Side Dish Recipes

Vegan Garlic “Cheese” Fries

If you are looking for a delicious side dish to go along with dinner, these oven baked fries are an easy to make delicious choice!  They are packed with flavor and taste cheesy thanks to the nutritional yeast they are coated in, and they are healthier than deep fried restaurant fries but just as tasty!

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Spiced Roasted Squash with Vegan Feta and Cranberries

Roasted squash is one of my favorite side dishes!  I this dish, it is scented with warming spices, and tossed with sweet cranberries and fragrant cilantro with some vegan feta added in for richness.  It makes a beautiful, flavorful and healthy side dish perfect for Holiday meals!

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Thai Red Curry Brussels Sprouts

It is a tradition in my family to have brussels sprouts at Thanksgiving, but I sometimes like to switch up the recipe to keep it interesting!  These Thai Red Curry Brussels Sprouts are flavorful, delicious and healthy plus easy to make! They feature Thai red curry paste for flavor, and coconut milk for a creamy non-dairy sauce. They would be the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving meal, but also just make a great side dish in general!

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Rosemary Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I love roasted sweet potatoes as a side dish, because not only are they packed with flavor, they are packed with nutrients!  This recipe is easy to make and requires minimal hands on time, but the result is delicious!  These are perfect served as a side at Thanksgiving dinner, or any fall or winter meal!

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Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut squash is a delicious addition to any meal, and these squash fries are a great fall side dish!  They are a great swap for the usual french fries, and they are baked not fried so they are better for you.  They are colorful, packed with nutrients, and really delicious!

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Spicy Chickpea Salad

You can turn canned chickpeas into a delicious meal with this easy to make salad!  I combine them with a bit of jalapenos, cumin, lime juice and cilantro to give it plenty of flavor, and some bell peppers for color and it is so good and so easy to make.  This is perfect for summer!  Serve it over romaine lettuce for more of a main dish meal, or as is for a side.

Entree Salad Side Dish Beginner Easy Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Heart Healthy Salad Vegan Vegetarian

Pickled Green Beans

Pickled green beans are easy to make, and a delicious for a snack, or addition to a picnic spread. These ones are quick pickled, so they come together in about 30 minutes, and only take a few days until they are ready!

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Vegan Mexican Corn Salad

If you are looking for a flavorful, easy to make salad to serve at your next summer picnic, give this one a try! If features sweet corn and all of the flavors of Mexican street corn but in salad form.  It also happens to be dairy free, vegan and gluten free but you would never know by tasting it, since it is so delicious!

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Vegan Potato Salad

Potato salad is a summer picnic staple!  This version contains no eggs or dairy but is still every bit as delicious as the classic potato salad everyone grew up eating.  It is easy to make and perfect for bringing to a picnic!

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Watermelon and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Simple refreshing salads are my favorite in the summer!  This one features heirloom tomatoes and watermelon which are at their most flavorful this time of year!  It comes together in about 5 minutes and it makes the perfect side dish for your picnic or BBQ!  Not only that, it is beautiful, delicious and healthy too!

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