Category: Side Dishes

Side Dishes

Perfect Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes. The quintessential comfort food. Who couldn’t love these billowing, buttery, clouds of deliciousness? I know I do. However, there’s a lot of misinformation spread about on how to make good mashed potatoes. People follow this misinformation and end up with unsatisfactory results. This then leads them to believe mashed potatoes are finicky and […]

Snacks, Mains, Side Dishes

My Favorite Falafel

(Makes about 4 servings) Falafel is a popular type of street food in the Middle East. In simple terms, it’s a type of fritter made up of ground chickpeas, onion, herbs, and spices. If made in the traditional way, it’s also a naturally vegan dish. Golden brown and crunchy on the outside, soft, garlicky, and […]

Snacks, Side Dishes

1 Hour Vegan Dinner Rolls

Who can resist a warm, buttery, soft, dinner roll fresh from the oven? I know I can’t. These dinner rolls are so good, I almost wanted to name them Heavenly Dinner Rolls instead. Making homemade dinner rolls is something people seem to save only for holidays and special occasions. This is usually because they are […]

Snacks, Mains, Side Dishes

Fresh Spring Rolls

To me, fresh spring rolls are one of the most delicious and refreshing appetizers ever. Every time I see them on a restaurant’s menu, I HAVE TO order them. Something about the crunchy vegetables, the fresh herbs, and the creamy & savory peanut dipping sauce – altogether it’s pure magic! Most times, I enjoy them […]

Snacks, Mains, Side Dishes

Vegan Ceviche

Ceviche is so bright and refreshing! In the summer, I think I could eat this as a light meal nearly every day. In fact, I did so the past 3 days. My first time having ceviche was in culinary school and I was instantly impressed with how delicious it was and honestly suprised at how […]

Side Dishes

Corn & Avocado Salsa

This Corn & Avocado Salsa is an all-time favorite in my household. The creamy avocado, the fresh herbs, the sweet corn, the heat from the peppers – something about this combination of ingredients makes pure magic. After bringing this to a work potluck for the first time, it got such good reviews that I was […]

Side Dishes

Cabbage Jicama Slaw

This slaw goes great with Tacos, Buddha Bowls, Salads, Sandwiches, You Name It! Make this crunchy, colorful, side a refreshing new addition to your collection. Ingredients 1 Lime Zested 1/4 C Lime Juice 1/4 C Rice Vinegar 1 T Agave Nectar 1 tsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp Cumin 1/4 tsp Black pepper 1/2 Head Finely […]

Side Dishes

Authentic Vegan Refried Beans

You know the type of refried beans you get when you go to an authentic Mexican taqueria? All of that smooth, creamy, deliciousness? Those are truly the gold standard of refried beans in my book and what all beans should aspire to be. Ever since I first had them, I knew I had to find […]