Category: Side

Cranberry Orange Zucchini Pasta

Have you hopped on the spiralizing bandwagon yet? If not, it’s time. Spiralizing is so easy, and is a great way to incorporate a variety of vegetables into your diet. And if you’re looking for a twist on the standard zucchini pasta dish, Cranberry Orange Zucchini Pasta is a great place...

Thai Cucumber Noodles

Prior to moving to California, we lived in Chicago for nine years. We lived in a neighborhood we loved, filled with amazing restaurants and we definitely had our favorites. But when family and friends came to visit, it was often challenging to find a restaurant that everyone could agree upon. As a...

Slow Cooker Black Beans

These slow cooker black beans are so tender and full of flavor, you’ll never resort to canned beans again! Black beans are a nutritional powerhouse. A one-cup serving yields 15 grams of fiber, 15 grams of protein, and a number of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. Black beans are a good...

Spanish Quinoa

If you haven’t tried quinoa yet, this recipe is a great place to start. The end result is very similar to spanish rice, and while this dish can easily be used as a side, we love to layer it in our taco salads. Leftovers can be used in salads the...