If you’re looking for the appeal of a deep-fried appetizer without any frying at all, these just might become your go-to option. Panko makes the exotic vegetable fries deliciously crunchy, while the cool, creamy, cashew-based dip adds a fresh, bright note.
Heirloom carrots are a great go-to veggie for a side dish because they look gorgeous plated; plus, they’re delicious simply roasted with olive oil or coconut oil. But when you top with maple syrup and cashew cream, these carrots become next-level!
Wrapped in buttery lettuce leaves, this sweet and savory chicken is packed with dynamic flavor for an irresistible dinner.
Grilling the cabbage imparts an unbeatable smokiness to this slaw. Here, the napa is topped with a spicy dressing using gut-friendly kimchi.
Scrubbing the beets and leaving the skins on means you don’t have to peel them later, and slicing helps them to roast faster. The fish adds a delicately smoky note, while the chickpeas help boost the protein level of this creative salad.
A rich, herbaceous butter turns this simple roasted chicken into a wow-worthy dish. Here, we dry brine the bird with salt overnight for a perfectly juicy result with golden skin, but if you’re short on time, you can skip that step.
This childhood favorite is so easy to make from scratch – no need to use a canned soup as a starter. We make ours with fresh chopped vegetables and a simple base of flour, broth and cream. And the dough? We skip it and use packaged phyllo dough instead; simply scrunch it and brush it with oil before baking.
Cauliflower stands in for rice in this remake of the takeout favorite. This veggie-based rice can be found in the refrigerated section of your supermarket’s produce department or in the frozen aisle. You can also make your own by pulsing cauliflower florets in the food processor until the pieces reach the size of rice grains.
Cashew butter and an array of cooked vegetables are blended into a creamy sauce that’s drizzled over these nachos made from sliced sweet potatoes. You may have some leftover sauce, but it’s great reheated and poured over roasted vegetables or drizzled over chili. Simply cover and refrigerate and then reheat on the stove top.
Vibrant in color and loaded with flavor, this slaw is the perfect side for protein. You can prep it entirely at home and take it on the road – or take it camping, as Melissa Urban suggests in her book. If making it ahead, simply pack the salad, dressing and garnishes separately and toss together right before serving.
Thanksgiving dinner in an electric pressure cooker? Yes, you can! This recipe makes a beautifully moist turkey with savory stuffing at the same time, and all those tasty turkey juices make up a quick herb gravy at the end.