Healthy Seasonal Recipes

vegetables


tomatoes on a marble board

how to peel and seed tomatoes

Here is how to peel and seed tomatoes. If you’ve ever read a recipe that asks for tomatoes, peeled and seeded, you may wonder just…Read More

Roasted Tomato with melted white cheddar on top on a plate with greens and chive blossoms

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

Zucchini Noodles with tomatoes on top in a white bowl.

no-cook zucchini noodles with pesto

These low-carb spiralized zucchini noodles with pesto is a no-cook vegetarian meal you’ll just love this summer! The pesto adds so much flavor, yet the…Read More

Close-up of coleslaw in a bowl from overhead. Garnished with cilantro.

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

Closeup overhead of panzanella salad

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

texas caviar in a bowl with a side dish and fritos

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

overhead closeup of broccoli in a white bowl with a lemon wedge

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 roasted parsnips

Today I have a super simple recipe for roasted parsnips with oil, herbs and salt. This technique of cooking parsnips is as easy as can…Read More

minestrone soup in a white bowl on a gray background

minestrone soup

I have been so excited to share my Minestrone Soup recipe with you all. It is a fast and healthy version made with zucchini and…Read More

a close up from 3/4 side angle of a black bowl with beef burgundy

beef burgundy

Here is a slow cooker variation of the classic French recipe for Beef Burgundy (also known as Beef Bourguignon.) It is slowly braised beef, mushrooms and…Read More

Greek Pizza

Don’t get me wrong, I love knowing a freshly delivered pizza is just a phone call away, but I have to say this Greek Pizza…Read More

A gray table with Chicken and Rice Casserole

chicken and rice casserole

I’m not going to tell you that you’ll like this from-scratch (NO CANNED SOUP) Chicken and Rice Casserole. No, I am not. Instead I am…Read More

A sheet pan of roasted butternut squash with a bottle of white wine and a bouquet of sedum

roasted butternut squash with smoked paprika and turmeric

You’re gonna love this vegan and paleo recipe for roasted butternut squash with smoked paprika and turmeric. Not only is it gluten-free but only takes…Read More

Easy Garlic Herb Butternut Squash | Paleo, gluten-free and vegan | a simple stove-top side dish for Thanksgiving

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

low carb mexican stuffed peppers on a white platter

low carb mexican stuffed peppers

These cheesy spicy Mexican stuffed bell peppers come together in only 20 minutes for a low-carb, gluten-free and totally delicious weeknight meal. Welcome! If you’re…Read More

simple skillet green beans

These simple skillet green beans are a perfect healthy side dish. All you need is a pile of fresh string beans, one pot, garlic, olive…Read More

A close-up of a platter of grilled carrots with lemon, harissa and mint.

grilled carrots

If you’re wondering if you can grill carrots, I am here to say, most emphatically, you certainly can! Actually, I highly encourage it! Today I…Read More

Grilled zucchini from overhead with green scissors, twine and clippings from the garden

grilled zucchini

Easy Grilled Zucchini with balsamic glaze is such a simple but delicious summer side dish and great way to use up garden fresh zucchini! I…Read More

a close up of moroccan carrots

moroccan carrots

These Moroccan Carrots are a favorite healthy and flavorful side dish. They are loaded with garlic, vinegar and cumin! They are a great make-ahead side…Read More

A close up of a bowl of healthy coleslaw with a silver spoon in it

healthy coleslaw

This ultra creamy, healthy coleslaw is super easy to stir together. It’s the perfect skinny coleslaw recipe for your summer cookouts, barbecues and picnics. Just…Read More

a side view of a wooden bowl heaped with broccoli salad with bacon

healthier broccoli salad

My Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar is a Healthy reinvention of the classic my Grandmother used to make.  This version is only 170 calories…Read More

close up of a vegetarian burrito bowl

vegetarian burrito bowls

These Vegetarian Burrito Bowls are quick, easy, healthy, one-pot and most importantly (to me at least) absolutely delicious! They are obviously vegetarian, as well as…Read More

A white plate with mashed parsnips and carrots on it.

mashed carrots and parsnips

I had no idea that Carrot and Parsnip Mash was a popular Irish side dish until recently. Since discovering it, we have been loving the…Read More

Chicken and Veggie Soup

chicken vegetable soup {paleo}

My whole family loved this hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup. It is grain free and dairy free, which means it’s Paleo friendly. Leftovers freeze really…Read More