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.

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…

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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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Roasted Red Potatoes and Cabbage

Roasted red potatoes and cabbage are equal parts healthy and comforting. To make this easy side dish, generous wedges of lemon- and…

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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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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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Rainbow Cauliflower Rice Salad

Kick up the freshness factor of a summer salad by using cauliflower rice (cauliflower florets that have been finely chopped in a…

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Fresca Bean Salad

Chow down. Or lighten up. To make this a heartier dish, add 1½ cups cooked quinoa. Warm quinoa gives the dish a…

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Braised Red Cabbage with Beans

Braised red cabbage is often served as a side dish with pork, but it is equally good as a main course when…

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