Healthy Salads and Sides

72 EASY Grilling Recipes

72 EASY Grilling Recipes

SUMMER IS A COMING! WAHOO! I am SO thrilled. Jake and I just got are backyard fully landscaped – how adult are we? And it looks awesome. I should have taken a before and after picture, but of course I did not. Oh well. Summer […]

Roasted Cuban Zucchini

Roasted Cuban Zucchini

I love me some fresh grilled veggies in the summer time! Especially veggies like zucchini, squash and eggplant. They become so tender and delicious, you almost forget that you are eating a vegetable! This recipe for Roasted Cuban Zucchini is PERFECT for summer – whether […]

Kale and Farro Salad (V)

Kale and Farro Salad (V)

Salads CAN be boring. It’s true. Sometimes I see a salad and its just like bleh – no thank you. I’d much rather eat this cheeseburger. BUT, salads don’t HAVE to be boring! They can be exciting – full of texture and flavor! A salad […]

Cranberry, Apple, and Almond Broccoli Slaw (V)

Cranberry, Apple, and Almond Broccoli Slaw (V)

Trader Joe’s – what an incredible place. Here in Columbus, we don’t have a Trade Joe’s downtown so I always forget exactly how much I LOVE going there. This past weekend, I happened to be over at Easton Town Center (our local mall) where there […]

Cauliflower Cream Sauce

Cauliflower Cream Sauce

Guys – WOW. This may be one of my favorite recipes – EVER. I know, I am as shocked as you are. I have been avoiding this cauliflower fad for a long time – because really, how could cauliflower taste creamy? Or like pizza crust? […]

Pan-Fried Crispy Kale Chips

Pan-Fried Crispy Kale Chips

I have always wanted to try and make my own baked kale chips… So why haven’t I? Well for one – I have ZERO patience. Even when it comes to roasting vegetables! I put them in the oven, 5 minutes later… are they done yet? 10 […]

Roasted Purple Potatoes

Roasted Purple Potatoes

Purple potatoes – have you ever had them? I’ll be honest, I had only ever had them at a restaurant! They are one of those foods that seem so special and unique, even though (realistically) they taste exactly the same as regular potatoes. Tri-colored carrots […]

Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

In recent years, brussel sprouts have become a huge trend. They are everywhere – breakfast, lunch, dinner – salads, sides, and mains – sweet, savory, candied, crispy, or tender. Brussel sprouts do it all! A few months back, I posted one of my favorite recipes […]

Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Thanksgiving is COMING!!! I LOVE Thanksgiving. It is hands down one of my favorite favorite holidays! Family, friends, and food – what else could you ask for? My parents make an AMAZING turkey every year – but if I am being honest, I could do […]

Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup (VG)

Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup (VG)

One of my favorite fall vegetables is HANDS-DOWN the Butternut Squash. Just thinking about it makes me excited for Thanksgiving!! It is such a versatile vegetable – you can use it in warm or cold salads, as a delicious mash, instead of noodles, or even […]