Side Dishes

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

Pin the Recipe Lighten up classic potato salad with roasted sweet potato salad tossed with cilantro, scallions, and a honey-lime vinaigrette. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad has been making an appearance on my menu plans for over five years, but it was high time I gave it a makeover here on the blog. Chances are you didn’t even know this recipe…

Golden Roasted Cauliflower (aka Popcorn Cauliflower)

Golden Roasted Cauliflower is a simple side dish that is healthy, delicious, and brightens up any table. You may even find it as addictive as popcorn!  | Pin the Recipe This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Spring is here, spring is here! That’s what we should be shouting, but instead, I’m staring out my window…

Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

| Pin The Recipe Enjoy the flavors of fall with this pretty and delicious Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad. A perfect side dish or starter salad, especially for the holidays. It’s not news that gut health is a hot topic in the nutrition world and beyond these days, but what you may not know is that your immune system relies…

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Pin the Recipe Crispy baked sweet potato fries are easy to make, kid-friendly, and delicious. The perfect side dish for any weeknight family dinner! These Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries are one of my go-to side dishes for the family – my girls, hubby, and I all love them equally, sometimes to the point of fighting over the last few!…

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad is a sweet and savory dish hearty enough for a light lunch and perfect as a side dish next to your favorite entrée. | Pin the Recipe For months, my girls have been asking me for fresh cherries, and I’m so excited that I can finally fulfill their requests now that cherry season is here! There’s nothing…

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad is a quick and easy recipe you can put on top of a bed of greens for lunch or serve as a side dish at dinner. | Pin this Recipe By now you probably know that I don’t pack my girls the typical school lunch you’d find in most kids lunchboxes. Soynut Butter (no…

Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Cider Dijon Vinaigrette

 Add a burst of color and flavor to the holiday table with this nutritious and delicious Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad. | Pin The Recipe You may recall last week when I shared my Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze that I mentioned I had another holiday recipe on the way. Well here it is! This Roasted Butternut Squash…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze

  Roasted Brussels sprouts are tossed with a sweet pomegranate maple glaze and topped with pomegranate seeds in this simple and delicious side dish perfect for the holiday season and beyond. | Pin the Recipe This recipe originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Brussels Sprouts: Little Cabbages…

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad

| Pin the Recipe Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and…

Lightened-Up Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole with Maple Pecans

  Lighten up a Thanksgiving classic with this naturally sweet and creamy Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole that’s full of flavor and nutrition. Topped with sweet and crunchy maple pecans, I promise you won’t miss the marshmallows! | Pin the Recipe This recipe originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original…

Citrus Fennel Salad with Champagne-Lemon Vinaigrette

This bright and flavorful Citrus Fennel Salad makes a regular appearance on our fall and winter menu plan. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or your next holiday party!  | Pin the Recipe This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. This Citrus Fennel Salad has been my go-to side salad for dinners for the past couple of…