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Veggie Side Dishes

Here are all of our favorite veggie side dishes! Many of them are quick and perfect for a busy weeknight.

How to Cook Pumpkin and Squash in an Instant Pot

Cooking squash in an Instant Pot is ridiculously easy! You can even make your own pumpkin puree if you’re feeling ambitious. Or at the very least, mildly interested. If you’ve got squash exploding out of your garden you can cook a bunch and freeze it for quick soups and sides during the winter, too.

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The Best Guacamole + Tips on Ripening Avocados

This homemade guacamole, like the Homemade Pico de Gallo recipe I posted earlier this week, is one of my oldest recipes. A 2008 post with crappy photos really wasn’t doing it justice, and, to be honest, I’ve tweaked this recipe a lot depending on what I have on hand. Did you know making homemade guacamole …

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Homemade Italian Seasoning + Italian Roasted Broccoli & Kale

Italian seasoning is pretty straightforward, right? Why make homemade Italian seasoning? It’s usually a blend of 4-5 herbs. No fillers or sweeteners or weird ingredients. As far as seasoning blends go, it’s pretty clean. So, why bother making it? Because the regular stuff is boring. There. I said it.

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