Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Side Dishes

ginger carrot radish salad

Today’s recipe is a cheerful Carrot Radish Salad with maple ginger vinaigrette. If you have been looking for a new recipe to try for all…Read More

roasted sweet potatoes with citrus dressing

These roasted sweet potatoes are tossed with a bright and fresh citrus dressing as well as cilantro, shallot, and chive. A simple yet flavorful side…Read More

cauliflower rice

Cauliflower rice recipe made with scallions, butter garlic and a little rosemary. A simple low-carb side dish with only 54 calories per serving to pair…Read More

meyer lemon quinoa

Easy Meyer lemon quinoa with coconut oil, shallot and thyme, with a touch of honey. An quick recipe to get on the stove (only 12…Read More

brussels sprouts with hazelnuts, oregano and sage

Here is an easy Brussels sprouts recipe with Hazelnuts, Oregano and Sage with butter and olive oil. It’s a simple stove-top recipe to try for…Read More

gluten-free cornbread stuffing with bacon and butternut squash

A healthy gluten-free cornbread stuffing recipe with bacon and butternut squash for Thanksgiving. Seasoned with smoked paprika, sage and a pinch of nutmeg. A few…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

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

mediterranean eggplant and chickpea salad with feta and parsley

Here is a delicious roasted eggplant and chickpea salad mixed with chopped fresh parsley and crumbled feta cheese with a lemon and garlic dressing. It…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

broccoli and bacon loaded baked potatoes

These Broccoli and Bacon Loaded Baked Potatoes are stuffed with fresh steamed broccoli and just enough bacon to make them seem totally indulgent. Then they’re…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

cheddar creamed spinach

If you’ve never made creamed spinach from scratch, you may not know how easy it is to make. And it is so much yummier (and…Read More

kohlrabi fennel slaw with blue cheese and walnuts

Kohlrabi is one of those CSA stumpers. By that I mean, it arrives in the share, and there is a little whisper of dread. I…Read More

green beans with basil vinaigrette

This is the first year we haven’t belonged to a summer CSA in seven years. That’s because we have a vegetable garden of our own…Read More

oven baked cajun fries

With just 4 ingredients and less than 45 minutes, you too can have these super addictive baked Cajun Fries! How to Make Cajun Fries Some…Read More

delicata squash with thanksgiving stuffing

On Thanksgiving day, plate real estate is a buyer’s market. That’s why I love this recipe. In fact, I think it is kinda genius, if…Read More

what seasonal means to me and brown rice salad with berries recipe

I don’t really get a lot of comments on my blog. I guess it’s because I don’t spend enough time figuring out the whole SEO…Read More