Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Side Dishes

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

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

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

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

beets with tahini

Today I have a simple recipe for beets with tahini. it is an easy Middle Eastern inspired side dish with five simple ingredients and ten…Read More

potatoes with butter and herbs

These potatoes with butter and herbs are not new. They are in fact old but they may change the world. A little bit. These potatoes…Read More

cauliflower rice

Today I have a from scratch Cauliflower Rice recipe made with fresh cauliflower, scallions, garlic and a little rosemary. It is a simple low-carb side…Read More

skillet gluten free cornbread

Skillet gluten-free cornbread is the perfect side dish to serve with chili or to use for Thanksgiving cornbread stuffing. Creating This Gluten-Free Cornbread Recipe I just…Read More

simple saffron brown rice {vegan and gluten free}

Simple recipe for brown rice seasoned with saffron and smoked paprika. Vegan and gluten-free. My Dad has never lacked enthusiasm when it comes to food….Read More

curry roasted acorn squash

With only 10 minutes of prep and 5 ingredients you can make this heavenly Curry Roasted Acorn Squash. It’s so delicious you’ll want to eat…Read More

tomatoes with thai basil dressing

Yup. It is just a simple platter of sliced tomatoes with a #stupideasy 4 ingredient Thai Basil dressing. It has taken me a while to…Read More

30 healthy cucumber recipes

Here are 30 Healthy Cucumber Recipes to inspire you all summer long. Cucumbers are one of those summer vegetables that I anticipate with great happiness…Read More

creamy blue cheese and walnut coleslaw

Creamy coleslaw recipe with blue cheese and walnuts added in. It has a little dill and peppery radishes. It is a delicious low carb and…Read More

green beans with fermented black beans ~ aka dirty green beans

I’m calling this recipe Dirty Green Beans. It’s steamed green beans tossed with fermented black beans (which are fermented and salted black soybeans), shiitakes and…Read More

green beans and corn

Here is a simple salad made with green beans and sweet corn with cider vinegar and shallot dressing with fresh chopped basil. Mark my words,…Read More

lemony carrot salad with mustard seeds and feta

Salad month continues with a healthy shredded carrot salad. This one has dill, parsley and crumbled feta cheese and it is tossed with lemony dressing….Read More

easy ham and asparagus bread pudding

Easy savory bread pudding with fresh asparagus, smoked ham and cheddar for an easy dinner or Easter Brunch. I wanted to share this recipe with…Read More

parsnip, potato and leek gratin

Scalloped Potatoes au Gratin gets a healthy make-over with parsnips, leeks and lightened-up cheddar cheese sauce. My experience with potato gratin (or scalloped potatoes) is…Read More

Creamed Spinach with Cheese

This Creamed Spinach with Cheese is absolutely delish! If you’ve never made creamed spinach from scratch, you may not know how easy it is to…Read More