Oryana Natural Foods Market
Oryana Natural Foods Market
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Category: Side Dishes
Alice Waters' Corn Cakes

These are easy and super yummy.  Thanks Alice!

Apple Sweet Potato Gratin

Super easy and scrumptious, this side dish pairs perfectly with pork, chicken, or roast turkey.

Asparagus and Pea Saute

You know spring is here with a bright green dish like this, perked up with a little taste of mint.

Asparagus with Goat Cheese and Lemon

A fresh, lemony taste of spring. Enjoy the season's first bright green spears with crunchy goat cheese rounds.

Balsamic Grilled Patty Pan

Simple yet elegant, patty pans are firm enough to make a fine grilled side dish.

Balsamic Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

This is a lovely side dish full of flavor.

Best Green Bean Casserole

This is a delicious way to make a favorite holiday stand-by without resorting to using canned mushroom soup.

Braised Collards with Tomatoes

Serve this southern-style dish with warm cornbread and roasted or pureed sweet potatoes.

Braised Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

Delicious and easy green bean dish.

Braised Kale with Garlic and Vinegar

This is a simple side dish of greens that pairs well with grilled beef, pork, or marinated tempeh.


Briami is a Greek vegetable dish utilizing mid to late summer vegetables like eggplant, zucchini, and tomatoes. Mint and oregano give it the signature Greek flavor.

Broccoli Kale Gratin

Creamy, comforting greens....

Brown Rice Hemp Pilaf

A delicious way to enjoy the nutty, chewy texture of hemp seeds, which are added at the very end to preserve the integrity of the oil in the seeds.

Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Brown Butter

A super easy way to prepare brussels sprouts.

Bulgur Stuffing with Dried Cranberry and Toasted Hazelnuts

Try something different this holiday season with this flavor-packed stuffing.

Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes

This is an uncomplicated yet fabulous side dish for the holidays.

Butternut Squash Gratin with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts

Squash is great when prepared simply but when dressed up like in this recipe, it is truly outstanding.

Butternut Squash Pear Saute

Sweet meets savory in this wonderful fall dish accented by pecans and goat cheese with just a hint of nutmeg.

Charred Snap Peas with Mint and Lemon

Poultry and fish pair well with this simple vegetable dish and leftovers can be chilled and served in tomorrow’s lunch salad.

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Classic cheesy mashed potatoes with cheddar. Comfort food at its best.

Chili Roasted Carrots

Carrots come to life with chili and lime.

Coconut Milk Braised Greens

Greens with a hint of coconut and lemon. Delish.

Coconut Milk Roasted Butternut Squash

A delicious take on braised butternut squash.

Coconut Roasted Buttercup Squash

Delicious combo of squash and coconut.


Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish mainly consisting of mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage. Cool weather comfort food at its best.

Collard Greens with Farro

Farro is a type of wheat and becoming popular as a healthful, tasty grain. This dish is deceptively simple but people will think it took hours to make because it's so good.

Collard Greens with Rice

A satisfying Southern-inspired dish with rice and collards.

Corn Sformati

Italian soufflés are more rustic and forgiving than their French cousins. They do not have to be eaten when just come out of the oven. They can be served hot, at room temperature, or even cold.

Creamed Spinach

A comfort food and green leafy vegetable all rolled into one. It doesn't get any better.

Creamed Swiss Chard

This is a comforting dish when garden fresh chard is abundant.

Creamy Hot Beets

A unique and surprisingly good combination of flavors.

Crock Pot Red Cabbage

Super easy way to make stewed red cabbage. Serve with pork or beef.

Fresh Corn Casserole

A simple, satisfying way to serve fresh corn. (It's not low calorie but who's counting?)

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic and potatoes go so well together.

German Braised Red Cabbage

Also known as Rotkohl, this is an easy-to-make German recipe that yields a tart-sweet, comforting dish. Makes a wonderful side dish for beef or pork.

German Onion Pie

Traditionally served in the Fall as a snack, onion pie (Zwiebelkuchen) is a hearty, delicious dish.

German Potato Dumplings

Make this for Sunday supper with roasted meat and gravy.

Ginger Garlic Green Beans

Green beans enhanced with the exotic flavors of Asia.

Gluten-Free Stuffing

Just like traditional stuffing but substituting gluten-free bread.

Grilled Asparagus and Potato with Tarragon Brown Butter

This recipe features local asparagus and fresh tarragon.

Grilled Asparagus with Miso Lemon Sauce

The sauce really makes this dish.

Himmel und Erde

This is a German dish of mashed potatoes with apples and caramelized onions. Great fall comfort food.

How to Cook Beans

Soaking beans before cooking them is an important step you shouldn't skip.

Kale with Bacon, White Beans, and Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are an often overlooked addition to summer cooking but add a wonderful garlicky flavor to salads, soups, and this hearty side dish.

Kale with Carmelized Onions and Almonds

Dressed up kale side dish for supper.

Kasha Stuffing

This is a delcious alternative to traditional stuffing. Kasha has just the right texture to use for stuffing.

Lebanese Green Beans

Try this Middle Eastern inspired recipe featuring fresh green beans and ripe tomatoes, seasoned with cinnamon and mint.

Maple Braised Squash

Braising - sautéing, then cooking low and slow in a small amount of liquid - is most often associated with meat, but it's also a great way to cook vegetables. This squash is tender and infused with maple syrup flavor.

Maple Glazed Carrots

Bathed in maple syrup and butter, sweet carrots become a special treat. If you find bunched carrots with tops, pick the bunch with the thinnest carrots and leave a bit of the stem attached for a pretty presentation.

