This easy Zucchini Casserole is perfect for bringing to potlucks all summer. Just mix the ingredients, bake, and enjoy! Zucchini Casserole This healthy zucchini casserole has been a hit with zucchini lovers for over a decade. I shared this the first year I started this blog in 2008 and have been making it ever since. […]
Ah, bruschetta. That addictively delicious and vibrant Italian staple that you may have had on a trip or in a restaurant, but didn’t know is (ridiculously) easy to make at home!
This tomato bruschetta is all things fresh and satisfying! So whether you’re overrun with a summer tomato crop or simply craving a bright and colorful appetizer, this one’s for you.
A little lime and cilantro make this Black Bean, Avocado, Cucumber, and Tomato Salad a perfect companion for air fryer chicken breast, grilled chicken or steak. You can also serve this with chips as a dip, or serve it over grilled salmon. Black Bean, Avocado, Cucumber Tomato Salad My girlfriend made this refreshing black bean […]
This salad has it all, friends! Sweet strawberries, crunchy candied pecans, salty vegan feta, nutrient-packed spinach, and a tangy balsamic dressing. The components marry together for a party in your mouth!
Not only is this salad full of flavor, but it’s so beautiful and easy to make. Just 30 minutes required for this showstopping recipe perfect for hosting or hanging on your own! We love it as the main event topped with protein or alongside creamy pastas or savory soups.
This fresh and delicious Avocado Mango Salsa is sweet and savory with lots of lime and cilantro. Great as an appetizer with chips or serve this over fish or grilled chicken! Avocado Mango Salsa If you like guacamole, chances are you’ll love this salsa! Made with avocado, mango, tomato, garlic, jalapeno, red onion, lime juice […]
We always love the chance to highlight our favorite veggies, and the star of the show today is the (crunchy & sweet) snap pea! Our obsession with snap peas started earlier this year when we discovered the magic that is sautéed snap peas, and now we’re bringing you a simple and fresh snap pea salad!
This salad is the perfect balance of bright, tangy, and savory.
Restaurant quality edamame at home? Yes, please! Say goodbye to bland and flavorless beans because this Spicy Garlic Edamame is salty-sweet perfection. The sticky sauce clings beautifully to each pod for savory flavor in every bite!
This edamame is the perfect protein-packed appetizer or side for stir-fries, noodles, and beyond! Just 8 ingredients and 30 minutes required. Let us show you how it’s done!
Lemon Asparagus Couscous Salad with Tomatoes makes a vibrant Spring pasta salad, perfect to bring to a potluck or to serve as a BBQ side dish. Lemon Asparagus Couscous Salad Pearl couscous (otherwise known as Isreali couscous) is essentially perfectly round pasta with a delightful chewiness that’s ideal as a base for salads like this […]
We are big rice eaters in my house and one of my specialties is Latin yellow rice! This is a delicious side dish for any chicken or meat dish! Latin Yellow Rice This is my go-to recipe for Latin Yellow Rice! Every time I make it, I always get asked for the recipe! I shared […]
Avocado Quinoa Salad is fresh and flavorful, made with cucumbers, tomato, red onion, cilantro and lime juice. A great plant-based lunch or side dish! Avocado Quinoa Salad This Avocado Quinoa Salad is bright, zesty, and delicious, and the ingredients remind me of what I typically put in my guacamole. I love this quinoa salad on […]
It’s probably obvious by now — we LOVE risotto. It’s comforting, incredibly versatile, and surprisingly easy to make! This Lemony Risotto is all of those things, plus bright, fresh, garlicky, herby, and perfect for spring!
It’s vegan and gluten-free but does not skimp on creaminess! We love it for a weeknight meal when we’re feeling fancy but needing something easy.
If snap peas aren’t on your list of favorite veggies, we think you’ll reconsider when you give these sautéed sugar snap peas a try! They’re fresh, perfectly crunchy, and a little zesty. It’s no surprise they’re one of our new favorite sides!
Even better?! They’re SO easy. Just 1 pan, 5 minutes, and 3 ingredients required! We promise you won’t regret giving these (bright, salty, delightful) snap peas a try.
Making risotto in the Instant Pot is the easiest and quickest way to make it, eliminating the need to watch and stir it the entire time. Instant Pot Risotto Instant Pot Risotto is the fastest and easiest way to make risotto! This spring recipe is made with prosciutto, peas, and herbs for a delicious side […]
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Parsnips don’t get much love, and we think that should change. Perhaps this recipe will convince you to give them a try!
Why we love them as fries: They’re crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, cook really fast, and have the texture of a sweet potato fry with the taste of a potato-carrot hybrid (so good, right?). And when tossed in a bit of oil, salt, and our go-to vibrant curry powder, the flavors are perfectly balanced.
If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy spaghetti squash, this is it! It’s a hearty, flavorful, plant-based stir-fry with spaghetti squash noodles, crispy baked tofu, and tons of colorful veggies. It requires just 10 simple ingredients and is perfect for fall and beyond. Let us show you how it’s done!
Origins of Stir-Fry
Stir frying is a cooking method believed to have originated in China. Traditionally, stir-fries are cooked in a wok with a small amount of hot oil and continuously stirred.
Pink pasta?! When we heard about this creamy, vibrant dish, we knew we had to give a plant-based version a try! Spoiler alert? Major success!
Rich, savory tomato sauce pairs with vegan cashew cream and noodles for the most comforting bowl of goodness. Just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes required for this weeknight-friendly main or side. Let’s make pasta!
Recipe Inspiration: Penne alla Vodka
This vegan pink pasta was inspired by Female Foodie’s recipe, which was inspired by an Italian restaurant in Newport Beach, California.
Is there anything better than a classic bowl of tomato soup? When it’s creamy, comforting, savory, and perfectly balanced like this one, we think not! This version has all the amazing tomato soup flavor you know and love thanks to simple ingredients and quick and easy methods!
This 1-pot wonder is the perfect pairing for grilled cheese sandwiches, vegan BLTs, grilled romaine salads, and beyond. Let us show you how it’s done!
How to Make Tomato Soup
The elements of a classic tomato soup are simple: sautéed onions, garlic, and dried basil bring depth of flavor, while whole peeled San Marzano tomatoes (a super sweet and balanced variety!) bring all tomato lovers’ dreams to life.
Get ready for summertime in a bowl! This fresh and juicy watermelon salad is bursting with flavor thanks to sweet watermelon, crisp cucumber, bright mint leaves, zingy onions, a hint of spice from jalapeños, and crunchy pepitas (or pistachios). It’s all beautifully balanced with salty vegan feta and a zesty lime dressing. Where do we sign up!?
This is a plant-based take on the classic combo that you don’t want to miss!
These easy, herbed veggie tacos were inspired by the seasonal vegetarian taco at a Portland restaurant we love (¿Por Qué No?). They always had a taco with sautéed summery vegetables served in chimichurri sauce, and it was a flavor explosion!
Our inspired version features seared zucchini, onion, and bell pepper, and can be modified with what’s seasonally available. The flavor comes in waves from the searing, the spices, the herbs, and fresh lime juice!
Is it just us or is eggplant totally misunderstood!? If you’re in the camp of only experiencing eggplant as a sad and soggy addition to mealtime, fear not, we have just the thing: perfect oven-roasted eggplant! It’s easy to prepare (just 3 ingredients, 30 minutes, and 1 pan required) and results in an addictive crispiness and caramelization. We had a hard time not snacking the whole batch right out of the pan!
It’s perfect as a side with nearly any main and in wraps, bowls, and salads, or tossed with pasta.