Category: Appetizer & Side Dish Choices

Recipes perfect to serve before the main or on the side. Featuring small bites, salads, and other winning dishes.

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Simple Fruit & Nut Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette for One

Mixing up a salad doesn’t have to be either bland or time consuming. This 5-minute Simple Fruit & Nut Salad proves that a quick salad can be both flavorful and easy. This recipe is naturally vegan, gluten-free, and has nut-free options. Bonus: You don’t have to scout out the endless dressing options at the store. […]

This salad is sure to be both a family-friendly and crowd-pleasing summer favorite!
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Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad with Creamy Feta Sauce

Ahh, the warm breeze, friends and family gathered together, and the sizzle of fresh meat and vegetables hitting the grill–there’s nothing quite like it. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious dinner to serve up at your next meal or cookout… you’ve come to the right place. This Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad […]

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Thai Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl with Rice & Seasonal Vegetables

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by ​SEEDS OF CHANGE™​. All opinions are my own; I never feature a brand that I don’t love! Spring means more produce is coming into season. Green onions, peas, carrots, garlic—all the good stuff. Incorporate these seasonal ingredients into this super easy Thai Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl to throw […]

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One-Pot Tuscan White Bean and Farro Soup

Although spring is upon us and soup season is almost over, it’s a good idea to have a go-to one-pot soup recipe in your back pocket for an easy dinner + leftovers for the next few days. This One-Pot Tuscan White Bean and Farro Soup is the perfect combination of savory protein, hearty whole grains, […]

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Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Creamy Yogurt Avocado Sauce

This recipe is my entry for the Food & Nutrition Magazine Test Kitchen Recipe Contest featuring Siggi’s Icelandic-style yogurt. All opinions are my own, I never feature a brand that I don’t love! Stuffed peppers have been my go-to meal lately. It’s so easy to whip up the filling, throw them in the oven, and […]

This homemade Tomato Basil Soup is juicy, flavorful, and simple to blend up. The perfect soup recipe to enjoy with seasonal or canned tomatoes! Serve with avocados, parmesan cheese, and whole grain bread.
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Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Sometimes the most comforting thing on a cold day is a delicious bowl of soup, especially when it’s this homemade Roasted Tomato Basil Soup! I even love soup in the summertime because it’s a great way to utilize fresh produce in an easy way. This recipe is great because it works for all seasons. You […]