Side Dish

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries {Gluten-Free, Vegan, Kid-Friendly}

Crispy baked sweet potato fries are easy to make, kid-friendly, and delicious. The perfect side dish for any weeknight family dinner! Jump to Recipe These Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries are one of my go-to side dishes for the family – my girls, hubby, and I all love them equally, sometimes to the point of fighting over the last few! In fact, one of my daughters has caught on to the deliciousness of well-done, crispy roasted veggies, and now I have to share my portion with her. Whomp, whomp ūüė≠ Jus… read more »

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad {Recipe}

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad is a sweet and savory dish hearty enough for a light lunch and perfect as a side dish next to your favorite entr√©e. For months, my girls have been asking me for fresh cherries, and I’m so excited that I can finally¬†fulfill their requests now that cherry season is here! There’s nothing like sitting on the patio munching on a bowl of ruby red cherries in the summer. Despite the cold, rainy, and gloomy weather we’ve been having so far this June, we’re s… read more »

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad is a quick and easy recipe you can put on top of a bed of greens for lunch or serve as a side dish at dinner. ¬†Jump to Recipe By now you probably know that I don’t pack my girls the typical school lunch you’d find in most kids lunchboxes. Soynut Butter (no PB allowed in our school) and plain old tuna sandwiches are rarely on the menu, but Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad, Smoked Salmon Cucumber Roll Ups, and Tuna Edamame Salad¬†often are. And so is this Beet and Goat… read more »

Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad with Feta {Recipe}

Make packing school lunch easy and serve your kids something delicious with this vegetarian, nut-free, and gluten-free Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad.¬† Packing lunch for the kids every single day is not easy. I think most parents would agree it’s a chore they can’t wait to stop doing once their children are old enough to make their own lunch or buy it at school. I’m not going to sit here and tell you that packing my girls’ lunch is my favorite part of being a mom, but I also don&… read more »

Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Cider Dijon Vinaigrette {Recipe ReDux}

Add a burst of color and flavor to the holiday table with this nutritious and delicious Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad. You may recall last week when I shared my Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze that I mentioned I had another¬†holiday recipe on the way. Well here it is! This Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad is the last holiday recipe¬†I will be sharing this season and it’s a good one! Just look at how pretty and festive it is with the bright… read more »