Category Archive: Side Dishes

Air Fried Garlic Mashed Potato Balls & Stuffed Mini Bella’s -No Oil

Air Fried Garlic Mashed Potato Balls
Nutmeg Notebook

For Thanksgiving I made 7 pounds of Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes for our company meal. We really didn’t have much leftover. Everyone seems to love mashed potatoes and gravy – including me. With my Breville Smart Oven Air fryer I am always thinking about what I can air fry sans oil to transform our plant based favorites into …

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Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Vegan Garlic Mashed Potatoes 
Nutmeg Notebook

Mashed potatoes are so easy in the Instant Pot pressure cooker. You cook, mash and keep them warm all in the Instant Pot. No draining water off either and the taste – nothing short of fabulous! Now you will make mashed potatoes all the time not just at the holidays. Skin on or off? I …

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Bok Choy Fennel Salad

Bok Choy Fennel Salad
Numteg Notebook

This original recipe called for a shredded apple which sounded messy to me so I opted to make little julienne strips instead. My approach was to cut the apple in half, use a melon ball tool to remove the core, slice each half into rounds and then slice each round into sticks. Since I was …

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How to Saute Vegetables Oil Free

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No Oil Saute

I love, love, love vegetables! There aren’t too many of them that I don’t like so I have a never ending variety to choose from. Fresh, frozen, steamed, oven roasted or sauteed in a pan – I like them all. Maybe that’s why a plant based diet was so easy to transition to. At first …

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Triple Rice Salad with Apple Sage Sausage, Dried Fruit & Nuts

Triple Rice Salad with Apple Sage Sausage

This fabulous recipe comes from Happy Healthy Long Life – every recipe I have tried from her blog has been a hit! As she points out on her post about this recipe – it isn’t a low fat or low calorie recipe – no it’s a rich and delicious, festive holiday dish that will surely please all …

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