Category Archives: Snacks and Side Dishes

Spaghetti Cups

Vegan and Gluten Free Spaghetti Cups with Oat and Walnut Balls or "Meatballs" - by Veggie Lexi

These little spaghetti cups make the perfect game day snack!  They’re also perfect for kids (or anyone that loves to eat with their hands).  They’re fun, tasty, and magically hold together without all the cheese that the traditional recipes call for!  I honestly wasn’t sure that this recipe would work when I decided to make […]

Peanut Butter Banana Oat Dog Treats

Peanut Butter Banana Oat Dog Treats, Vegan and Gluten Free - by Veggie Lexi

I love cooking and baking for my loved ones, and that includes all the furry friends I have in my life!  It’s so fun to make these dog treats, mostly because of how much their cute puppy eyes light up when I do.  They love these delicious treats, and I love knowing that there’s no […]

Simple Cucumber Salad

Delicious, light, and refreshing. This simple vegan and gluten free cucumber salad makes the perfect Spring or Summer side dish. #veggielexi #veganrecipes #salad #vegansalad - by Veggie Lexi

This salad is one of my favorite combinations: looks fancy, but is actually super easy, and is completely delicious.  Whenever I stumble across that combination, it automatically becomes a staple dish in my house. I love having something I can whip together in a flash to elevate a meal I’m preparing, and this dish definitely […]

Leftover Broccoli Stem Salad

This delicious salad is the perfect way to use up leftover broccoli stems! No need to throw them away when they make a wonderful salad. - by Veggie Lexi

Did you know that broccoli stems have the same delicious flavor as the florets?  It’s actually my favorite part of the vegetable. I always used to munch on the stems while cooking when I was using the florets in a recipe. It dawned on me that since they’re so yummy, and since I love being […]

Vegan Cookie Dough Energy Balls

Delicious cookie dough energy balls make the perfect vegan and gluten free snack! #veggielexi #veganrecipes #glutenfreerecipes #energybites #energyballs - by Veggie Lexi

My Edible Cookie Dough is one of my favorite recipes, and has been so popular that I decided to make one designed for the road to fuel my energy.  These energy balls are perfect for that. No more hangry moments when I’m out and about.  One of these fills me up quickly and leaves me […]

Cranberry Sauce

Vegan Cranberry Sauce Made with Orange Juice and Lemon Juice - by Veggie Lexi

Is it really a holiday meal without cranberry sauce?  In my house, the answer would be a resounding “No!” Cranberry sauce is one of our favorite holiday treats.  It has to be made from scratch, there has to be lots of it, and it has to be delicious. This is our go-to recipe and we […]

Sweet and Savory Cornbread Stuffing

Vegan and Gluten Free Sweet and Savory Cornbread Stuffing Dressing with Caramelized Onions and Fresh Sage - by Veggie Lexi

Cornbread has a special place in my heart. I always make it for holidays, and have recently fallen in love with cornbread stuffing as well. For stuffing, it comes together in a flash. I love that this recipe brings all the comfort of homemade food in a lot less time. Have you tried this recipe? […]

Sourdough Sage Stuffing

Vegan Sourdough Sage Stuffing.

I’ve always loved sage, but I only recently started cooking with it.  I can’t believe what a treat I was missing out on for so many years! It’s an absolutely perfect flavor for holiday dishes.  It pairs well with savory and sweet flavors, and elevates the flavor of your dish to the next level. If […]

Roasted Crispy Polenta Potatoes With Garlic and Rosemary

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These roasted crispy polenta potatoes are so incredibly delicious, they’re practically addicting. They do use a fair amount of oil, so I try to save these for special occasions. They’re absolutely perfect as a holiday side dish or for anytime you want to take your roasted potatoes to the next level. The smashed garlic cloves […]

Oil Free Roasted Curry Cauliflower Florets

Delicious oil free roasted curry cauliflower makes the perfect healthy snack or side dish! Vegan, gluten free, low carb, and keto, too! #veggielexi #lowcarb #veganrecipes #lowcarbrecipes - by Veggie Lexi

These roasted oil free curry cauliflower florets are one of my all time favorite snacks.  They are so healthy, so tasty, and (best of all) so simple to make!  5 from 1 vote Print Roasted Curry Cauliflower Florets (Vegan, Gluten Free, Oil Free, Flour Free): Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes Total Time […]