Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a perfect side dish - I find that roasting gives greater flavor and complexity to the food. The caramelization just brings out the toasty nuttiness and the yumminess. I would omit cumin
Great side dish for the holidays! Roasted cubes of butternut squashed tossed with balsamic sautéed onions, kale, pecans, dried cranberries. Comes together in the time it takes to roast the squas (Sauteed Squash Recipes)
Asparagus, Tomato and Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette. A quick boil makes the asparagus crisp tender and a delightful vinaigrette with tomatoes and Feta make this a great side salad for a summer party or cookout.