All posts in "Sides, Sauces, Salads and Soups"

The Tree of Life Low Calorie Cauliflower Roast

A tasty way of eating cauliflower. Roasted with garlic and onions and thyme. Are you always trying to find quick and easy way’s of making healthy, low calorie vegetable lunches?  This one looks very pretty, but only takes a few minutes to prepare. You can served it with a fresh salad and my balsamic salad […]


Basic Vinaigrette Recipe

When you make your own dressing, it’s easy if you stick to this rule.  4 parts oil and one part vinegar. The rest is all extra flavoring. You can put what ever you like depending on what your tastes are. I start with the oil and vinegar mix, and add freshly ground sea salt and […]


Gluten Free Garlic-Cheese Cheesebread

These rolls are perfect to serve with a fresh hearty vegetable soup, on a cold, rainy Winter’s day. A spectacular dish. You can add a handful of grated zucchini to the bread to add to the nutritional content. Gluten Free Garlic-Cheese Cheesebread   Save Print Author: Cavewoman Ingredients ⅞ Cups Warm Water 2 tsp Active […]


Garlic Greek Potatoes

An easy dish to make and quite delicious if you like potatoes. I spent many holidays in my youth, cycling round the islands in Greece and had many a dish with potatoes just like these.  Potatoes and eggplant with everything! What a hospitable nation. Everyone I met on my travels wanted me to stay with […]


Yorkshire Pudding

This is a British recipe served on a Sunday, as an accompaniment to the Sunday Roast Dinner. Traditionally,  families that were poor served the puddings as a filler before the meat course.  Now they are an integral part of the main course. The meal consists of light, fluffy, crispy around the edge Yorkshires, Crunchy roasted […]


Stuffed Onion with Orange and Lemon Zest

These herb, citrus infused onions are the perfect accompaniment to a Thanksgiving  feast. Rather than contribute to the mass slaughter of 45 million turkeys every Thanksgiving, I like to serve these tasty delights with roasted garlic mashed potato, crispy rosemary roast potatoes, roasted parsnips, honey glazed carrots, minted petitis pois, buttered green beans, chestnut brussel […]


Chard with Garlic and Sweet Caramelized Onion

Chard is considered to be one of the healthiest and most nutritious vegetables available. It’s dark green leaves have 13 different polyphenol antioxidants, vitamins A, K and C, and is also rich in minerals ( especially iron), dietary fiber and protein. Chard has also been researched for it’s blood sugar regulating properties. The flavonoid Syringic […]


Sun Dried Tomato Marinara

You can easily make 4 times the recipe and have this rich tomato marinara sauce when ever you need it. Just pop it in some mason jars. All the subtle flavors of the Mediterranean, fresh tomato, oregano, basil olive oil and a hint of garlic.  Eat on vegetables, with pasta or pizza or just dip […]


Organic Pickled Beets

Beets are quite  low in calories, 45/100g.  The  nutritional benefits come  from fiber, vitamins, minerals, and unique plant derived anti-oxidants.  This root is also rich source of photochemical compound, Glycine betaine, which lowers homocysteine levels in the blood (high levels of homocystiene in the blood can lead to coronary heart disease).  Beets also contain significant […]


Roasted Rosemary Ratatouille

As  cold earth sleeps below and wind and rain rage with madness above, while spring beckons, sit then, quietly….. in patience and at length, summer does come. The perfect bold and hearty meal.  Rosemary, garlic and tomato infusing together to delight the senses.   Perfect for dark snowy days and long cold winter nights by the […]

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