Category: Sides

Pomegranate Molasses Grilled Eggplant

Pomegranate Molasses Grilled Eggplant

The secret to the perfect grilled eggplant is actually the brine. By simply dissolving a little salt in some water and soaking the eggplant first, we make the perfect base for this pomegranate molasses grilled eggplant recipe! I absolutely love this with a mediterranean style…

Easy Vegan Cilantro & Corn Pasta Salad

Easy Vegan Cilantro & Corn Pasta Salad

This easy vegan cilantro & corn pasta salad recipe is so easy to make and uses my iconic cilantro vinaigrette as a base for the sauce! I am all for those classic pasta salads at barbecues and pot lucks, but sometimes its nice to bring…

Bon Appetit’s Grilled Carrots with Avocado and Mint

Bon Appetit’s Grilled Carrots with Avocado and Mint

I am always searching for untraditional things to put on the grill. Usually I can just think up something or resort to one of my textbooks for inspiration, but for some reason, this time I couldn’t come up with anything. I browsed Bon Appetit’s site,…

Light & Herbed Potato Salad

Light & Herbed Potato Salad

My boyfriend says this is the best potato salad of all potato salads, so there’s that. I love this one because there actually isn’t even any mayo in it! By skipping the mayo and making a creamy vinaigrette instead, this gets healthier but more importantly,…

Savory Glazed Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto

Savory Glazed Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto

These savory glazed carrots with carrot top pesto are coated with a super flavorful mixture of old style Maille mustard and miso believe it or not! I like to leave the sweet seasonings to squash, and keep my carrots as savory as possible. They already…

Creamy Vegan Broccoli Casserole

Creamy Vegan Broccoli Casserole

I made this creamy vegan broccoli casserole for Friendsgiving and NOBODY even noticed it was vegan. I got a ton of compliments, which is impressive for a humble broccoli dish. This recipe is great not only because it looks and tastes good, but because it…

Creamy Vegan Pasta Salad

Creamy Vegan Pasta Salad

This Greek inspired creamy vegan pasta salad is so bright and fresh and protein packed! The creaminess comes from my Vegan Tzatziki Dip. Its got shredded cucumber, fresh dill and a healthy dose of lemon juice to bring all these tangy veggie add in’s together!…

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Vegan Bacon

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Vegan Bacon

This recipe was inspired by my last photo shoot. The theme was bacon, and it was torture… When I’m not developing vegan recipes and playing with my perfect pup, I’m a food stylist. For those of you who don’t know, a food stylist is the…

Baked Butternut Mac and ‘Cheese’ with Crispy Sage Topping

Baked Butternut Mac and ‘Cheese’ with Crispy Sage Topping

This butternut baked mac n “cheese” is such a winning side dish to bring to your holiday party! Its super creamy, and the sage in the breading compliments the butternut in the sauce SO well.  

Pumpkin Corn Bread

Pumpkin Corn Bread

This pumpkin cornbread is easy, low maintenance, and super fluffy! Fall is a fantastic time for vegan baking, because pumpkin does all the heavy lifting that an egg would do!