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.
A little smoky, slightly sweet and paired with perfectly charred baby bell peppers, these wings are next level.
A meal version of the popular 7-layer dip, this salad is packed with tasty layers such as crisp lettuce, olives, cheese and avocado. Canned black beans add a source of protein without having to cook – for a twist, try mixing them with corn kernels for extra sweetness. You can use corn from the cob or frozen and thawed corn.
Made from fermented soybeans, miso paste is a probiotic food that helps improve gut health. Miso paste also contains minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium. This dressing serves beautifully alongside summer slaws, soba noodles or grilled chicken.
Make a homemade dip that doubles as a dressing to enjoy with sliced raw veggies and prepared leafy greens. Try this Creamy Dill & Cannellini Bean Dip with radishes, cucumbers and carrots or toss it with romaine lettuce, shredded carrots, red onion, cherry tomatoes and roasted fingerling potatoes for an easy lunch.
Your slow cooker isn't just for stews anymore - use your favorite winter appliance to make a variety of sides all year long!
Eggplant is a common vegetable throughout the Southern Mediterranean, where it is often fried. Roasting is a simpler, healthier method of preparing the nightshade veggie and removing any bitter edge. And it is even more delicious when made into an eggplant dip!