Posts Tagged ‘side dish’

Green Beans with Tomato Almond Pesto | I Spy Plum Pie

Recipe: Green Beans with Tomato Almond Pesto

I knew I was about to start getting asked what to cook for Christmas, so I got ahead of things! I started testing some options and this green beans with tomato almond pesto dish is an absolute winner. It’s vegan friendly, delicious and even the right colours!

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Sweet Potato Pickle Salad

Recipe: Sweet Potato Pickle Salad

This sweet potato pickle salad is perfect for a BBQ or potluck dinner and is absolutely bursting with tangy, zesty flavours. It’s simple to whip up, doesn’t require any fancy ingredients and suitable for vegans as well – what more could you want?!

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Recipe: Cranberry Hazelnut Greens

With Christmas quickly coming up on us it starts to be time to plan the menu for the day, and a big pile of greens is always an excellent choice to balance out the meal. These cranberry hazelnut greens are not only fresh and light but very Christmassy in flavour, and they look pretty too!

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Recipe: Garlic Asian Greens

The recipe for these garlic asian greens is probably the simplest I have ever shared here on I Spy Plum Pie, but they are mighty delicious. I whip them up all the time as a side dish to go with rice and something like grilled tofu, steamed dumplings or the recipe I shared last week, miso eggplant. They take no time at all to whip up and are a tasty way to up your leafy green vegetable uptake.

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Recipe: Pumpkin, Bean & Rice Salad

After playing around with black rice after first buying it (like with this salad!) it had snuck its way to the back of my pantry and I promptly forgot about it (which possibly says a lot about the state of my pantry!) until I was looking for something to make a side dish with and stumbled across it again! Of course, you could make this salad with brown rice if you’d prefer, but there’s something about the colour and slightly nutty flavour that I really like about black rice, so if you can get your hands on it I highly recommend giving it a try!

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