Nobody pays much attention to the supporting cast, but they help the stars shine bright. This delectable collection of side dish recipes can elevate any meal from ordinary to extraordinary. If you’re looking to complement a main course or bring a memorable side to a potluck or BBQ, these recipes are sure to impress.

From comforting classics (like twice baked potatoes) to innovative creations (like cramosas), these sides offer a diverse selection of dishes that are as versatile as they are delicious. Start your meal with a bang with easy ouija board focaccia bread, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, infused with fragrant herbs and garlic for a burst of flavor in every bite.

Whether you’re serving up a feast for friends and family or simply looking to add some excitement to your weeknight dinners, these sides have something for everyone.

vegan cat shaped spam wrapped in musubi

Vegan Spam Recipe

If you were a fan of spam as a child, this recipe is for you. This vegan version of spam can be used to make vegan spam musubi.

Posted in Entrees, Gluten Free, Sides, and Valentines Day, with other Recipes

colorful vegan potato salad

Colorful Vegan Potato Salad

Level up an ordinary potato salad with extra dill. And for those special occasions, bring a fun colorful potato salad!

Posted in Entrees, Gluten Free, Picnic, Rainbow, Salads, Sides, Soy Free, and Tea Party, with other Recipes

dipping a bear shaped sweet potato tot in dip

Sweet Potato Tots (Air Fryer and Stovetop)

This recipe for sweet potato tots requires only 5 ingredients. The outside is crispy while the inside is soft and fluffy.

Posted in Appetizers, Gluten Free, Sides, and Soy Free, with other Recipes

vegan summer squash soup decorated to look like Pikachu

Summer Crookneck Squash Soup

Also known as pikachowder, this soup, made mostly with yellow crookneck summer squash, is perfect for summertime.

Posted in Entrees, Gluten Free, Pokemon, Sides, Sides, and Soy Free, with other Recipes

baked seasoned green beans wrapped in crescent rolls

Green Beans for Kids

Green beans in a blanket is a fun way to eat green beans with your hands and a great item to bring to a holiday gathering, potluck, or picnic.

Posted in Christmas, Easter, Picnic, Sides, and Thanksgiving, with other Recipes

a small bottle of caesar salad dressing next to 2 plates of caesar salad

Caesar Salad Dressing Without Anchovies

This quick and easy caesar dressing has no mayo, eggs, dairy, worcestershire, anchovies, gluten, sugar, or oil. It is rich in protein, omegas, and creaminess.

Posted in Gluten Free, Oil Free, Salads, Sides, and Soy Free, with other Recipes

Radish wands

Roasted Radishes (Oven or Air Fryer)

This recipe shows you how to make easy skewers with pink watermelon and purple daikon radishes. Oven and air fryer directions are included.

Posted in Appetizers, Gluten Free, New Years Eve, Picnic, Sides, Snacks, Soy Free, Tea Party, and Valentines Day, with other Recipes

ditto steamed buns

Ube Steamed Buns

These vegan ube steamed buns are made without a bamboo steamer. Filled with BBQ jackfruit, the bao buns are decorated to look like the pokemon ditto.

Posted in Appetizers, Entrees, Pokemon, Sides, Snacks, and Soy Free, with other Recipes

plate of millet tots

Millet Tots

Millet tots are gluten-free, allergen-free, and vegan. This is a fun way to get your kids to eat something healthy.

Posted in Appetizers, Easter, Entrees, Gluten Free, Sides, and Soy Free, with other Recipes