Category: Sides

Vegan Gluten Free Green Bean Casserole

Vegan Gluten Free Green Bean Casserole

This vegan gluten free green bean casserole is so delicious, you with think it’s the recipe that your grandma used to use! You really don’t need gluten or dairy to make this casserole creamy and delicious! I must admit, green bean casserole was one of […]

Super Easy Vegan Green Beans

Super Easy Vegan Green Beans

These easy vegan green beans can be whipped up in about 10 minutes and make a perfect side dish. Keep a bag of frozen green beans in the freezer for days when the fresh veggies are running low or you need a little extra added […]

8 Easy Vegan Pasta Salads – Made with 5 Ingredients or Less From Trader Joe’s

8 Easy Vegan Pasta Salads – Made with 5 Ingredients or Less From Trader Joe’s

Trader Joes dips and spreads are not just to put on a cracker- they make great pasta sauces too! Here are 8 easy vegan pasta salads made with 5 ingredients or less from Trader Joe’s.  All 8 can be made gluten free with the gluten free […]

Olive Tapenade Pasta Salad with Fire Roasted Red Peppers

Olive Tapenade Pasta Salad with Fire Roasted Red Peppers

Olive Tapenade Pasta Salad with Fire Roasted Red Peppers  is one of my favorite easy, gluten free and vegan pasta salads. If you like olives, you will love this salad! With just 3 simple ingredients that you can buy in 1 stop at Trader Joes, this salad couldn’t be […]

Spicy Green Dragon Pasta Salad

Spicy Green Dragon Pasta Salad

Spicy Green Dragon Pasta Salad using the Green Dragon Hot Sause from Trader Joes makes a vegan/ gluten free Mexican style pasta salad that is bursting with flavor. The Green Dragon Sauce is a perfect blend of spicy, sweet and tangy with cilantro and garlic! […]

Creamy Artichoke Dip Pasta Salad

Creamy Artichoke Dip Pasta Salad

Creamy Artichoke Dip Pasta Salad using  the Trader Joe’s Artichoke Antipasto is vegan and gluten free, and tastes like that rich and creamy warm artichoke dip that you love! It is delicious served cold as a pasta salad or warm with melted vegan cheese like the […]

Wacky Macky – Vegan Macaroni Salad -Kids’ Favorite!

Wacky Macky – Vegan Macaroni Salad -Kids’ Favorite!

Vegan macaroni salad!  Yum!  Wacky Macky is a vegan, kid friendly twist on traditional macaroni salad! Macaroni, vegan mayo, and Smart Dogs mixed together create a pasta salad that tastes surprisingly like a bologna sandwich! It was born out of needing picnic food in a […]

Sweet Salsa Mexican  Pasta Salad

Sweet Salsa Mexican Pasta Salad

Sweet Salsa Mexican Pasta Salad with red lentil pasta and salsas from Trader Joes!  This pasta salad is vegan, gluten free, and oil free too.  Sweet with a little spice, this pasta salad is one of my kids’ favorites! I was intrigued by the red lentil […]

Fresh Bruschetta Pasta Salad

Fresh Bruschetta Pasta Salad

Bruschetta is not just to put on toast!  If you’re sick of traditional tomato sauce and want something fresh and clean tasting, you must try this!  It’s great hot or served cold as a pasta salad. Dinner really couldn’t be any easier than Bruschetta Pasta […]

Spinach Chick’n Salad with Strawberry Milkshake Dressing

Spinach Chick’n Salad with Strawberry Milkshake Dressing

This Spinach Chick’n Salad with Strawberry Milkshake Dressing is vegan, gluten free, and soy free, but bursting with flavor!  It is surprisingly delicious and makes my whole family eat plate after plate of spinach salad! It sounds a little weird and maybe a little too […]