Sides & Salads

Sun Dried Tomato & Pesto Pasta Salad

By Rachael Penny / June 16, 2021 /

Hello hello, I took a small break from posting recipes while I revamped my youtube channel/instagram page. If you’re interested I’ll link it here. Essentially moving it into a more vlog/lifestyle channel. This blog will be the primary source for my recipes 🙂 Now, lets get down to this Sun Dried Tomato & Pesto Pasta…

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Balsamic Farro & Roasted Carrot Salad

By Rachael Penny / May 28, 2021 /

Salad season is here, and I’m here for it. Today we are making this Balsamic Farro & Roasted Carrot Salad, perfect to prep and serve for lunch all week. With balsamic marinated tofu, maple dijon roasted carrots, farro, fresh veggies and greens; this salad has it all. What is Farro? “Farro, a high-protein, high-fiber ancient whole-grain wheat,…

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Hemp Kale Caesar & Coco Bacon

By Rachael Penny / May 20, 2021 /

I’m SO excited to share this salad! I’ve been enjoying the heck out of it lately and it’s so easy to prep in advance and mix up for lunch, throw in a wrap, on the side of dinner, anytime is a good time for this Hemp Kale Caesar & Coco Bacon. Why hemp hearts? Packed…

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Dill Carrot & Quinoa Salad

By Rachael Penny / April 16, 2021 /

A good salad on a nice day, packed with fresh veggies, dill, and quinoa. Sounds perfect! You can enjoy this Dill Carrot & Quinoa Salad with just 11 plant based ingredients. With fresh dill, naturally sweet raisins, and peppery arugula. This salad has it all and packs a punch of flavour with every bite. Perfect…

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Buffalo Roasted Potatoes

By Rachael Penny / February 16, 2021 /

Hey beans! Today I’m sharing a recipe for Buffalo Roasted Potatoes. These are delicious and super simple. Buffalo sauce, maple syrup, lemon, and fresh basil give these potatoes an all around incredible flavour to compliment any meal. I recommend Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes for roasting. Wash and chop them into large, roughly equal size…

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Turmeric Cauliflower With Tahini Maple Drizzle

By Rachael Penny / January 21, 2021 /

I feel like I’m always cooking cauliflower the same way. Time to switch it up with this Turmeric Cauliflower With Tahini Maple Drizzle. This recipe is a delicious twist on your basic roasted cauliflower. The tahini maple drizzle adds a good source of healthy fats to keep you fuller for longer. This dish is excellent…

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Crispy Dijon Thyme Smashed Potatoes

By Rachael Penny / January 18, 2021 /

Looking for a new fun way to spice up serving potatoes? Look no further! These Crispy Dijon Thyme Smashed Potatoes are packed with unique flavour and simple to prepare. Smashed potatoes are prepared by first boiling the potatoes in salted water until soft (I like to use baby potatoes for this). Once soft, drain them…

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The Best Breakfast Potatoes

By Rachael Penny / November 10, 2019 /

Happy long weekend, today I’m sharing a perfect recipe to add to your long weekend brunch, the Best Breakfast Potatoes! These are the perfect side to tofu scramble, or topped with tempeh. To prepare, preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Start washing and dicing the potatoes, toss them with a drizzle of oil, herbs, spices,…

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