Healthy Salads and Sides

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 […]

Balsamic Cucumber Tomato Salad

Balsamic Cucumber Tomato Salad

So the other day I was at the grocery store – surprise surprise – and I started craving something fresh. Now this IS a surprise! Usually, I crave carbs, carbs, and more carbs. Yes – I buy the good stuff. But if I was really […]

Easy Beet and Goats’ Cheese Salad

Easy Beet and Goats’ Cheese Salad

Are you all tired of my talking about Israel yet? Too bad!! I got at LEAST a few more weeks of non-stop Israel talk! Speaking of Israel, that brings me to my NEXT topic of discussion – BEET SALAD! What? Beets? Israel? Haley you gone […]

Chickpea Feta Salad

Chickpea Feta Salad

When I was in Israel, I cannot even explain how many chickpeas I must have consumed. Obviously there was the hummus – which was absolutely incredible. I could eat it forever! But chickpeas were also used in all sorts of other dishes – salads, stews, […]

Baked Chickpeas

Baked Chickpeas

Chickpeas, garbanzo beans – whatever those funny little things are called – are delicious. Possibly one of the most underrated legumes. But I never actually know when/how to eat them. In a salad, yes. Sometimes in a soup, yes. But what if I want more […]

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots

I like carrots – but I don’t usually crave them. I crave hummus – and then I eat carrots to make myself feel better about eating copious amounts of hummus. Having said that, I made this recipe for Honey glazed carrots yesterday and I already […]