garlic Coriander Seeds Peppercorns Bay Leaf Other spices or herbs as desired. Place garlic and spices in each jar. Clean the cukes well. Pack them tightly in glass jars to about 1” below rim. Cover with… Continue reading Fermented Veg

Mango Salsa

Mango, finely diced Cilantro, snipped (about 2 tbls) 1/2 Anaheim Pepper, finely diced Shallots, finely diced (about 2 tbls) Cucumber, finely diced Citrus, juiced and zested (I prefer Tangerine) Sea Salt to taste Fresh Cracked Black Pepper to taste Combine all in a bowl and stir. Tastes better after it has a little time to… Continue reading Mango Salsa

Greens & Mushrooms

A bunch’o Greens (Spinach, Chard, Kale etc.) Few slices of Bacon 1-2 cups fresh Mushrooms 1 TBL Ghee Himalayan Salt Fresh Cracked Pepper Remove leaves from thick stems and place in water. (Reserve stems for making stock!) Soak chard, spinach and/or other greens in large bowl for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, cook bacon until crispy. Place… Continue reading Greens & Mushrooms

Smashed Red Potatoes

4-6 Red Potatoes, washed and cleaned Butter Sea Salt Fresh Cracked Pepper Opt. Rosemary Boil whole potatoes until tender. Drain. Smash with the back of a spoon or fork. Top with butter, salt and pepper. Note: These are delicious under Chicken Livers!

Cauliflower Hummus

1 head Cauliflower 2 tbl Tahini 1/2 cup Olive Oil 1 Lemon, juiced and zested 1/2 – 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp Hot Hungarian Paprika Sea Salt Fresh Cracked Pepper Opt. 1-2 tbl Minced Olives, Nut Pulps Steam cauliflower until soft. Place in food processor. Add Tahini, Olive Oil, Lemon juice and zest and spices.… Continue reading Cauliflower Hummus

Jicama Slaw

1 cup Red Cabbage, shredded 1 cup Green Cabbage, shredded 1 cup Jicama, shredded 1 cup Carrots, shredded 1/2 cup Fennel, shredded 1/4 cup Pineapple, shredded Slaw Dressing: 1/3 cup fermented dairy, Kefir or Yogurt 1 tbl Apple Cider Vinegar 1 tbl Pineapple Juice 2 tbl Mayo, homemade Sea Salt to taste Fresh Cracked Pepper… Continue reading Jicama Slaw