Posts Categorized: Side Dishes and Vegetables

Warm Freekeh Salad with Citrus Dressing

by: fabiola in: Entrees, Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Warm Freekeh Salad with Citrus Dressing

Freekeh is one of those things you may or may not have heard of or even tasted! It’s a nutty beautiful grain that cooks super fast and is full of protein to keep us full and healthy forever. Ok, I’m not sure about forever, but at least for the meantime …

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Charred Vegetables with Hummus

by: fabiola in: Appetizer, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Snacks, Sponsored, TV Cooking Segments, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Charred Vegetables with Hummus

These Charred Vegetables with Hummus are my favorite! Simply charred asparagus, greens, and lemon wedges are a great vegan and vegetarian appetizer, snack, or side dish that everyone will love.

I was recently the head emcee and judge for a food festival in Eugene, Oregon and the chefs reminded me of …

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Toasted Hazelnut Pesto

by: fabiola in: Dressings, Condiments, Sauces, Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Toasted Hazelnut Pesto

Making fresh pesto is as easy as it gets! This Toasted Hazelnut Pesto recipe uses hazelnuts for a slightly different flavor than the traditional pine nut pesto. Make it for pasta, rice, spread over roasted vegetables, or use as a dip. It’s so good. 

I love making pesto from scratch! It …

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Brown Rice Spring Salad with Asparagus and Dried Cranberries

by: fabiola in: Breakfast, Brunch, Bread, Dressings, Condiments, Sauces, Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Sponsored, TV Cooking Segments, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Brown Rice Spring Salad with Asparagus and Dried Cranberries

This beautiful Brown Rice Spring Salad with Asparagus and Dried Cranberries is vegan, healthy, gluten free, and perfect for all of your lunching and brunching needs! 

It’s officially Spring for me when I find asparagus at the farmers market! Gorgeous, crispy, healthy and lovely Spring vegetables with my favorite brown rice …

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Sautéed Shaved Brussel Sprouts

by: fabiola in: Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Sautéed Shaved Brussel Sprouts

This Sautéed Shaved Brussel Sprouts dish is made in minutes for a healthy side dish for pork, chicken, fish, or even a stuffed baked sweet potato for a vegetarian dish!

Last month I went on a trip with several amazing Pacific Northwest Food bloggers to the Tualatin Valley right outside Portland, …

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Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato

by: fabiola in: Entrees, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato

This beautiful Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato is perfect for two for lunch or dinner. It’s easy to make and packed full of awesome nutrients, vegan, and gluten free!

I finally made a stuffed sweet potato! I’ve made them for us for dinner time and time again but never made it for …

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Healthy Simple Coleslaw

by: fabiola in: Dressings, Condiments, Sauces, Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Healthy Simple Coleslaw

This vibrant Healthy Simple Coleslaw is packed full of nutrients and flavor better than any store bough coleslaw, plus it’s easy to make!

I honestly didn’t really know what to call this slaw salad dish I made. So I went with Healthy Simple Coleslaw, it works for me! It also makes a …

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