Recipe Type: Vegetarian Meals

These are the BEST tasting, light and fluffy whole wheat pancakes made from scratch – high in fiber, so they leave you feeling full and satisfied throughout the day.

Whole Wheat Pancakes

A rich and creamy Italian rice risotto dish made with butternut squash puree, white wine, Parmigiano-Reggiano and topped with a little fresh arugula.

Butternut Squash Risotto

Hot and cheesy spinach dip, grab a chip, toast or crudites and dig in! Perfect for any gathering, you can double or triple the recipe as needed.

Hot Spinach Dip

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Dried Cherries, Feta & Pepitas

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Dried Cherries, Feta & Pepitas

I love cauliflower "rice", and I love roasted cauliflower so I combined the two to make this easy low-carb side dish that goes great with just about anything from chicken, to steak or fish.

Roasted Cauliflower Rice with Garlic and Lemon

Eggs are not just for breakfast, I love them for lunch or dinner too! These flavorful protein-pack bowls topped with salsa verde, black beans, avocados and queso fresco.

Quinoa Huevos Rancheros Bowls

This is the soup I crave on nights I want soup with a sandwich (great with grilled cheese or garlic bread!). It's super easy and can be made anytime of the year because it uses canned tomatoes.

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup

This is the Best Guacamole Recipe and it's so easy and simple to make with only 5 ingredients! Serve it with chips, tacos and more!

Best Guacamole Recipe

Roasted sweet potatoes are magical in this soup when combined with a squeeze of lime juice. The crushed macadamia nuts on top add texture in every bite!

Turmeric Roasted Sweet Potato and Macadamia Soup

Creamy, dairy-free and dee-lish thanks to roasting the vegetables which adds so much flavor and depth! Topped with more roasted vegetables for texture, it's both filling yet light.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower Soup

Roasting cauliflower enhances the flavors in this delicious, healthy soup. If you haven't jumped on the turmeric bandwagon yet, this soup is a great place to start! I like to reserve some of the roasted cauliflower as a garnish for the soup.

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Soup

This easy, hearty, one-pot meal, loaded with chickpeas and vegetables in every bite is so flavorful with and perfect for a cold winter night.

Chickpea Tomato Soup

I always have eggs, pasta and some type of greens on hand; for this fettuccini dish I used Swiss chard but spinach, escarole or kale would also work.

Fettuccini with Winter Greens and Poached Egg

Penne baked with cheese, sauce and loaded with healthy vegetables in every bite. Roasted zucchini, red bell peppers, asparagus, red onion and fennel are tossed with balsamic and herbs then roasted for the best tasting meatless baked pasta dish EVER!

Cheesy Baked Penne with Roasted Veggies

Baked ziti is a favorite comfort dish in my home! Adding spinach is a quick and easy way to get more leafy greens into your family's diet without complaints.

Baked Ziti with Spinach

Spaghetti Squash Primavera is made with fresh vegetables simmered with a quick marinara sauce and topped with fresh mozzarella – easy, cheap, gluten-free and perfect for Meatless Mondays!

Spaghetti Squash Primavera

These Makeover Cranberry Bliss Bars are SO good, with more than half the calories and fat of the ones you buy at Starbucks and so much cheaper to make yourself! A blondie cookie bar with chunks of white chocolate chips and dried cranberries, topped with sweet cream cheese icing, tart dried cranberries and white chocolate drizzle – perfect for the holidays!

Skinny Cranberry Bliss Bars

Sweet Potato and Carrot “Tots”

These delicious breaded cauliflower florets are baked in the oven with a parmesan-crumb crust, they remind me of my Moms fried cauliflower I used to love as a kid – without all the frying!

Cauliflower Nuggets

Roasted winter squash, pomegranates and pecans over massaged kale with a light maple balsamic dressing – there is nothing boring about this salad! Rubbing the raw kale with olive oil for a few minutes leaves it tender and takes away the bitterness.

Harvest Kale Salad with Roasted Winter Squash

I gave one of my favorite veggies – roasted broccoli – the parmesan treatment (topped with with marinara and melted mozzarella)! If it works for eggplant, why not broccoli!

Roasted Broccoli Parmesan

These Brussels sprouts start in the skillet and finish in the oven for perfectly charred edges, then drizzled with buffalo hot sauce and crumbled blue cheese – SO good!!

Buffalo Brussels Sprouts with Crumbled Blue Cheese

Making pumpkin puree from scratch is easy to do! Here are two methods, the quick method in the pressure cooker or the oven roasted method which is just as easy, but takes a little more time.

How To Make Pumpkin Puree (Instant Pot or Oven Method)

This lightened Butternut Squash Gratin is healthier and flavorful, you won't miss all the cream! A perfect side dish for Turkey or Roasted Chicken.

Butternut Squash Gratin

These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.

Roasted Delicata Squash with Turmeric

They are really easy to make, and perfect to make with the kids. My favorite was the Chocolate and Peanut Butter, which is the perfect snack to satisfy a sweet tooth.

Donut-Shaped Apple Snacks

Late Summer Vegetable Enchilada Pie – A saucy, lasagna-like Mexican-American casserole layered with vegetables, tortillas, sauce and cheese.

Late Summer Vegetable Enchilada Pie

I've been taking advantage of the tomatoes and basil overflowing from my garden with these simple French bread pizzas. Only 5 ingredients, less than 10 minutes to make! Have them for lunch or dinner paired with a side salad.

French Bread Pizza Caprese

Take advantage of the end of summer with sweet corn and delicious ripe tomatoes with this easy side dish, perfect to go along anything you 're grilling! The dressing is creamy yet light, the perfect compliment.

Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing

All the deliciousness of stuffed mushrooms without all the work! An easy side dish you can serve any night of the week!

Dina’s Tossed Mushrooms