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    Butternut Squash Jumble

    This dish was a huge hit at Thanksgiving. It's a unique side that still feels traditional. I like Gorgonzola for this, but any blue cheese would work. —Kara Brocious, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Air-Fryer Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

    My grandma always grew beets and then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. These roasted...


    Zucchini Pizza Fritters

    1 review

    These zucchini pizza fritters are the perfect after-school snack. Plus, they're freezer friendly! —Marisa Allen, First and Full


    Farro Salad with Charred Shishito Peppers and Corn

    This farro salad can be enjoyed warm or cold. I am lucky that my mom has an amazing garden every...


    Gobi Aloo

    Aloo gobi is a very popular Indian recipe. In northern India, where I'm from, we call it gobi aloo. This...

    Summer Zucchini Pasta

    1 review

    I'm always experimenting when my garden is cranking out zucchini and summer squash. This simple and healthy summer zucchini pasta...


    Air-Fryer French Fries

    This low-calorie, air-fryer french fries recipe is perfect because I can whip it up at a moment's notice with ingredients...

    Tex-Mex Potato Salad

    I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for...


    Smoky Vegan Bacon

    1 review

    This vegan bacon recipe is a must for any meatless eater! You won't believe how similar it is to the...


    Homemade Marinara Sauce

    1 review

    This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love...


    Green Goddess Vegan Potato Salad

    Don't be fooled by the green color—this vegan potato salad is absolutely delicious! It's perfect for potlucks and for those...

    Grandma’s Classic Potato Salad

    When I asked my grandmother how old this classic potato salad recipe was, she told me that her mom used...


    Marinara

    My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce "gravy." She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


    Grilled Zucchini Salad with Mediterranean Dressing

    This grilled zucchini salad with Mediterranean salad dressing is the perfect side dish. I also like to add summer squash,...


    Vegetarian Farro Skillet

    1 review

    Farro is a type of wheat that was popular in ancient Rome. A good source of fiber, it includes more...


    Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

    These rosemary sweet potatoes are simply one of the best recipes we've ever made. Roasting them brings out all of...

    Syrian Green Beans with Fresh Herbs

    This is how my mom always made green beans. She got the recipe from a neighbor when we lived in...


    Cauliflower Stuffing

    This cauliflower stuffing is the vegan substitute you've been looking for. It's perfect for the holidays. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin


    Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl

    2 reviews

    This butternut squash burrito bowl is an easy-to-prep dinner that combines fresh ingredients with wholesome convenience foods. It comes together...


    Vegetarian Chili

    Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by...


    Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

    4 reviews

    Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red...


    Polenta with Mushrooms and Spinach

    As a vegetarian, I love coming up with new dishes that non-vegetarians will enjoy (and not miss the meat). This...


    Breaded Air-Fryer Summer Squash

    1 review

    Air-fryer summer squash is beautifully crispy. You don't have to turn the fried pieces, but do keep an eye on...


    Garlic-Herb Fried Patty Pan Squash

    1 review

    The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. This fried...

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    Air-Fryer Tofu

    This Asian-inspired air-fryer tofu recipe was the first meatless meal my fiance made for me. It's a wonderful light protein...


    Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

    My kids love these air-fryer eggplant fries—and I like that they're healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic...


    Air-Fried Radishes

    Radishes aren't just for salads anymore. These fried radishes make a colorful side for any meal. Plus, they're quick to...


    Air-Fryer Herb and Lemon Cauliflower

    This air-fryer cauliflower side is easy to prepare with just a few ingredients. Crushed red pepper flakes add a touch...


    Air-Fryer Okra with Smoked Paprika

    Smoked paprika gives this air-fryer okra even more roasty oomph. When you want to cook okra without frying it, roast...


    Air-Fryer Cumin Carrots

    Air-fryer carrots make a super side—big on flavor and a breeze to cook. Plus, I can actually get my husband...