Category Archives: Side Dishes

Baja Quinoa

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner and spring in the air here’s a recipe with a little kick for you. Quinoa (keen-wah) is a protein rich grain the Inca’s considered ‘gold’, according to WHFoods. Quinoa is nutty flavored … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Lemon and Parmesan

We are so fortunate to live on the front side of a gorgeous green space in Portland and even though it doesn’t compare to the exquisite Kenai River I had in my backyard as a child, it is a beautiful … Continue reading

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Steamed Mashed Yams

Steamed Mashed Yams is a seemingly simple recipe with very few ingredients.  But, I find every time I make this recipe it is simply delicious and worth sharing.   I would say the inspiration for my mashed yams was from … Continue reading

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