Take advantage of the freshest, most tender spring stalks au naturel. Uncooked, lightly dressed with lemony yogurt, and very little else. Spring has sprung, indeed.
Sides & Vegetables
Buttery Oven Roasted Radishes
Fresh spring radishes get roasted and smothered in herbed compound butter for this easy side dish.
Italian-Style Artichokes ~ Carciofi
You say artichoke. We say carciofi. That’s Italian for “pointy leafy thing that turns meltingly tender when cooked like your nonna knows how.”
Brie Mac and Cheese
The creamiest, cheesiest, most comforting mac and cheese you’re ever going to try. Swear.
Easy Roasted Carrots
Four ingredients and one simple technique that will leave everyone asking—maybe even demanding—you for more. A keeper of a side dish.
Spicy Roasted Cauliflower
A perfectly cooked and gently spiced specimen of cruciferous loveliness. You’re seriously not going to be able to stop noshing this.
Barbecue Potato Chips
A cheater’s version of homemade barbecue potato chips that will have you hooked for life. Taste ’em and get back to us.
Carrot Fries with Chipotle Sauce
Need to get your fry fix without breaking your diet? These carrot fries are easy to make, healthy-ish, and come with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce.
Black-Eyed Pea Salad
A sublime and tasty crossover between vegan and soul food—who would have thought it was possible? It is and it’s fabulous. Healthy and filled with flavor, it’s everything a salad should be.
Potato Latkes with Apple-Date Chutney
All fancied up for the holidays, these boast all the perfectly-crisp-on-the-outside-tender-on-the-inside awesomeness of traditional potato latkes as well as a few surprises.
Sicilian-Style Roasted Cauliflower
Warmly spiced, roasted cauliflower gets drizzled with a tangy-sweet dressing, making it an irresistible, healthy (and vegan) side dish. Who loves you?
Parmesan Potato Gratin
We used to get our gratins and scalloped potatoes confused. But then we tried this gratin. Guess which one is now our favorite?!
Wild Mushroom Stuffing
Earthy collides with slightly sweet in this beautiful burnished brioche and wild mushroom stuffing. (Did we mention it’s easy?)
Essentially creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness., these are as welcome on weeknights as they are on holidays.
Gnocchi Soup with Bacon and Cheese
Who can resist a comforting bowl of tender gnocchi in a creamy, cheesy broth that’s laden with crispy bacon and plenty of vegetables? Not us.
Crispy Hash Brown Waffles
Looking for a healthy breakfast idea that the whole family will love? These hash brown waffles, which can be made with potatoes or cauliflower, or a mixture of both check all of those boxes.
Mac and Cheese with Carrots
Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.
Beet Salad with Feta and Pumpkin Seeds
A stunning jumble of ingredients you’ll forget are healthy the moment you take a bite. Sweet roasted beets. Peppery watercress. Tangy feta. And a perfectly balanced vinaigrette.
Zucchini Gratin with Fresh Herbs and Goat Cheese
What’s not to love about zucchini that’s smothered in cream, herbs, and two kinds of cheese?
Sweet Potato and Chicken Sausage Hash
This jumble of sautéed vegetables, topped with fried eggs and avocado, is nutritious and guaranteed to keep you full all morning long.