Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with Parmesan and Pecans

This healthy, crunchy Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with Parmesan and Pecans is tossed with a Dijon Maple Vinaigrette – so good! Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad This Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad is simple yet delicious. It doesn’t take long to make and would be great for the holidays since you can do much […]

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This healthy, crunchy Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with Parmesan and Pecans is tossed with a Dijon Maple Vinaigrette – so good!

Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad
Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

This Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad is simple yet delicious. It doesn’t take long to make and would be great for the holidays since you can do much of the prep ahead of time. The recipe serves eight people, but you could always double it if you needed to feed more people. This Fall Brussels Sprout Salad with Apples, Pecans, and Blue Cheese and Harvest Kale Salad with Roasted Winter Squash are some more crowd pleasers.

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These healthy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are creamy and much lighter than traditional mashed potatoes, and taste so darn good! The perfect side dish at any holiday. Garlic Mashed Potatoes These easy garlic mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish for filet mignon, air fryer steak, or serve this at your Thanksgiving table with your Dry […]

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These healthy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are creamy and much lighter than traditional mashed potatoes, and taste so darn good! The perfect side dish at any holiday.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These easy garlic mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish for filet mignon, air fryer steak, or serve this at your Thanksgiving table with your Dry Brine Turkey. If you have leftovers, make these Leftover Parmesan Mashed Potato Patties. More potato recipes you might also enjoy, these Paprika Smashed Potatoes, Baked Potatoes, or these Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes.

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Creamy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup (Vegan and Dairy Free)

This healthy roasted acorn squash soup recipe made creamy with cashews – a great holiday side or vegetarian main – is dairy-free and vegan and absolutely delicious. Roasted Acorn Squash Soup There’s no cream in this creamy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup. Instead, I puree the roasted squash with cashews to make this dairy-free soup. Pureeing […]

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This healthy roasted acorn squash soup recipe made creamy with cashews – a great holiday side or vegetarian main – is dairy-free and vegan and absolutely delicious.

Roasted Acorn Squash Soup
Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

There’s no cream in this creamy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup. Instead, I puree the roasted squash with cashews to make this dairy-free soup. Pureeing soup with beans, potatoes, or nuts is one of my favorite ways to make soups creamy without dairy. Some other soup recipes that use this same method are Turmeric Roasted Sweet Potato and Macadamia Soup, Black Bean Soup, and Creamy Sausage and Potato Soup.

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Garlic Butter Mushrooms

These umami-loaded Garlic Butter Mushrooms are done in under 15 minutes. A low-carb, low-calorie side dish that’s quick and easy and pairs well with just about anything. Garlic Butter Mushrooms Sautéing mushrooms in butter creates a rich, caramelized, umami-loaded side that’s out of this world. My family loves them and I love how easy they […]

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These umami-loaded Garlic Butter Mushrooms are done in under 15 minutes. A low-carb, low-calorie side dish that’s quick and easy and pairs well with just about anything.

Garlic Butter Mushrooms
Garlic Butter Mushrooms

Sautéing mushrooms in butter creates a rich, caramelized, umami-loaded side that’s out of this world. My family loves them and I love how easy they are to make. Eat them as a side dish with any protein or add them to eggs or pasta. More of my favorite mushroom recipes are Pork Chops with Mushrooms and Shallots, Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Leeks, and Beef and Mushroom Ragu with Spaghetti Squash.

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Black Bean Soup (Freezer Friendly)

This healthy and savory black bean soup recipe with dry beans is easy to prepare, freezer-friendly, and perfect for those cold winter days. Black Bean Soup I look forward to making homemade soups and stews when the weather gets cold. This black bean soup is hearty, super high in fiber, and inexpensive to make. It’s […]

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This healthy and savory black bean soup recipe with dry beans is easy to prepare, freezer-friendly, and perfect for those cold winter days.

Black Bean Soup
Black Bean Soup

I look forward to making homemade soups and stews when the weather gets cold. This black bean soup is hearty, super high in fiber, and inexpensive to make. It’s also vegan and vegetarian. Try it topped with avocado, sour cream or Greek yogurt and fresh chopped herbs, like cilantro or chives. You might also like this Crock Pot Chicken and Black Bean Soup, Vegetarian Black Bean Chili, or these Quick Cuban Black Beans.

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Blackened Air Fryer Salmon Bites

These 10-minute Blackened Air Fryer Salmon Bites are great on top of a salad, served with rice or your favorite grain, or in a bowl with veggies and sauce. Blackened Air Fryer Salmon Bites There’s no mistaking I love salmon, and I love my air fryer. So, making salmon in the air fryer is probably […]

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These 10-minute Blackened Air Fryer Salmon Bites are great on top of a salad, served with rice or your favorite grain, or in a bowl with veggies and sauce.

