Side Dishes

Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower Will Make You Forget About Potatoes

Carolyn Berry | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Cauliflower hasn't always been one of my favourite vegetables. It used to sit in my fridge until it was nearly past the point of no return, and then I would resort to chopping it up and eating it raw with dip. But then one day I tried to mimic one of my favourite restaurant dishes, roasted cauliflower, and I was sold on the versatility of this seemingly boring vegetable.

The Main Ingredients Holiday Challenge: Holiday Side Dish (Chef's Meal)

Christine Cushing | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Living
Christine Cushing

Playing on the classic winter combination of beef and barley, I thought using low sodium beef broth would make a chewy and delicious pilaf dotted with a few sweet currants and the fennel for a subtle anise note.

Perfect Side Dishes For Summer

Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Living

Are you forgetting something? In your excitement to dust off the BBQ and start grilling up summer classics like burgers, hot dogs and kebabs, it’s e...

The Staple Ingredient You Eat 73 Pounds of a Year

Amanda Riva | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

As one of the most consumed ingredients on the planet the potato can be used in an endless amount of dishes and literally enjoyed all year 'round. Sometimes the vast amount of varieties can seem daunting. When faced with hundreds of choices, which to choose? Here's a fool-proof guide to deciphering the qualities of these types so you'll be a potato-pro during your next trip to the supermarket!

Healthy Eating in High-End Restaurants: "Haute Cuisine" Needs an Overhaul

Mahalia Freed, ND | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living
Mahalia Freed, ND

Too often, a restaurant's inflated price point leaves me flat when measured against the profoundly uninspiring vegetable accompaniment that has been prepared with all the verve and creativity of a dial tone. I'm sorry, but steamed carrots and a slice of wobbly bell pepper just doesn't feel good in my body.