Mushroom Risotto

Dried mushrooms boost the meaty, mushroomy qualities of this hearty risotto.

Not Just Potato Pancakes

If you love potato pancakes, you will love these made from assorted root veggies.

Orange Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Enjoy these Brussels as a side or double the glaze and toss with cooked linguini for a delicious main dish.

Parmesan Herb Crusted Potatoes

Try these out-of-this-world Parmesan crusted potatoes hot or at room temp and with or without dipping sauce.

Parmesan Tomatoes

This is a quick, easy, yet very satisfying way to use up some of the abundance of garden tomatoes.

Parsnip and Potato Mash with Thyme

Dress up potatoes with this easy mash.

Patty Pan Squash Saute with Fresh Herbs

Patty pans are best eaten when they are small. Try this simple, quick saute that goes well with grilled chicken or fish.

Peas with Prosciutto

A nice side dish to serve warm or cold.

Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Everyone will love this version of sweet potato casserole.

Potato Collard Pancakes

Kale would also work well in this pancake.

Potato Coshe

Coshe is a peasant Lithuanian dish. Delicious with roasted meat or as a brunch side dish.

Potato Skins with Smoked Salmon & Crème Fraîche

Hot, crispy, and easy to make, this dish will disappear in a flash.

Quinoa Stuffing

Classically-flavored stuffing made with quinoa instead of bread.

Rainbow Chard with Garlic & Mustard Seeds

A lovely, spicy way to prepare chard.

Red Cabbage Sauerkraut with Onion

Cultured cabbage, aka sauerkraut, not only tastes great, is a probiotic-rich food that's good for your gut. Eat a little every day to help keep your immune system in fine shape.

Risotto with Spring Greens

The ultimate comfort food...

Roasted Broccoli

This dish couldn't be simpler but it is oh so delicious.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower with Bacon and Rosemary

A delicious combination of earthy vegetables, fragrant rosemary, and smoky bacon.

Roasted Cauliflower and Potatoes with Feta

Cauliflower, potatoes and carrots are baked to perfection. A sprinkle of fresh parsley and feta provides the final flavor flourish. 

Roasted Eggplant and Tomato

So simple yet with elegant flavors, tomatoes and eggplant pair beautifully in this late summer dish.

Roasted Potatoes and Parsnips with Rosemary

Parsnips and potatoes marry well in this easy recipe.

Roasted Pumpkin

Simple yet superb. Roasted pumpkin and NOTHING ELSE.

Roasted Ricotta Tomatoes

If you have lots of roma tomatoes from your garden, try this simple dish.

Roasted Romanesque Cauliflower

Romanesque cauliflower, which comes from Italy, has a sweet, nutty taste. Prepare it as you would cauliflower or broccoli. Or try this easy recipe.

Roasted Rutabaga

Roasting rutabagas brings out their sweetness and concentrates flavor.

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is easy to prepare and then you can add toppings of your choice...

Roasted Vegetables

It's easy to roast vegetables.

Saag Aloo - Indian Spinach and Potatoes

This scrumptious and popular spicy curry dish from Northern India is not to be missed!


Before modern day canning techniques became a ritual in home kitchens in bygone days, most of our American ancestors utilized the process of lacto-fermentation.

Sauteed Morel Mushrooms

This is the best way to eat morels, sauteed in butter and nothing else.

Savory Stuffed Pumpkin

Celebrate fall with a savory mix of sautéed apples, garlic and sausage stuffed in pie pumpkin.

Sesame Green Beans

This recipe is deceptively simple and utterly delicious.

Sesame Pea Pods

This is a super fast, easy, and delicious way to serve crisp, fresh pea pods.

Smoked Gouda Risotto with Kale and Mushrooms

Accompany this dish with something simple, crunchy and tart to complement the rich, smoky flavors; try a romaine salad dressed with vinaigrette or steamed green beans tossed with lemon, olive oil and garlic.

Smoky Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted cauliflower takes on the rich smoky flavor of chipotles in adobo in this quick and simple recipe.

Snap Peas with Green Onions & Radishes

A good combination here with sharp radishes and sweet pea pods sauteed to perfection.

Southern Green Beans

Easy and tasty green bean recipe.

Southern Style Collard Greens

This recipe uses bacon instead of ham hocks for a smoky touch.


Spätzle are German (Bavarian to be exact) noodles, very simple to prepare and delicious with stew, roast beef, goulash, and other hearty fare.

Spiced Snow Peas

A simple, Indian-inspired dish.

Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges with Jalapeño Sour Cream

Sweet and spicy go great together in this dish.

Spinach with Tempeh Croutons

A quick and delicious vegetarian dish

Steel Cut Oat Risotto with Roasted Butternut Squash

Did you know you can make a dish similar to rice-based risotto using oats?

Sugar Snap Peas with Sesame

Super simple yet elegant, fresh snap peas with sesame.

Sweet Potato Bacon Hash

Only 3 main ingredients...how easy is that?

Swiss Chard Pancakes

Delicious way to use up chard.

Tex Mex Beans

This is a nice alternative to traditional baked beans.

Zucchini Corn Ricotta Fritters

A delcious combination of corn and zucchini.

Zucchini Fries

A delicious way to enjoy zucchini.

Zucchini Gratin

This is classic Italian comfort food, hot from the oven, made with zucchini and garlic  topped with feta cheese.


Zuccini Noodles

If you want to eat more veggies or are avoiding gluten, this is a great alternative to pasta.

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