Side Dishes | National Health Association

Side Dishes

Dill Quinoa and Fava Beans

This dish is a slight variation of Baghali Polo, a traditional Persian rice dish that offers fragrant flavors of both fresh and dried dill and fresh parsley, along with fava beans, basmati rice, and... more

Raw Cranberry-persimmon Relish

This is one of my favorite recipes of all time, and it’s super easy! Give it a try when persimmons are in season; I love serving this at Thanksgiving. The sweetness of the persimmon, apple, and... more

Pumpkin-walnut Cornbread

This twist on traditional cornbread is perfect for the holiday table, and a healthy departure from nutrient-poor, white-flour breads and rolls. Lightly sweetened with dates, this bread is a delicious... more

South of the Border Rice

We LOVE Tex-Mex! This rice is super easy to make and so delicious! Double the recipe and make for dinner and then have for lunch the next day. Serve with beans if you like. 1 cup long-grain brown... more

Royal Curried Chickpeas

This recipe is a great way to get more greens! The spices in this come together beautifully for a slightly exotic flavor. It can be served as a salad or over a cooked grain for a main meal. 1 medium... more

Lip-smacking Mouthwatering Kale

This recipe reminds us that we never have to eat plain, steamed vegetables, unless we want to. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn recommends his cardiac patients eat greens six times a day; this dish may make a... more

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