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 »
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 »
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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Healthy and GORGEOUS watermelon pizza is the perfect easy summer snack. You’ll impress everyone with this fun Summer recipe idea.
File this under things I love – putting a spin on a traditional recipe to make it more fun. You’ll see this technique all over A Side of Sweet – sushi burritos, taco rice, sushi pizza, and now….watermelon pizza! This might be my prettiest combo yet.
A recipe to fuel my Japanese obsession – homemade vegetarian ramen bowls filled with tofu, mushrooms, bok choy and miso! Easy to make and gluten free.
As I’m sure you can tell from the series of posts from my trip to Japan, I’m absolutely enamored with Japanese culture. Everything from the style to food to people – it’s so different from any place I’ve ever visited. Ramen is. I ate it every day while I was in Tokyo (you can read all about it in my Tokyo Food Guide). It’s my ultimate comfort food and something I crave when I’ve gone too long without it…. Read More »
A healthy chickpea salad recipe with beets, celery, radishes, and red onions. It’s gluten-free and a vegan option is provided. A great picnic or BBQ recipe!
Longer days mean it’s time to think about eating outside. There’s something about outdoor dining that makes even the most basic meal feel like an occasion.
Luckily, this healthy chickpea salad is easy to make, and anything but basic. It’s a great alternative to a cold pasta salad for your next barbecue or picnic. I actually made this for a recent bike ride with a picnic stop at the halfway point. It was perfect for the occasion…. Read More »
Use edible food paint to make these colorful splatter painted French Macarons! Plus, a step by step recipe for plain french macaron shells.
I probably should have inserted some some sort of joke here about drinking vodka to reduce the stress of making macarons, but it’s actually for your paint! It’s the perfect solvent for your gel food coloring. It evaporates when it dries and leaves no taste or unwanted color behind…. Read More »