Sides & Salads

Easy Chickpea Spring Salad with Citrus Dressing

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Spring is in the air, and this season I’m looking to get more vegetarian and vegan sources of protein. I love having beans incorporated into my lunch meals, so this chickpea salad is great for taking in a packed lunch. 1 cup of this salad boasts 7.4 grams of plant protein! Add some additional veggies […]

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Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

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I love love cranberry sauce. Thanksgiving dinner, or any turkey dinner simply wouldn’t be the same without it. If you haven’t made cranberry sauce before and usually go for the canned stuff, you must try making it. You will be converted! Its super easy too. 15 minutes, no joke! It tastes so much better and […]

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Parmesan Roasted Tomatoes

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I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for more easy and yummy vegetable side dishes. I made these parmesan roasted tomatoes to eat with our lean proteins throughout the week, and they were a hit! They were great to put alongside leftovers, and with a dinner entree! Truth be told, I’m not a […]

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Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

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Who’s ready to take their alfredo sauce to another level?! I know I am! That’s why I created this healthy cauliflower alfredo sauce. It has all the same flavors of traditional alfredo but without all the fat and calories. Plus, it has the added nutrition of an entire cup and a half of pureed cauliflower! […]

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Spinach Chimichurri

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Plain grilled meat got ya down? Prepare to have your mind blown! Gone are the days of having BBQ sauce as the only sauce for grilled meat. This Spinach Chimichurri is the perfect addition to anything you might be throwing on the grill this summer. Steak, chicken, shrimp, fish and even grilled veggies. The best […]

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Light Caesar Potato Salad

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Potato salad is one of my favorite summer side dishes, and you can’t beat homemade. I actually really dislike the taste of store-bought potato salad and coleslaw. They taste really fake to me, and the potato doesn’t really taste like potato at all. For how simple and easy this light caesar potato salad recipe is, […]

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