You won’t believe how quick and easy it is to make these Air Fryer Carrots! Tossed with honey and olive oil, roasted to perfection, and then topped with dukkah, it’s my favourite delicious and healthy carrot recipe. No Air Fryer? No problem! Make these honey roasted carrots in the oven instead.
10 Healthy Vegetable Side Dishes that are anything but boring! These vegetarian sides are packed with flavour, easy to make, and will be a perfect addition to any holiday table.
This Edamame Bean Salad combines big flavours and bright colours to make a perfect vegetarian side dish or salad for a potluck. Made with an asian-style dressing and loaded with veggies, this is sure to be a fast favourite.
Green Beans Gremolata is an easy vegetable side dish that’s simple to make and packed with flavour. Made on the stovetop with a handful of ingredients you’ve probably already got on hand, this vegetarian recipe comes together quickly and can be made at the last minute or served at room temperature.
This Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole is the easy, healthy side dish your Thanksgiving table is asking for! Made with a pecan crumble topping and naturally sweetened with maple syrup and coconut sugar, this is a refined sugar-free dairy-free sweet potato recipe just in time for the holidays.
This Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe makes a beautiful and delicious side dish or vegetarian main. Made with a gluten-free quinoa stuffing, lentils add even more plant-based protein and cheese is optional but delicious. If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving side dish or just a fun way to eat squash, this vegetarian stuffed squash is the one!
This Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Lentils is a salty, sweet, spicy, and crunchy all at once. Loaded with plant-based protein and topped with toasted cashews, crumbled feta, and micro greens, it’s a colourful, festive squash salad that doubles as a side dish or a vegetarian main.
Hasselback Butternut Squash is a beautiful and delicious vegetarian side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This Hasselback squash recipe is half roasted for easy slicing, then basted with maple sage brown butter and roasted again. It’s fairly simple to make, but is impressive looking enough for the high holidays!
These Semi-Dried Tomatoes are amazing little flavour bombs. Oven dried tomatoes are easy to make at home, and are perfect to add to salads, sandwiches, pizza, or meal bowls. Make the most out of tomato season by freezing a big batch of semi-dried tomatoes to use down the road.
This quick and easy Beluga Lentil Salad recipe is made with salty, chewy halloumi croutons to take it to the next level. Make it with black lentils, Puy lentils, or French green lentils, this is a healthy lentil salad recipe you’ll come back to again and again.
These quick pickled red onions are the best way to add a punch of flavour to burgers, tacos, salads, and more. I love making homemade spicy pickled onions. It takes only a handful of ingredients, a few minutes of hands-on time, and is an easy low sugar recipe you’ll make again and again.
Mediterranean Roast Vegetables are an easy and healthy way to get a ton of vegetables into your family. Oven roasted with mediterranean herbs for seasoning, these vegan roast vegetables can be used for a side dish, with pasta, rice, potatoes, and more!
You’re going to love these Crispy Roasted Garbanzo Beans! They’re crunchy, salty, and a little bit spicy. Totally vegan and gluten-free, these oven-baked chickpeas make a great snack and they’re a perfect topping for salads. They’re extra crispy thanks to an easy trick I’ll teach you.
Greek Yogurt Mashed Potatoes is an easy and deliciously creamy healthy mashed potatoes recipe you can make ahead. Learn about the best potatoes for mashing, how to add lots of flavour, and why I love to make mashed potatoes with skin on for an extra nutritious side dish!
Roasted Romanesco Cauliflower with seasoned panko breadcrumbs is an easy veggie side dish recipe. This funky looking vegetable is kid-friendly, easily vegan, and is fast and easy to make.
This Wild Rice Salad features chickpeas, cranberries, and toasted pecans. Tossed with a honey-sweetened sesame ginger dressing, and topped with lots of cilantro, this is an easy, healthy recipe.
Miso Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts are an easy vegan side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This healthy recipe is a cinch to make. Just roast the sprouts on a sheet pan, drizzle with miso maple dressing, and you’re done!
Pumpkin and Black Bean Taquitos – oven baked vegetarian taquitos with pumpkin and black beans are healthy, delicious and easy to make.
This Baked Pumpkin Risotto is made with brown rice, making it a healthier option than standard risotto. It’s rich and creamy in spite of being vegan and dairy free, and since it’s baked there’s almost no stirring required.
These Oven Baked Zucchini Fries are a healthy alternative to deep fried, and they’re super easy to make! Nice and crispy on the outside thanks to panko breadcrumbs, these are a tasty, crunchy treat.
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