Delicious Garden Side Dishes

Delicious garden side dishes that anyone can prepare.  If you are looking for some tasty recipes for your family, check out some of the recipes below.  Most of these recipes use garden-fresh ingredients so you can create your own healthy family friend meals at home.

  • Delicious Garden Side Dishes,  Healthy Recipes

    Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde

    Tomatillo season is here. One of our favorite recipes for using up bumper crops of Tomatillos is Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde. This recipe is so easy to make with just a few fresh ingredients. Growing Tomatillos When I first started growing tomatillos, I had a heck of a time getting the seeds to sprout. I have heard this from a few other people over the years. Last summer, I finally had a successful plant. I harvest most of the tomatillos but did not get to all of them picked last year, so they fell to the ground. These tomatillos composted in place and, and this year I had a HUGE…

  • Easy Homemade Coleslaw
    Delicious Garden Side Dishes

    Easy Homemade Coleslaw Recipe

    Summer is here, at least here in Arizona. Temps have been a cool 100 degrees and rising. This is the time that we love to head up north to cooler parts of the state to get outdoors, hike, camp, and BBQ. One of my family’s all-time favorite side dishes in the summer is my Easy Homemade Coleslaw recipe. The History of Coleslaw Did you know that Coleslaw got its start in the 18th Century? It was a Dutch food originally named “koolsla”, meaning Cabbage Salad. One of the original recipes for this popular summertime dish included cabbage, melted butter, vinegar, and oil. However, on the most popular ingredients for this…