Category: Side dishes

Vegan Recipe: Roasted Buckwheat Salad

Vegan Recipe: Roasted Buckwheat Salad

By Darshana Thacker, DarshanasKitchen.com Roasted buckwheat, also called kasha, has an earthy, woody flavor that I find very interesting. It makes a nice variation to my grain salads. You can easily change the grain to rice or quinoa and add any mix of herbs you like. This makes a very hearty side dish. Ready in: 30 minutes Ingredients, Makes 5-6 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Grilled Veggie Salad

Vegan Recipe: Grilled Veggie Salad

Summer on a plate, this very hearty mix makes a lovely main dish during the warmer months. The combination of crisp lettuce leaves and Dijon-marinated blackened vegetables are a wonderful juxtaposition of flavors and textures. Seasonal garden-fresh veggies are a great way to brighten up the dish and increase your family’s enjoyment of nourishing plants. This recipe was adapted from […]

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Vegan Recipe: The Quickest Black Bean Salad

Vegan Recipe: The Quickest Black Bean Salad

By Ann and Jane Esselstyn We could eat this for every meal in summer, even breakfast. It is the salad I make when I have to take a dish to an event because it is so quick to make, everyone comes back for seconds, and it is the best advertisement for delicious no oil eating. It is easy to expand […]

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Vegan Recipe: Broccoli Soup

Vegan Recipe: Broccoli Soup

By Cathy Fisher, StraightUpFood.com This hearty soup not only tastes great, but it’s easy to make! Ready In: 35 minutes Ingredients, Makes 10 Cups 1½ pounds Yukon gold potatoes (2 to 3 large), cut into chunks (skin on or off) 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon granulated onion 1 teaspoon no-salt […]

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Vegan Side Dish Recipe: Lemony Roasted Potatoes

Vegan Side Dish Recipe: Lemony Roasted Potatoes

From Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskiwitz and Terry Hope Romero Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds Russet potatoes (medium to small potatoes work best) 1/4 cup olive oil 6 cloves garlic, chopped finely 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 cup vegetable broth 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tsp salt 1 tsp tomato paste Freshly ground black pepper […]

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Vegan Recipe: Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Vegan Recipe: Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

By Heather McDougall This gravy takes just minutes to put together. Sometimes my boys eat just a bowl of mashed potatoes and gravy for a snack. For dinner, we serve this dish with sautéed broccolini or green beans. Serves 4 | Ready in 65 minutes Ingredients for the Creamy Golden Gravy 2 cups vegetable broth 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce […]

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Vegan Recipe: Zucchini Noodles

Vegan Recipe: Zucchini Noodles

A unique and very healthy way to serve zucchini. Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 10 mins Ingredients, Serves 4 4 Medium Zucchini 1/8 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Garlic Cloves, Peeled And Thinly Sliced 1 1/2 Cups Ripe Grape Tomatoes, Sliced In Half Salt & Pepper Red Hot Pepper Flakes A Handful Of Fresh, Small Basil Leaves […]

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Vegan Recipe: Moroccan-Style Cauliflower

Vegan Recipe: Moroccan-Style Cauliflower

Treat yourself to turmeric-spiced cauliflower. With its vibrant yellow color and superb nutritional value, turmeric lets you get creative with cauliflower. A prized aromatic spice in African, East Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Asian cuisine, turmeric powers both the flavor and color in this cancer-protective cauliflower dish. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 1/3 cup low-sodium vegetable broth 4 cups cauliflower florets […]

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Vegan Recipe: Turmeric Cauliflower

Vegan Recipe: Turmeric Cauliflower

By Dr. Mercola If you’re looking for a warm, hearty, and healthy side dish, roasted turmeric cauliflower is one recipe you’ll want to keep on standby. Turmeric has a slightly spicy flavor with notes of ginger and pepper. When combined with the somewhat nutty, even sweet, flavor of cauliflower, which is brought out even more by roasting, you’ll find there’s […]

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Vegan Recipe: Red Beans & Quinoa

Vegan Recipe: Red Beans & Quinoa

By Del Sroufe, from The Forks Over Knives Plan I’ve had a version of beans and rice on my dinner menu for as long as I can remember, mostly because it’s always tasty and filling, and I can make it as easy or as complicated as I want it to be. This version is definitely on the easier side of […]

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