Side Dish

Butternut Squash Edamame Succotash

Posted on May 20th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

"Sufferin' succotash!!" If you said that with your tongue through your teeth in a funny accent, congratulations you are a nerdy 90's child like…

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Greek Hummus Dip

Posted on Jul 25th, 2014 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

Craving a mid-day snack? Hungry after work?  Need a quick, impressive appetizer to serve guests? Don't worry.  I got your back.  You're…

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Mexican Corn

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Ok.  You guys know I love to eat. Duh, I write a blog all about food.  BUT it's not often that I eat something so good it changes my life.  Yeah.…

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Grilled Mixed Veggies

Posted on Aug 28th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

It's August.  Actually, August is almost over.  What the *#%&%?!?!? With summer winding down (*sobs*) I realized that some of the best…

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Dilly Cucumber Tomato Salad

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Yeah I know, Tim Hortons is advertising the sugar-coma pumpkin frenzy lattes and drinks of my nightmares.  Yeah I know, school has started and the…

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Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2014 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

Thanksgiving is right around the corner!  Let's all get ready to loosen our belts a buckle, eat one or three too many pieces of pie, and fall asleep…

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Vegan Creamed Kale

Posted on Dec 17th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

A few months ago, John and I drove up north to visit his lovely grandparents.  They asked us to help with dinner and requested that I make creamed…

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Veggie Spring Rolls

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Happy Monday everyone!  I feel like I start every blog post whining about how little time I've had to blog and how it's been forever since I posted…

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Foil Packet Potatoes

Posted on Sep 11th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Ahh comfort food… Some foods are just so reminiscent of childhood and family and happy times. These Foil Packet Potatoes are a snapshot of a…

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Easy Fermented Pickles

Posted on Sep 15th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, we got 18 cucumbers in our CSA. Yes, you heard me correctly. I'm not kitchen you.  While I love the crunchy, watery vegetable,…

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Tomato Chickpea Caprese

Tomato Chickpea Caprese

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Today is the first day of fall. Woah. Full disclosure: I’m not your typical pumpkin-spice-latte-everything-as-soon-as-september-hits white girl.…

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Roasted Potato Salad

Posted on Sep 29th, 2015 - By Natalie - 3 Comments

Before I get to this lovely, scrumptious Roasted Potato Salad, I have to issue an apology. For the last few weeks, emails have not been going out to…

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Curried Cauliflower Soup

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I’m on a serious curry kick these days. The weather change has my body all sorts of confused and my sinuses have been on the front lines of the…

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Sweet & Spicy Brussels Sprouts

Posted on Nov 24th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

You. Guys. This recipe might be my favorite on the blog yet. * gasp* I know. Bold claim. But I promise these Sweet & Spicy Brussels Sprouts are…

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Butternut Squash and Quinoa Harvest Salad

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I made a salad for Thanksgiving… Sacrilege you say?! Well hold onto your drumstick because I’m about to tell you why the Butternut Squash and…

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Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Posted on Dec 16th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Ahh holiday spices… How you warm our mouths and our souls. There’s just something about deep, intense spices that make any chilly day better!…

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Chipotle Black Bean Soup | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Chipotle Black Bean Soup

Posted on Mar 7th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Rumor has it spring is on the horizon! An eternal pessimist realist, I’m not counting my eggs before they hatch. Errr… My black beans before they…

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Asparagus and Ramp Barley Risotto | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Asparagus and Ramp Barley Risotto

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Spring is in full swing y’all! This weekend was the kickoff of one of my favorite local farmer’s markets. Scenes of kiddos dancing to live…

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Five Spice Whole Roasted Cauliflower | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Five Spice Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Posted on May 16th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

A cauliflower steak is not a steak. Cauliflower wings are not wings. Cauliflower is rice is DEFINITELY not rice. Cauliflower is a fun ingredient to…

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Mustard Snap Peas and Radishes | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Mustard Snap Peas and Radishes

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Spring snap peas are one of those farmers market finds I’m always thrilled to get in our CSA but then never end up doing anything with. I was sick…

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Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salsa | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I let John go to Lowes by himself last weekend. Bad idea. He went out for a new hose and came back with a charcoal grill, a charcoal chimney, two…

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Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup

Posted on Aug 29th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Cucumbers are so abundant this time of year, people are practically giving them away. In fact, there is a mystery produce fairy at work who fills a…

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Apple Quinoa Fall Salad | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Apple Quinoa Fall Salad

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016 - By Natalie - 5 Comments

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what does two or three do?? Because apple season is here and I am about to be the healthiest kid on the…

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Golden Cabbage Soup | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Golden Cabbage Soup

Posted on Oct 31st, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Turmeric is, like, SO in right now. It's safe to say this golden spice is having its day in the sun. Although, with the seasons changing, the…

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Maple Mustard Roasted Butternut Squash | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Maple Mustard Roasted Butternut Squash

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

I’m baaaaack with a new recipe today! Maple Mustard Roasted Butternut Squash coming in hot! Before I dive into today’s recipe, I just want to…

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Spanish Cauliflower Rice | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Spanish Cauliflower Rice

Posted on Feb 27th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Everyone’s favorite versatile vegetable takes its best form yet in easy-peasy Spanish Cauliflower Rice. A side dish you’ll want to devour all on…

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Charred Greens Beans + Mushrooms | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Charred Green Beans & Mushrooms

Posted on Mar 6th, 2017 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

Just because a side dish isn’t the star attraction, doesn’t mean it can’t steal the show! Charred Green Beans & Mushrooms are a stunner in…

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Vegan Split Pea Soup | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Vegan Split Pea Soup

Posted on Mar 20th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Winter is on its way out, but chilly temperatures call for one last hearty soup hurrah. Vegan Split Pea Soup makes the transition from winter to…

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Beet, Asparagus, & Grapefruit Salad | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Asparagus, Beet, & Grapefruit Salad

Posted on Apr 17th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Spring has sprung and greens are growing! The best way to celebrate the season of new life is with a light and refreshing salad! Asparagus, Beet,…

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Vegan Savory Carrot Tart | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Savory Carrot Tart

Posted on Apr 24th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Bright springtime flavors wrapped up in a flaky, tender crust, this Vegan Savory Carrot Tart is a pleasant surprise! Fancy meets rustic meets fresh…

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Roasted Carrot Harissa Hummus | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Roasted Carrot Harissa Hummus

Posted on Jun 5th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Soft roasted carrots and spicy harissa take a beloved dip to another level! Roasted Carrot Harissa Hummus is an explosion of flavor! If there…

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Hemp Panzanella Salad | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Hemp Panzanella Salad

Posted on Jul 10th, 2017 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Combining fresh summer produce with crusty sourdough is a match made in heaven! Add some protein-packed hemp seeds and make Hemp Panzanella Salad a…

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Grilled Eggplant with Pesto + Yogurt Tahini Sauce | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Grilled Eggplant with Pesto & Yogurt Tahini Sauce

Posted on Aug 14th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Smoky, charred veggies smothered in herby and tangy sauces is basically what summer dreams are made of. Grilled Eggplant with Pesto & Tahini…

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Fresh Sweet Corn Polenta | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Fresh Sweet Corn Polenta

Posted on Sep 12th, 2017 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

With just one ingredient and less than 30 minutes, a luxuriously silky bowl of Fresh Sweet Corn Polenta is deceptively simple! A sweet, creamy ode to…

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Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin

Posted on Nov 16th, 2018 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

A new classic to introduce at Thanksgiving this year- Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin is as comforting as the traditional casseroles with a fun new spin!…

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