Salads & Side Dishes

Vegan side dishes like French fries and mashed potatoes are traditionally cooked in oil and doused in butter. Here we offer dairy-free and oil-free vegan side dishes that can be enjoyed guilt-free. We've combined vegan salads with side dishes in this category, but that doesn’t mean that our salads aren't meal-worthy on their own. Most contain beans and/or whole grains to make them very hearty. If you’re making your salad ahead for lunch the next day, just be sure to pack your dressing on the side.

Grilled Veggie Salad

This recipe was adapted from the original in The Plantpower Way, a new book by Rich Roll and Julie Piatt. Summer on…

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Spicy French Fries

Plain baked fries are certainly tasty enough, but once in a while it’s nice to spice it up, as we do here….

french fries, potatoes, plant based see recipe

Radicchio Salad with Cranberry Orange Dressing

This simple salad of seasonal autumn fruits is easy to make and yet has an interesting sweet and sour flavor. You can…

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Quinoa Primavera

This colorful quinoa will make you say quin-wow! Jam-packed with loads of yummy veggies, this dish makes a one-pot meal that packs…

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Butter Lettuce and Green Pea Salad

This colorful, refreshing butter lettuce salad is a serious crowd-pleaser that pairs perfectly with our Cilantro-Cashew Dressing. To make it a heartier…

Butter lettuce and green pea alad see recipe

My Mama’s Potato Salad Recipe

When I was a kid, I would only eat my mom and grandmother’s potato salad – I refused to eat potato salad…

Vegan Potato Salad see recipe

Strawberry Pistachio Salad

We love the flavor, color, and texture that strawberries bring to this salad, while grains and pistachios offer an irresistible blend of…

Strawberry Pistachio Salad see recipe

Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Fresh and juicy, this quick fruit salad is the perfect side dish for hot summer days. While we love the flavor of…

Pineapple Cucumber Salad see recipe

Mediterranean Green Beans and Potato Toss

Flavorful cherry tomatoes, garlic, and shallots cook down to a quick and tasty sauce for this Mediterranean green beans and potato dish…

Greek-Style Green Beans see recipe

One-Pot Squash and Brussels Sprouts Panzanella with Dried Cherries

Your taste buds will dance over these flavors and textures: soft, sweet squash, savory seasonings, crunchy walnuts, tarty-chewy cherries and a bite…

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French Green Lentil Salad

Beans aren’t the only member of the legume family worth celebrating. Lentils, packed with fiber and protein, are just as nutritious. Plus…

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Lemon Dijon Whole Roasted Cauliflower

This whole roasted cauliflower recipe is a fun way to add some versatility to dinner! The cauliflower is coated in a creamy…

Roasted Cauliflower see recipe

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