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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.

Veggie Fajita Kabobs

Before hitting the grill, these colorful kabobs are brushed with a lime juice mixture that plays well with the roasted fajita veggies’…

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Vegan Southern Green Beans

Smoked paprika and crushed red pepper give these saucy, tender Southern-style green beans a delicious kick of heat. Tangy red onion adds…

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Thanksgiving Tabbouleh Salad

This succulent tabbouleh salad combines the best flavors of fall with a Middle Eastern classic to create a fusion dish that will…

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Chickpea Avocado Salad

Serve this flavorful salad on a bed of greens for a complete meal. I like arugula with this dish, but feel free to use your favorite.

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Kale, Apple, and Quinoa Salad

Each bite of this colorful salad is filled with the flavors of favorite fall ingredients such as apples, butternut squash, and pumpkin…

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Mujadara Bowls with Parsley-Tahini Sauce

Mujadara is a Middle Eastern medley of lentils, rice, and caramelized onions. This version uses bulgur wheat instead of rice. Add roasted…

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Cilantro Ranch Bean Salad

This satisfying salad hits the spot when you’re craving Southwest flavors but don’t want a heavy meal. Nutritional yeast and chili powder…

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Landlocked Ceviche

There’s no seafood in this dish, but we don’t think you will miss it—and the fish won’t be mad either. Instead we…

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Rosemary-Garlic Biscuits

These plant-based biscuits offer a much healthier alternative to traditional biscuits, which are very high in fat. They feature a mouthwatering combination…

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Ribboned Zucchini Salad with Lentils and Creamy Turmeric Dressing

Incorporating lentils is an easy way to add bulk to any salad. Here, they soak up a creamy dressing and complement the…

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Morel Mushroom and Apple Salad

The earthy umami flavor of morel mushrooms perfectly complements the sweet apple and zesty vinaigrette in this delicious autumnal salad. Fresh morels…

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Rainbow Fruit Salad Platter with Citrus Drizzle

This juicy salad is all about the presentation, so make sure to choose the freshest produce you can find to get the…

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