A magical pink beet fruit smoothie recipe that tastes amazing even though it has an entire raw beet hidden in it! Just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to make.Is there anything better than a cool smoothie that magically starts your day with not only fruits, but vegetables? People go crazy for green smoothies, myself included, but this recipe is like a hidden green smoothie. It’s a magical pink color but still has vegetables hidden in it…. Read More »
Have healthy breakfast waiting for you in the morning with just 5 minutes of prep time with easy chia seed pudding parfaits made with a surprise ingredient!
Chia seeds are magical. When you put them in liquid, they swell and make a thick liquid, like a pudding. Even though there is no scientific evidence that they reduce your appetite or make you feel full, you’ll definitely find people who swear that they do! Regardless, the tiny seeds are packed healthy omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and even calcium.
You’ve probably come across chia seed pudding recipes made with almond milk or coconut milk. What about other liquids though – like juice? This is what I set out to investigate…. Read More »
These totally epic vegan oreo coconut milk popsicles, topped with everything from chocolate to edible gold leaf, will help you up your Instagram game.
You can put these epic decorated Oreo popsicles at the top of your “Most Instagrammable Foods” list. Talk about making food that will up your Instagram game! I dare you to find a more photogenic dessert.
Don’t take my word for it though, check out this Oreo popsicles recipe video I made and get the full recipe after the jump.
A recipe for healthy Vegan Buddha Bowls packed with green veggies plus skip anchovies and mayo (YUCK) with a substitute Vegan Green Goddess Dressing Recipe made with avocado and olive oil!
If you’re looking for an amazing healthy lunch or dinner option – look no further than Buddha bowls. It’s a funny name, but a buddha bowl is actually just rice or other grain topped with whatever you’re in the mood for – veggies, tofu – even meat. I’ve been searching everywhere for a vegan buddha bowl recipe, but surprisingly there aren’t a lot of great choices out there.
I decided to take matters into my own hands. This buddha bowl is packed with goodness – fresh veggies, avocado, zoodles and healthy ancient grains. Another great thing about buddha bowls is the flexibility – you can swap out the ingredients based on what’s in season and what’s in your fridge. This is important if you’re trying to use up whatever is in the crisper drawer of your fridge before it goes bad. :)… Read More »
A super easy fruit cobbler recipe with peaches, cherries and berries that takes 20 minutes to make! Brown sugar ice cream is the perfect finish.
Nothing says summer like a fruit cobbler. And ice cream. Obviously our entire summer is topped with ice cream. You’ve seen all the pies and galettes around here, right? And this cobbler! Ice Cream. Our ice cream maker is constantly running and I’ve developed an arsenal of recipes to support our habit.
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How to make Chilaquiles Verdes in just 15 minutes with ONE PAN. This traditional Mexican dish will be your new favorite breakfast recipe.
First things first. Let’s learn how to pronounce your new favorite breakfast food. Say it with me, “Chee-la-key-lays”. Easy peasy.
Chilaquiles are the bomb. Fried tortillas, simmered in salsa and topped with all things good – chiles, crema, cheese, and avocado. Om nom nom. It’s comfort food, but with a bit of heat and so much flavor!
Making chilaquiles from scratch is no joke. There is frying and chopping and simmering and a whole bunch of work involved.
This easy version tastes just like the real thing and it will only take you 15 minutes – start to finish. It’s the “I don’t want to spend three hours making breakfast” version of this traditional Mexican food.
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An easy Lemon Parmesan Popcorn Recipe with infused Meyer lemon algae oil and cracked pepper. Makes a guilt-free healthy snack!
You might be surprised to know that I have a full-time job outside of A Side of Sweet doing something completely unrelated to blogging! I actually work nights in the pediatric ICU here in San Francisco as a pediatrician. It’s a busy job, but one that is super rewarding.
With shifts that average 13 hours, I need high quality food to keep me going. Part of my routine is popcorn for a midnight snack every night. It’s high in fiber, low in calories and I don’t have to feel guilty eating it.
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