Archive for the ‘Side Dishes’ Category

Brussels Sprouts and Okra

Brussels Sprouts and Okra Ingredients: ¼ cup lean country ham, cut into thin strips 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups water Salt to taste 1 teaspoon sugar ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1-½ to 2 pounds fresh Brussels Sprouts 8 to 10 pods of fresh small okra, stem ends removed   Directions: Use a […]

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes Mix half flour and half cornmeal on a plate and season to your liking. Scramble an egg in a bowl, and season it to your taste. Slice the green tomatoes (not too thin) and place them in the scrambled egg. Then, place them on the plate covering both sides with the seasoned […]

Creamy and Healthy Cole Slaw

Creamy and Healthy Cole Slaw Here is my favorite recipe for cole slaw. An excellent way to add raw cabbage to your diet and therefore add more fiber. Ingredients: 2 pound cabbage 2 large carrots 1 medium red pepper 1 medium green pepper 1/3 teaspoon celery seeds 3/4 cups apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon salt […]

Healthy Corn Grits

Healthy Corn Grits Ingredients:                                                                                                                                                                          1 cup corn grits 2 cups vegetable broth recipe 1 teaspoon cold pressed olive oil   Directions: Bring to a boil and cook at medium heat for 10 minutes.