Perfect Pico de Gallo

Perfect Pico de Gallo - Here's our take on classic Pico de Gallo--hearty tomatoes, robust garlic, and a little kick from serrano & jalapeño. ¡Ándale pues! - tomatoes (large), cilantro (finely chopped), white onion (diced), garlic powder,...

Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillo Salsa - This is the intermediate level version of my Simple Green Salsa. This version has a deeper flavor profile, but granted it does take slightly more prep than the four-ingredient substitute. If you aren't rushing out the...

Kale & Quinoa Strawberry Salad

Kale & Quinoa Strawberry Salad - I'll be the first to admit--I'm typically not the biggest fan of kale. I'll eat it, but generally when used in other dishes, I find it to be overly bitter. Thanks to a class I was taking,...

Sauces, Sides, & Snacks for Every Meal

Every Batman has his Robin. Every Taylor Swift song has an ex-boyfriend. Every Drake has his Josh. And most importantly, every Kanye has his Kanye.

Barbecue is only as good as the sauce that comes with it. Try waffles without syrup? Now you’re just talking chaos. And you certainly can’t have grilled cheese without a quality, robust tomato soup.

Likewise, the best dishes out there can always be brought to that next level by a high-quality side to accentuate the flavor profiles of your meal. Here’s a complete list of our favorite sauces, dips, sides, and mid-day snacks to keep you moving.

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Creamy Chimichurri Purée

Creamy Chimichurri Purée - This take on the famous South American sauce & marinade uses avocado to produce something creamy, flavorful, & herbaceous. - red wine vinegar, kosher salt, garlic (minced), shallot (minced), fresno chile (chopped &...

Brown Butter Sage Cauliflower

Brown Butter Sage Cauliflower - This nutty, crunchy, creamy version of cauliflower is a whole new take on what's typically a boring side dish. - cauliflower, butter (unsalted), fresh sage leaves, goat cheese, salt (to taste), Prepare...

Kale & Quinoa Strawberry Salad

Kale & Quinoa Strawberry Salad - I'll be the first to admit--I'm typically not the biggest fan of kale. I'll eat it, but generally when used in other dishes, I find it to be overly bitter. Thanks to a class I was taking,...

Perfect Pico de Gallo

Perfect Pico de Gallo - Here's our take on classic Pico de Gallo--hearty tomatoes, robust garlic, and a little kick from serrano & jalapeño. ¡Ándale pues! - tomatoes (large), cilantro (finely chopped), white onion (diced), garlic powder,...

Classic Chicken Fried Rice

Classic Chicken Fried Rice - This is a great recipe when you’re tired and want something quick--especially if you’ve got the leftover rice to boot. In my family, I grew up eating jasmine rice with literally every meal. (Like they say... rice...

Roasted Garlic Hummus + Homemade Tahini

Roasted Garlic Hummus + Homemade Tahini - Here's a great classic recipe for traditional hummus. There's plenty of things you can pair this with--or you can always just eat it on its own. Along with the hummus, tahini is a really...

Lazy Tomatillo Salsa

Lazy Tomatillo Salsa - This here's the easy version of an already easy recipe. Sometimes you're lazy though, and that's okay. Just keep reading the recipe--no one's judging you. - tomatillos ((28 oz.)), whole jalapeños (en...

Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillo Salsa - This is the intermediate level version of my Simple Green Salsa. This version has a deeper flavor profile, but granted it does take slightly more prep than the four-ingredient substitute. If you aren't rushing out the...

Mediterranean Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad with Candied Pecans

Here's a great recipe I came up with the other day. Now I'm typically not a massive pesto lover, but I've really been craving pasta salad lately and thought this could be a great idea. Turns out I was on to something.. The pesto serves as a great base to compliment...