Category Archive: Sides

Sand Art Salad

I’m stealing this back from my friend Marisa, since I have my own blog now – but check her out at Marisa’s Healthy Kitchen, her recipes are amazing!! This salad you can make… Continue reading

Spicy Black Bean Hummus

Another super easy bean dip, this one taken from Pop Sugar. My modifications were as follows: I’ve gotten really skeptical about putting raw garlic in things because I can’t seem to find any… Continue reading

Smiley Green Soup

First of all, can I just put a disclaimer on this? I got called out recently for seeming so healthy on this blog. It’s true that I tend to eat well in general,… Continue reading

Pumpkin Quinoa Porridge

This kind of worked… I got this from a Whole Foods recipe, and I basically followed it – except that I used quinoa instead of brown rice (it’s what I had, and it’s… Continue reading

Root Vegetable Love Soup

I call this Love soup because it’s red, and it’s Valentine’s Day, and if you love someone you should make this for them! – haha. Easy, delicious, good for you, and endlessly customizable!… Continue reading

Stir-fried Greens with Cherries and Mixed Nuts

What I had in my kitchen tonight was some stir-fry greens that were dying, some scallions that were almost dead, dried unsweetened cherries, and salted mixed nuts (the latter 2 I’d originally bought… Continue reading

Easy Bean Dip

I’m convinced this dip can be made with any bean, as the original recipe from Lemons and Anchovies called for cannelini beans, but all I had was pinto. I realized last minute that… Continue reading

Football Avocado Deviled Eggs

I wanted to make some fun party food in honor of the Super Bowl. I got the idea for these from Cute Foods for Kids – they have 26 different football-shaped food ideas!… Continue reading

Roasted Fennel and White Bean Dip

Last year when I visited my mom in Minneapolis, we planned a dinner party and I proposed several options for each course. This dip, from Food 52 was overlooked then, but I’m so… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Gnocci

I’m not a huge potato fan (my empty white starch of choice is definitely rice) but sweet potatoes I love! So I was really excited when I found this recipe on Gojee c/o… Continue reading