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.

Snowman/snowwoman made of mashed potatoes

Mashed Potato Snowman

Anyone can make delicious vegan mashed potatoes, but can they have this much fun doing it?

Posted in Christmas, Gluten Free, Sides, Soy Free, and Thanksgiving, with other Recipes

vegan rainbow bread

Vegan Rainbow Bread: Two Ways

This recipe shows how to make vegan rainbow bread 2 ways: a natural version using superfoods for color and a more vibrant version using food coloring.

Posted in Appetizers, New Years Eve, Oil Free, Rainbow, Sides, Soy Free, and Tea Party, with other Recipes

tofu stacked to look like jenga

Teriyaki Tofu

This gluten-free, vegan teriyaki tofu can be stacked in a jenga style for parties, potlucks, or just a fun family dinner.

Posted in Appetizers, Entrees, Gluten Free, New Years Eve, Oil Free, Picnic, Sides, and Snacks, with other Recipes

vegan sushi cupcakes

Vegan Sushi Cupcakes

If you like sushi and cupcakes, these colorful sushi cupcakes should be your cup(cake) of tea. They’re vegan, gluten free, and super cute.

Posted in Appetizers, Cupcakes, Entrees, Gluten Free, Oil Free, Picnic, Sides, and Soy Free, with other Recipes

a plate of sauerkraut hummus with carrots and pretzels

Vegan Hummus Recipe

Making your own hummus is quick, easy, and completely customizable, as proven by this sauerkraut and dill flavored hummus.

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

savory butternut squash scones

Savory Butternut Scones

These savory scones can be made with only 5 ingredients and in less than 40 minutes.

Posted in Appetizers, Brunch, Sides, Snacks, Soy Free, and Thanksgiving, with other Recipes

savory vegan scones

Vegan Savory Scones

These savory scones are so versatile that they can be made any flavor in under 40 minutes.

Posted in Appetizers, Brunch, Picnic, Sides, Snacks, and Tea Party, with other Recipes

watermelon radish salad

Watermelon Radish Salad

heart-shaped watermelon radishes turn this salad from boring to adoring

Posted in Easter, Gluten Free, Oil Free, Salads, Sides, Soy Free, Tea Party, and Valentines Day, with other Recipes

vegan halloween musubi

How to Make Musubi

This vegan spam musubi is a healthier version of traditional spam musubi that's dressed up for Halloween. Coffin-shaped spam tofu bundled together with naturally colored purple rice is the perfect savory snack to balance out all the Halloween sweets.

Posted in Entrees, Gluten Free, Halloween, Picnic, Sides, and Tea Party, with other Recipes