Various Side Dishes


Salad Ingredients:

½ cup of chickpeas
1 large tomato
¼ cup of chopped red onion
Handful of button mushrooms, sliced
1 oz. of almonds, chopped

1) Dice all the ingredients except for the almonds, and toss together. Let the salad chill in the fridge for 1-2 hours.

For the dressing:

2 tbsp. of lemon
2 tbsp. of chopped fresh mint
1.5 tbsp. of olive oil
Pinch of salt

1) Mix everything together, and toss with the salad.

2) Sprinkle the chopped almonds over the salad, and serve.



1 medium sweet potato, baked

1 large apple, cubed

3 oz. of chicken, cooked and diced

1-2 packets of stevia

1 tbsp. of honey, OR additional stevia (optional)

1 tsp. of cinnamon

1/2 tsp. allspice

2 tablespoons of light cream or milk

2 tablespoons of 100% pure maple syrup (sugar-free is fine; optional)


1) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2) Toss the apples and chicken in the spices, and place at the bottom of a glass or ceramic baking dish.

3) Mash the sweet potato with 1-2 packets of stevia (depending on your taste), a pinch of cinnamon, and the cream.

4) Sprinkle additional stevia on top of the apples, or drizzle with 1 tbsp. of honey (OPTIONAL)

5) Spread mashed potatoes over the top of the apples and chicken, and smooth with a butter knife.

6) Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, and top with maple syrup, if desired.



3 ounces of small red potatoes, cooked and cubed

1/4 cup of fresh broccoli, chopped

1.5 tablespoons of sliced celery

1 tbsp. of chopped red onion

2 tbsp. sliced radishes

1 tbsp. green pepper, chopped

1 tablespoon of fat-free Italian salad dressing

1/4 teaspoon dill weed


1) In a large salad bowl, toss the potatoes and vegetables. In a small bowl, blend the salad dressing and dill; add to potato mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until serving.

2 thoughts on “Various Side Dishes

  1. Pingback: Yummy For My Tummy! « Munchies, Muscles, and Mischief

  2. I’m droolin’ over your sweet potato shepherds pie! Can’t wait to try it as it sounds like it would be great…especially for the upcoming autumn!

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