Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Side Dishes

simple sautéed celery root

I’m back today with another awesome root veggie side dish. This one is for Simple Sauteed Celery Root with Garlic and Herbs. It’s an easy…Read More

Vegetable Mash

Today’s recipe for Vegetable Mash is a creamy comforting alternative to mashed potatoes. It’s made using root vegetables, garlic and butter pureed until it has…Read More

roasted green beans with almonds

Here’s a recipe for classic roasted green beans with the addition of almonds. They are easy enough for a busy weeknight or festive enough to…Read More

simple buttermilk mashed potatoes

If you’re looking for a super basic Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes recipe, you’re in luck my friends! These are soooo good! I have a really simple…Read More

easy garlic herb butternut squash

This easy garlic and herb butternut squash recipe is an easy but crazy flavorful side dish to add to your menu. It is naturally vegan,…Read More

Garden Salad

If there is such a thing as a comfort food salad then this Garden Salad would be it. It’s the old school classic salad of…Read More

Ratatouille

Here’s an easy 25 minute recipe for ratatouille, which is a simple French vegetable stew, made with eggplant, zucchini, peppers and tomatoes. This stove-top version…Read More

Sesame Noodles

Today’s recipe is a super easy pantry-friendly recipe: takeout style sesame noodles made with whole-wheat pasta tossed with rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil and scallions….Read More

cheddar roasted tomatoes

These simple cheddar roasted tomatoes are a favorite recipe in the summer and early fall. Once you see how easy this easy side dish is…Read More

German Potato Salad

This German Potato Salad recipe is so easy ( I used a few tricks to make the process so much faster) and it’s also healthier…Read More

asian coleslaw

I promise this Asian Coleslaw will be your go-to side dish salad this summer. You can whip it up in minutes and the super yummy…Read More

Panzanella Salad

This colorful Panzanella Salad has tomatoes, peppers, onion and cucumbers to give it loads of flavor, crunch and color. The bread is toasted then soaks…Read More

grilled potatoes

If you’ve never tried to make grilled potatoes, then I am so excited to share this recipe! I’ll show you how just how easy it…Read More

texas caviar

This Texas Caviar recipe is the bomb! It’s absolutely bursting with flavor! I made it with black-eyed peas, roasted red and green peppers, scallions and…Read More

israeli couscous salad

This Israeli Couscous Salad recipe with chickpeas brings together flavors of lemon, garlic and cumin with fresh parsley. It’s a fast and healthy side dish…Read More

Mexican Pasta Salad

Friends, I don’t know if Mexican pasta salad was a thing before now, but I do know that when pasta salad takes a metaphorical trip…Read More

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a healthy and tasty side dish for summer parties. It is popping with flavor and loaded with cucumbers, feta and…Read More

easy broccoli with garlic and lemon

This easy Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon is one of my favorite go-to ways to jazz up simple steamed broccoli and my children absolutely love…Read More

Simple Brussels Sprouts

Today I have a recipe for Simple Brussels Sprouts steamed and then tossed with garlic butter and olive oil. It’s about as basic (and fast)…Read More

Mexican Coleslaw

This five minute Mexican coleslaw recipe is  made with cabbage, cilantro and lime. It’s a super simple (and healthy) side dish to go with Mexican…Read More

Roasted Carrots And Onions

It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe for Roasted Carrots and Onions. Simply peel and chop carrots, toss them with oil and seasoning and…Read More

Farro Salad

Here is a delicious Farro Salad made with sauteed leeks, apples and walnuts. It has orange and walnut vinaigrette and dried cranberries which gives it…Read More

maple glazed carrots

Hi folks, I have my favorite Maple Glazed Carrots recipe to share with you today. They have a smidge of butter, shallot and a touch…Read More

Wild Rice Salad

Here is my very best Wild Rice Salad recipe made with oranges, dried cranberries, apricots and avocado. It is a delicious make-ahead side dish for…Read More