Herbed Vegetable-Medley Casserole

Herbed Vegetable-Medley Casserole

Unless you’re vegetarian—and often even when you are—veggies are cast as a side, an add-on, something that completes the meal rather than “makes it.” But with this casserole, power-packed plant food takes center stage on your plate. A colorful medley ...
Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Full of playful, colorful hues and free of gluten, this flavorful and nutritious pasta salad is the perfect (easy!) way to wow your friends and family at the next potluck, picnic or backyard party.  Make a big batch to share or enjoy throughout the w ...
Spiced Quinoa and Beans

Spiced Quinoa and Beans

Ever try those boxed quinoa and spice blends? They’re convenient (and quite delicious!) when you’re running short on time, but if you check the ingredients, you may find a few additives and preservatives your body could do without. MSG, a ...
Vegetarian Baked Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegetarian Baked Stuffed Mushrooms

Ever feel as if a certain food symbolizes holidays? For me, that’s true of mouth-watering stuffed mushrooms. There’s something about those herb-rich, perfectly chewy, fragrant appetizers that make me feel like celebrating. This recipe sho ...
Thai-Style Coleslaw with Chicken & Mint

Thai-Style Coleslaw with Chicken & Mint

If you’re heading to a picnic or cookout this holiday weekend, swap the traditional slaw for this paleo-friendly, Thai-inspired twist! Packed with protein and flavor, this is a version that can be served either as a side or as a main dish. ...
Champagne Vinaigrette

Champagne Vinaigrette

No need to brace yourself for a loud popping sound. This champagne vinaigrette is made with champagne vinegar, a light-colored and crisp-flavored vinegar that’s slightly reminiscent of real champagne and makes a refreshing substitute for white wine v ...
Vegan Picnic Recipe: Simple Fennel Slaw

Vegan Picnic Recipe: Simple Fennel Slaw

Cabbage is king when it comes to coleslaw, but a sweeter, milder main ingredient that’s just as crisp and delicious can be swapped in for a refreshingly different side to serve with burgers and sandwiches. Fennel, an herb related to parsley and dill, ...