Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Side Dishes

heirloom tomato salad with green beans and chevre

This luscious tomato and green bean salad is just a riot of color and juicy summer time produce side-dish mayhem! It is so simple to…Read More

healthy macaroni salad with greek yogurt and cheddar

Healthy macaroni salad with greek yogurt and cheddar. This healthy take on macaroni pasta salad with cheese has loads of garden fresh vegetables in it…Read More

mediterranean black lentil salad

This Mediterranean Black Lentil Salad with cucumbers, spinach and feta is super easy to whip together. Just toss the lentils together with a little dressing…Read More

red white and bleu potato salad with horseradish and bacon

This potato salad is made with red, white and blue potatoes, bleu cheese, creamy greek yogurt and horseradish dressing and red peppers and bacon. It…Read More

sesame roasted asparagus salad

This sesame roasted asparagus salad is a cinch to whip together. Roasting asparagus is super easy, and it makes a perfect base for flavorful sesame salad…Read More

black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

This black bean and quinoa salad with mango and avocado is a delicious side salad for potlucks, parties and summertime picnics, and the leftovers make…Read More

roasted root vegetables with spring herbs

This recipe for mixed roasted root vegetables and Brussles sprouts has fresh chopped spring herbs and lemon zest added in for freshness. Learning how to…Read More

mexican cauliflower patties

These low-carb Mexican cauliflower patties are everything! They are the bee’s knees! They are gluten-free and vegetarian and will disappear in a flash, they taste so…Read More

Chioggia Beets with Cranberries and Spiced Nuts

This recipe for Chioggia Beets with Cranberries and Spiced Nuts is insanely delicious! And it is super simple to make. Bring it to a potluck…Read More

spaghetti squash with chèvre and lemon thyme dressing

I heart this Spaghetti squash with chèvre, almonds and lemon thyme dressing. Prepare yourself for some culinary gushing. This spaghetti squash with chevre, almonds and…Read More

how to microwave spaghetti squash

Here is a step by step guide to show you just how easy it is to microwave spaghetti squash. I have photos for each step,…Read More

brown sugar and coconut glazed rutabaga

This totally unexpected and delicious brown sugar and coconut glazed rutabaga is a bowl full of healthy goodness.  It’s dairy free, gluten free and vegan! Crazy right?!

4-ingredient spice roasted delicata squash with port reduction

This super easy Spice Roasted Delicata Squash recipe with a Port Wine Reduction is so yummy! Plus it’s only 4 ingredients! I know, right? Gotta get it!…Read More

sautéed kale with cider vinegar

This simple sauteed kale with cider vinegar is about as basic as it gets, but it is an unbeatable combination. The sweet golden onions, salt and…Read More

clean eating cucumber noodles with lemon basil

This clean eating salad made with cucumber noodles with lemon basil takes just 10 minutes to make. It is low-carb, paleo and vegan. If you…Read More

chickpea and grilled corn salad

This chickpea and grilled corn salad is so easy and delicious. You’ll wish you had made a double batch! It has basil, parsley and tomatoes…Read More

simple tabbouleh salad

A simple tabbouleh salad with curly parsley, mint, tomatoes and red onion. A perfect healthy summer side dish that requires just 15 minutes of prep…Read More

healthy zucchini casserole

Have fun improvising with this healthy zucchini casserole recipe. It’s an easy gluten-free and low-carb recipe to bring to a potluck and it only takes…Read More

easy mexican sauteed peppers

These easy Mexican sautéed peppers only take 10 minutes to make, and they are naturally gluten-free, vegan and paleo. Creating This Sautéed Pepper Recipe Confession:…Read More

tv appearance and healthy 4th of july recipes | thursday things

Here are two healthy 4th of July side dishes plus some great recipes for the grill for this weekend’s barbecues and cookouts!I had a TV appearance yesterday! Vermonters,…Read More

paleo ginger cilantro sweet potato salad

This Paleo Ginger Cilantro Sweet Potato Salad may just rock your backyard barbecue’s world. It’s also vegan friendly and naturally gluten-free. What Healthy Eating Means to…Read More

15 healthy barbecue side dish recipes

You guys, sometimes I am not entirely in the mood to cook. I know this happens to everyone. So what does that mean for me?…Read More

broccoli salad with sweet miso dressing

For our last salad of #SaladMonth I wanted to push the envelope a tiny bit with this unexpected vegan broccoli salad I made. I love…Read More

composed bean salad

Today I have a friendly little cooking and photo challenge for you all and a giveaway. Plus I wanted to make sure you knew about my yumtastic…Read More