Veggie Sides

Bowls of various legumes (chickpeas, green peas, red lentils, canadian lentils, indian lentils, black lentils, green lentils; yellow peas, green mung beans) on wooden background

Lauren’s Kitchen: Watermelon Gazpacho

By Lauren | July 21, 2015

This may be called watermelon gazpacho but it tastes exactly like summer. Every bite is absolutely loaded to the brim with summer flavors. Spicy freshly-plucked-from-the-garden Serrano chilies, sweet juicy watermelon that cracks wide open on…

Lauren’s Kitchen: How About a Summer Reset?

By Lauren | July 9, 2015

Yes, it is true that in my dream world all of you would be following a plant-based diet to the “T” day in and out and no one would need a reset. Then there is…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Zucchini Agrodolce

By Lauren | June 28, 2015

Its only late June but there are plenty of local choices for zucchini and summer squash, both of which are equally good in this light, flavorful salad. By August you will be happy to have…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Roasted or Grilled Veggies with Romesco

By Lauren | May 25, 2015

I love the simplicity of washing and chopping a selection of seasonal vegetables, tossing them with coconut or olive oil, a dash of Himalayan sea salt and letting them roast away or cook on the…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Potato, Green Bean and Asparagus Salad

By Lauren | April 13, 2015

Ok I admit I have a salad thing going but seriously with these sultry spring days I don’t think anything sounds better in the evening than a bowlful of spring veggies tossed in the perfect…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Spring Gratitude Bowls

By Lauren | April 6, 2015

The name alone of this gorgeous recipe would win it a feature spot on my blog but now that I’ve made this for dinner it also wins for taste! Filled with all the yummy flavors of spring…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Ana Jones’ California Miso Avocado Salad

By Lauren | March 9, 2015

It is definitely coming. We’ve moved our clocks forward, there is sunshine in the forecast and we are 11 days from the official start of SPRING! Let’s celebrate and bring on the salads, chock full of…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Hearty Dinner Salad

By Lauren | January 19, 2015

Hearty Seasonal Dinner Salad anyone? Bring it on! There are so many good things to say about this delicious salad created by Choosing Raw author Gena Hamshaw I don’t know where to begin. Here’s hopefully enough teasers that…