Blackended Air Fryer Salmon Bites
Blackened Air Fryer Salmon Bites

There’s no mistaking I love salmon, and I love my air fryer. So, making salmon in the air fryer is probably the protein I cook most in it! It’s quick, doesn’t make a mess, and comes out perfectly. Blackened salmon is also one of my favorites, so I hope you enjoy these crispy Blackened Salmon Bites as much as I do! More air fryer salmon recipes you may like, Air Fryer Salmon Sandwich, Air Fryer Salmon with Maple Soy Glaze and Chili-Lime Air Fryer Salmon, and for more blackened seafood recipes, try this Blackened Shrimp and Grits and Blackened Fish Tacos.

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Tofu Tacos with Potatoes and Jalapeños

These vegan Tofu Tacos with Potatoes and Jalapeños are great when you want a plant-based taco that still has lots of protein. Tofu Tacos with Potatoes and Jalapeños Tofu is a blank slate, so I love transforming it by adding different spices. Sprinkling crumbled tofu with taco seasonings and roasting it in the oven with […]

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These vegan Tofu Tacos with Potatoes and Jalapeños are great when you want a plant-based taco that still has lots of protein.

Tofu Potato Tacos
Tofu Tacos with Potatoes and Jalapeños

Tofu is a blank slate, so I love transforming it by adding different spices. Sprinkling crumbled tofu with taco seasonings and roasting it in the oven with potatoes and jalapeños flavors the tofu. Top these healthy tacos with your favorite salsa – I love them with this avocado salsa, which I always keep on hand in my fridge. If you’re looking for more tofu recipes, try my Tofu Stir Fry with Vegetables in Soy Sesame Sauce, Spicy Sriracha Tofu Rice Bowls, and Kung Pao Tofu.

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Korean-Inspired Salmon Tacos with Spicy Slaw

Korean-Inspired Salmon Tacos with Spicy Gochujang Slaw is a delicious way to switch up your fish taco game! Korean-Inspired Salmon Tacos I love my Korean BBQ-inspired marinade with chicken, but I wanted to try a slightly different marinade on fish. You all know how much I LOVE tacos and gochujang, so putting the fish in […]

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Korean-Inspired Salmon Tacos with Spicy Gochujang Slaw is a delicious way to switch up your fish taco game!

Korean-Inspired Salmon Tacos with Spicy Slaw
Korean-Inspired Salmon Tacos

I love my Korean BBQ-inspired marinade with chicken, but I wanted to try a slightly different marinade on fish. You all know how much I LOVE tacos and gochujang, so putting the fish in a tortilla with spicy slaw just made sense. The result: a unique combination of flavors perfect for Taco Tuesday or any day of the week! More fish taco recipes you might like are these Cod Fish Tacos, Blackened Fish Tacos with Cabbage Mango Slaw, and these Greek Tzatziki Fish Tacos.

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Creamy Pumpkin Polenta

There’s no cream in this Creamy Pumpkin Polenta. Instead, this polenta is made with pumpkin puree, Pecorino Romano, and a pinch of nutmeg – and it’s delightful. Creamy Pumpkin Polenta I love creamy polenta and had wanted to try a pumpkin version by mixing some puree into it. I was planning on adding cream or […]

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There’s no cream in this Creamy Pumpkin Polenta. Instead, this polenta is made with pumpkin puree, Pecorino Romano, and a pinch of nutmeg – and it’s delightful.

Pumpkin Polenta
Creamy Pumpkin Polenta

I love creamy polenta and had wanted to try a pumpkin version by mixing some puree into it. I was planning on adding cream or cream cheese, but it turned out so creamy without it I left it out. This super simple recipe, made with basic pantry ingredients, is the perfect cozy comfort side dish. Serve it topped with roasted veggies or your favorite sauce, like this Slow Cooker Beef Ragu or Slow Cooker Bolognese. See more pumpkin recipes here!

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Quick Black Beans Recipe

How to cook the easiest canned black beans in 20 minutes! This recipe transforms a can of black beans into a flavor-packed side dish or meatless meal. Quick Black Beans Recipe I always have sofrito in my freezer in ice cube trays to whip up the tastiest beans whenever my husband asks for them, it’s […]

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How to cook the easiest canned black beans in 20 minutes! This recipe transforms a can of black beans into a flavor-packed side dish or meatless meal.

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Quick Black Beans Recipe

I always have sofrito in my freezer in ice cube trays to whip up the tastiest beans whenever my husband asks for them, it’s his favorite! On nights I don’t have time to make them from scratch, I whip up this easy canned black beans version! This would work fine with red or pink beans as well.  It’s vegetarian and gluten free, loaded with fiber and works as a main or a side dish over rice. You might also like my Quick Cuban Black Beans or these quick Puerto Rican Beans using canned beans as well.

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