Simple But Perfect Vegetable Soup

Simple But Perfect Vegetable Soup

Introducing a simple and reliable vegetable and bean soup recipe you can make with what you have on hand! Don’t have a leek? An onion will work beautifully. No celery? Use more carrots! No white beans? Throw in some chickpeas. Not a fan of kale? Skip it or sub another green! 

As long as you have something aromatic for flavor (leeks, onions, garlic), a handful of non-starchy veggies (carrots, celery, tomatoes, zucchini, green beans), some starchy veggies (potatoes, rutabagas), and some legumes (beans, lentils, peas) you’re GOLDEN!

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Fennel Gratin

Baked fennel gratin is made with onion and olive oil and topped with Gruyere, Parmesan, panko crumbs, and nutmeg. Fennel Gratin Baked fennel pairs so well with Gruyere and Parmesan. In this easy gratin, the fennel wedges are baked with onions and stock and finished with a crisp, golden topping of panko and cheese. It’s […]

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Herb Roasted Carrots

These easy Herb Roasted Carrots bake in the oven with garlic, thyme, and parsley. They’re a healthy side dish that goes well with any protein, like roasted chicken or turkey. Herb Roasted Carrots Nothing beats the natural sweetness of oven-roasted carrots, which are elevated by using fresh herbs. They come out savory and delicious! This […]

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Crispy Vegan Gluten-Free Latkes

Crispy Vegan Gluten-Free Latkes

Potatoes and onions in pancake form? It’s a favorite for a reason, friends. These vegan and gluten-free latkes are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, SO delicious, and perfect for the holidays and beyond! 

These latkes might look unassuming, but they took many tests to perfect. Not only is the final result fluffy, savory, and incredibly comforting, but they require just 1 bowl, 30 minutes, and 7 ingredients to make!

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Garlicky Vegan Creamed Spinach

Garlicky Vegan Creamed Spinach

We love bringing you reimagined classics, and this garlicky vegan creamed spinach is no exception! It’s easy, elegant, and the perfect side for your holiday table and beyond.

Spinach and garlic simmer until buttery and tender in a creamy, flavorful cashew-miso sauce. The result is incredibly savory, nourishing greens that are lighter than your average creamed spinach! Plus, just 20 minutes and 8 ingredients required. Let us show you how it’s done!

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Cornbread Sausage Stuffing

This made-from-scratch, savory cornbread sausage stuffing recipe is filled with sage, thyme, and Italian chicken sausage. Cornbread Sausage Stuffing I didn’t grow up eating cornbread stuffing. My mom always made this stuffing with French bread, and I’ve been making this sausage stuffing year after year. But I wanted to test a cornbread stuffing and think […]

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Vanilla Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping

This lightened-up Vanilla Sweet Potato Casserole with roasted, mashed sweet potatoes and a praline topping is a wonderful Thanksgiving side dish. Vanilla Sweet Potato Casserole This healthy sweet potato casserole has all the wonderful Thanksgiving flavors you crave for the holiday table. It’s a lighter version of the classic recipe with a layer of creamy, […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Onions, Bacon, and Parmesan

Roasted Butternut Squash with Red Onions, Bacon, and Parmesan is made all in one sheet pan! An easy fall or winter side dish. Butternut Squash with Onions, Bacon, Parmesan Roasted butternut squash screams fall, and I frequently cook with it this time of year. Roasting butternut squash and onions brings out their sweetness. The caramelized […]

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These healthy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are creamy and much lighter than traditional mashed potatoes, and taste so darn good! The perfect side dish at any holiday. Garlic Mashed Potatoes These easy garlic mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish for filet mignon, air fryer steak, or serve this at your Thanksgiving table with your Dry […]

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Vibrant Roasted Cauliflower Salad (Middle Eastern-Inspired)

Vibrant Roasted Cauliflower Salad (Middle Eastern-Inspired)

Into making veggies delicious and exciting? This roasted cauliflower salad does just that! Flavors and textures abound with smoky + zesty spices, sweet roasted red onions, crunchy pistachios, and tart pomegranate molasses.

It’s a show-stopping side inspired by Ottolenghi. Perfect for the holiday table, but also easy enough to throw together on a weeknight. Just 30 minutes required. Let us show you how it’s done!

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Garlicky Vegan Potato Gratin

Garlicky Vegan Potato Gratin

We already had mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and scalloped potatoes, but there was something special missing from our potato-themed holiday side dish collection! Say hello to the (vegan) potato gratin — a creamy and classic side that’s stunning enough for any celebration! 

Whether you prefer Yukon gold potatoes, purple potatoes, or sweet potatoes, this dish has you covered. It’s full of garlicky, savory goodness thanks to a dreamy dairy-free sauce, and it requires just 8 ingredients!

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Lightened Up Green Bean Casserole

This holiday season enjoy a lighter, healthier version of the classic green bean casserole recipe made from scratch with no canned soup. Best Green Bean Casserole Recipe You will love this modern take on the classic green bean casserole! This easy recipe is made from scratch, and is the perfect addition to your holiday table. […]

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Classic Vegan Gluten-Free Stuffing

Classic Vegan Gluten-Free Stuffing

Everyone enjoys different traditions around the holidays. But there’s one we all agree on here at MB: Stuffing at Thanksgiving is essential! And this stuffing? It’s the STUFF (😉) dreams are made of! 

Our modern take has all the classic flavors you know and love, but without the gluten. Plus, it’s vegan and made with 10 simple ingredients. Say hello to the ultimate savory side for the holiday table.

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Artisan Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls

Artisan Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls

Friends, we can’t WAIT for you to try these! What started as a different recipe morphed into these amazing gluten-free dinner rolls (and we’re not mad about it)! Not to be dramatic, but they might change your life. 

What you need to know: They’re perfectly crusty on the outside, soft and tender on the inside, and have an incredible toasty, whole-grain taste just like your favorite artisan rolls (but gluten-free and vegan)!

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Garlic Butter Mushrooms

These umami-loaded Garlic Butter Mushrooms are done in under 15 minutes. A low-carb, low-calorie side dish that’s quick and easy and pairs well with just about anything. Garlic Butter Mushrooms Sautéing mushrooms in butter creates a rich, caramelized, umami-loaded side that’s out of this world. My family loves them and I love how easy they […]

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Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto (Instant Pot Friendly!)

Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto (Instant Pot Friendly!)

We try not to play favorites in the MB kitchen, but we’re BIG fans of butternut squash and risotto. It was only a matter of time before we brought them together. This fall-forward risotto combines the sweet and wholesome goodness of butternut squash with roasted garlic and creamy arborio rice for the ultimate comforting entrée! And with the ease of the Instant Pot?

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Creamy Pumpkin Polenta

There’s no cream in this Creamy Pumpkin Polenta. Instead, this polenta is made with pumpkin puree, Pecorino Romano, and a pinch of nutmeg – and it’s delightful. Creamy Pumpkin Polenta I love creamy polenta and had wanted to try a pumpkin version by mixing some puree into it. I was planning on adding cream or […]

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Quick Black Beans Recipe

How to cook the easiest canned black beans in 20 minutes! This recipe transforms a can of black beans into a flavor-packed side dish or meatless meal. Quick Black Beans Recipe I always have sofrito in my freezer in ice cube trays to whip up the tastiest beans whenever my husband asks for them, it’s […]

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