Category: Side

Chicken Summer Rolls

These crunchy Vietnamese-style rolls are healthy and light, and the addition of rice makes them filling. They're gluten-free, but anyone -- even adults -- will love them....

Orange Rolls

1 package yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup milk warmed 2 eggs beaten slightly 1/4 cup shortening-oil Combine: 3-3 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp salt Let rise twice. Orange filling: Zest from one orange 1/2 cup white sugar Bake at 400 degrees F in greased muffin tins....

Mango and Sticky Rice

2 cups sticky rice, soaked overnight in water to cover 2 mangoes Sauce 1 1 cup coconut cream 1/2 cup sugar pinch of salt Sauce 2 1 cup coconut cream 1/2 cup sugar Drain the rice and place in an even layer in a steamer lined with cheesecloth so...

Pot Stickers

1/2 pound of ground pork 1/2 medium head of cabbage, finely chopped 1 green onion OR  1/2 small white onion, finely chopped 2 slices fresh ginger root, finely chopped 1 can of sliced water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp white sugar 1 tsp sesame...

Low Fat Irish Soda Bread

1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 cup wheat flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 4 TBS sugar 1 1/2 cups 1% buttermilk 2/3 cup Raisins Mix all dry ingredients (first 5) in a large bowl with a whisk. Slowly add buttermilk stirring with a...

Jane’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

FOR THE BROTH: 4 Chicken breasts 1/2 onion 1 celery stalk, cut in half 1 carrot, cut in half 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled (or substitute 6 cups canned broth for this part with the chicken) Place chicken, the 1/2 onion, celery, carrot, and the 2 garlic cloves in a...

Meridith’s Pomegranate Salsa

Ingredients: • 1 onion • 2 medium avocados • 3-4 regular tomatoes (maybe five roma tomatoes) • 2 pomegranates • Coriander seed or cumin (the cumin will give it a more southwestern flavor) to taste • Lime juice to taste • Cilantro to taste • (Optional) 1 can of...

Zuppa Toscana

2 3/4 cups chicken stock or broth 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 medium russet potato 2 cups chopped kale 1/2 pound spicy Italian sausage 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Combine the stock and cream in a saucepan over medium heat. Slice the unpeeled potato into...

Chi-Chi’s Sweet Corn Cake

This is great to serve as a side dish with anything mexican or with chili, in place of cornbread. 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter, softened 1/3 cup of masa harina ( A mexican corn flour used to make tortillas. You can find it next to the flours in...

Nappa Chicken Salad

Ingredients 3 (5-ounce) skinless boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 1 cup water 5 whole black peppercorns 1 quarter-size slice fresh ginger 3 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce 2 garlic cloves,...

“Green Stuff” (Pistachio Salad)

Ingredients 1 package pistachiio jello pudding 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple Cool Whip approx. 1/2 cup Optional items:  walnuts, miniature marshmellows Directions Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate....

Strawberry Salad

Ingredients 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon sugar 1/3 head lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 1/3 bunch romaine, torn into bite-size  pieces 2 medium stalks celery. chopped 2 green onions with tops, thinly sliced 2 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 1 11-ounce can mandarin orange segments,...

Oriental Cabbage Salad

Ingredients 1 medium green cabbage 2 packages of Top Ramen Oodles of Noodles, Oriental Flavor 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted Dressing 2 flavor packets from noodles 1/2 cup oil 1/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp vinegar Directions Chop up cabbage, fine or coarse according to taste. Crush up package of...

Coconut Rice

4 cups Jasmine Rice 1 cup water 3 cups coconut milk 1 tsp. salt 2 Tbs. sugar (we usually double, triple or quadruple that) 1 can crushed pineapple with juice 1 cup dried coconut flakes 1 tsp coconut flavoring 1 cup toasted sliced almonds Rinse the rice in running...

Bruschetta

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups chopped Roma plum tomatoes (6 to 8 tomatoes) 2 tablespoons diced red onion 1 large clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil (4 to 6 small leaves) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt Dash of ground black pepper...

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Meatballs – Ingredients 1 pound hamburger 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup milk 2 tbsp finely chopped onion 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 egg Directions Mix ingredients; shape into twenty 1 1/2-inch balls. Cook over medium heat, turning occasionally, until brown, about 20 minutes. Or...

Korean Sesame Wings

Ingredients 1 cup flour 1 cup cornstarch garlic salt Chicken wings 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup sugar sesame oil to taste ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds green onions (optional ) Directions Sprinkle chicken wings with garlic salt. Combine flour and cornstarch in a gallon Ziploc and toss chicken...

Chili Cheese Dip

Ingredients Velveeta cheese (lge. brick) 1 can Hormel chili (without beans) Serve with: large Fritos or Crackers Directions Melt the cheese and chili in a fondue pot or chafing dish (use about 2/3 the large brick per can of chili, but this is flexible). Stir and keep warm. This...