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Cucumber Avocado Farro Salad with Miso Vinaigrette Dressing

This cucumber avocado farro salad with miso vinaigrette dressing is full of greens and veggies! Can be eaten by itself (for gluten-free) or over a bed of farro for a heartier meal. Either way is a delicious vegan dish that is healthy and full of flavor! This recipe was adapted from a meal box from …

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Roasted Vegetable Spinach Salad with Avocado Dressing (Leftover Veggie Salad)

Roasted Vegetable Spinach Salad with Avocado Dressing, a.k.a. “Leftover Veggie Salad.” Use up your vegetables or roast your favorites for this healthy vegan and gluten-free meal! Seriously, it’s a shock I haven’t yet had a post specifically to use up leftover vegetables! Until now. More than once I’ve told you how I overbuy vegetables. Or …

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Spanish Cauliflower Rice

Spanish Cauliflower Rice – a grain-free substitute for Spanish rice that’s quick and healthy. Vegan and gluten-free option. When I was younger, I convinced myself I didn’t like Mexican food. Maybe it was all the beans, or the fact that I didn’t know the difference between an enchilada and a fajita. Also not eating meat limited …

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Mini Sweet Pepper Bites with Brie Cheese and Sundried Tomatoes

Mini Sweet Pepper Bites with Brie and Sun Dried Tomatoes. A quick vegetarian appetizer or party finger food with only 3 ingredients. Flash back to last week: I’m making a ton of food for a dinner party and trying to use up all my fresh produce in the process before I go out of town. …

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Pomegranate Seeds

Roasted Acorn Squash with pomegranate seeds. An easy and beautiful side dish for any dinner table. Did you know, acorn squash is sometimes called pepper squash? I don’t know why. I know it’s called acorn squash because it like of looks like a big acorn. It also is an incredibly good source of Vitamin C, …

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Riced Cauliflower – Low Carb, Quick & Healthy

Riced cauliflower with green peppers and spices. This low-carb, healthy side dish is completely customizable and will be ready in 15 minutes! Cauliflower: vegetable of the year for 2015 (or 2014, depending on your source). Who decides this stuff? And yes, I realize it’s 2016 or later, depending on when you’re reading this. I’m known to be a …

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Simple Summer Tomato Salad

Simple Summer Tomato Salad. Healthy, light, delicious and portable so you can pack it to-go for all your summer adventures. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SamsClubMag #CollectiveBias Summer is here! Well actually it’s not officially here until June 20 if you want to get technical, …

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Roasted Vegetables with Rosemary

Roasted Vegetables with Rosemary – Colorful and flavorful side dish that will help anyone get their daily dose of veggies. Chopping vegetables can be so meditative. I still prefer to buy some vegetables pre-cut (like butternut squash) but for the most part I enjoy it. Sometimes, I get so excited about food prepping that I …

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Broccoli Cheddar Bites

Broccoli Cheddar Bites – perfect snack or finger food for a delicious serving of veggies. Both kids and adults will love them! Confession – these were originally going to be called “broccoli tots,” an imitation of “tater tots” that I’ve seen floating around the web. However, since they both look and taste nothing like tater …

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Multicolored Shredded Carrot Salad

Multicolored Shredded Carrot Salad with dried cranberries, dried blueberries and parsley. A beautiful and healthy veggie side dish that is vegan and gluten free. I have my mom to thank for this salad. This is a perfect example of how she can throw together whatever she has on hand to make a wonderful recipe. It’s …

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Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Halves

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Halves – a unique way to bake cauliflower and a colorful + flavorful side. Many of the recipes I make are not pre-planned, but actually result from leftover ingredients that I need to figure out how to use. I buy cauliflower often and since I only have time for so many cauliflower …

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Healthy Squash and Tomato Casserole

Healthy Squash and Tomato Casserole – Summer squash, zucchini, tomato and herbs make this colorful and healthy side dish a great vegan addition to any summer meal. Hellloooo squash. It’s zucchini season around here again and I feel late to the party. I tried to plant zucchini in my patio garden this year but so far …

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