Side Dishes

Would You Like Some Fries With That?

Let’s face it; French Fries are the universal sideline for a variety of dishes. From barbecue and fast food, to steaks and chicken roasts, these thin, crisp (or thick and potato-y) are the perfect food item to complement your meal. However, as delicious as they may be, you can’t have French Fries with every dish you prepare. Fries and beef stew don’t make a good combination now, do they? And having them alongside stir-fried noodles doesn’t sound tempting either. Sometimes, you need a more fulfilling portion balancing your main dish, and French Fries just don’t make the cut.

With Eats By The Beach, you can put your side dish dilemmas to rest! We provide a diverse range of easy-to-prepare side dish recipes to harmonize your main dish and add variety to your meal. From Crunchy Asian Coleslaws and Classic Wedge Salads, to Vegetable Lo Mein recipes, you’re bound to find something you love on our blog!

Sweet Corn Fritters

Sweet Corn Fritters

Sweet corn fritters use the best of summer’s corn crop for a delicious and satisfying appetizer or side dish. These little bites pair wonderfully with grilled meats, making them a great addition to your family barbecues. I like to serve these alongside Spicy Grilled Jerk Read More..

Grandma’s Pickled Vegetable Salad

Grandma’s Pickled Vegetable Salad

Grandma’s Sweet And Sour Vegetable Salad is an old-fashioned dish that uses up those canned veggies you may have bought during quarantine. The salad is sweet and tart and very refreshing.  It is lovely with barbecued meats and makes a great potluck dish. I like Read More..

Easy Succotash

Easy Succotash

This Easy Succotash recipe is a great way to add vegetables to your family’s meal that they’ll actually eat and love. This dish pairs perfectly with grilled or roasted meats and also makes a satisfying light meal on its own. I like serving Easy Succotash Read More..

Dutch Oven Irish Soda Bread

Dutch Oven Irish Soda Bread

Dutch oven Irish Soda Bread makes the perfect St. Patrick’s Day breakfast.  With only six ingredients and one hour, you can make this tender, delicious loaf.  Serve it warm with butter and jam for a treat your whole family will love.  It’s also amazing with Read More..

Homemade Avocado Ranch Dressing

Homemade Avocado Ranch Dressing

Homemade Avocado Ranch Dressing is so creamy and fresh tasting.  It’s great as a salad dressing, as a dip for vegetables or wings, or to use in tuna or chicken salad.  This recipe is a must for all the ranch lovers in your life. Ranch Read More..

Restaurant Quality French Fries

Restaurant Quality French Fries

Now you can make Restaurant quality french fries at home that are crispy and golden on the outside, yet fluffy and tender on the inside.  The best part is they can be partially prepped ahead of time and frozen until you’re ready for them. I Read More..

Garlic Chive Mashed Cauliflower

Garlic Chive Mashed Cauliflower

Garlic chive mashed cauliflower is a lower-carb substitute for mashed potatoes.  It’s full of flavor, creamy, and satisfying, and a lot healthier. My favorite meal when I am craving something healthy is a cool Israeli Salad, Lemon Garlic Roasted Swordfish, this luscious garlic chive mashed Read More..

Sauteed Green Peas

Sauteed Green Peas

With a few simple ingredients and about 30 minutes, you can whip up an elegant and delicious holiday side dish that your family will love. Our favorite Christmas dinner is serving the sauteed green peas alongside Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Creamy Scalloped Potatoes, and a bright Read More..

Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous stuffed acorn squash is a sweet and savory side dish that is great as a vegetarian entree or healthy side dish.  It goes wonderfully with grilled or roasted meats, making it a lovely addition to your holiday meal.  I like to serve this with Read More..

Warm Buckwheat Salad

Warm Buckwheat Salad

This warm buckwheat salad is a healthy and tasty break from all of the rich holiday dishes we are all over-indulging upon these days.  With the green brussels sprouts and the red cranberries and pomegranate seeds, this dish is also a lovely Christmas side dish. Read More..

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Just like Grandma used to make, this Southern Cornbread Dressing is Thanksgiving comfort food at its best but made easier by using corn muffin mix. Celebrate a Southern Thanksgiving by pairing your Southern Cornbread Dressing with Spicy Southern Corn Casserole, Fresh Cranberry Salsa, Savory Butternut Read More..

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding is a delicious and easy addition to your Thanksgiving table.  This Southern favorite is a cross between a savory pudding and creamed corn.  It’s subtly sweet, creamy, and full of fresh corn flavor. This is one of my favorite holiday dishes.  I Read More..

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Just in time for Octoberfest celebrations, Parslied German Spaetzle in Brown Butter Sauce is a delicious side dish that pairs well with roasted or grilled meats. My favorite way to serve the spaetzles is with Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs, Sauteed Haricot Verts, Sweet And Read More..

Cauliflower Au Gratin

Cauliflower Au Gratin

Cauliflower Au Gratin is a great way to get your family to eat more veggies.  Tender, roasted cauliflower in cheesy sauce – what’s not to love?  This dish is great for holidays too! I like to serve cauliflower au gratin with Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken, Read More..

Tropical Slaw with Pineapple

Tropical Slaw with Pineapple

This tropical slaw is a perfect way to kiss goodbye to summer.  It’s bursting with crunch, sweetness, and a hint of heat.  It goes wonderfully with grilled meats, shrimp tacos, or when you’re looking for a side dish that’s a little out of the ordinary. Read More..