"How To" Guides, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Meal Prep, One Pot Dish, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian

Not in a Pickle Over Here!

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Want literally the easiest way to make pickles ever? I tried this two summers ago and I’m surprised I haven’t posted this sooner. Easy Fridge Pickles! You skip boiling the brining solution and just add everything straight to the jar. Top sandwiches or eat straight out of the jar. I’ve made dill pickles, sweet pickles, spicy pickles. They’re so easy to tailor and fun to make.

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Appetizer, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Mexican, Side, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian

Holy Guacamole

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Guacamole is an instant crowd-pleaser, and it’s so easy to make! This recipe allows the natural creaminess of the avocados to speak for itself without any added sour cream, yogurt or mayo; homemade guacamole smooth and rich enough as is. The fresh ingredients add enough flavor without overwhelming the guacamole as a whole. This pairs perfectly with your favorite salsa and some blue corn tortilla chips, multigrain tortilla chips or sweet potato chips. This fresh guacamole is so good, you’ll never spend money on that store-bought stuff again!

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Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Side, Vegan, Vegetarian

Easy-Bake Corn on the Cob

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When I was living in Ithaca, my roommate, Alex, showed me this quick, but different way to have corn on the cob. She baked it! Lightly brushed with olive oil, salt and pepper, this is a perfect side. This is also great to make ahead of time. You can cut the corn off the cob and freeze it for salads, stir fry, pasta, a standalone side, salsa . . . So brilliant that I can’t believe I never thought to roast corn in the oven. Plus, Oven-Roasted Corn turns out to be quite tender and full of flavor!

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