Plant-Forward Recipes

At Sweet New Roots, we believe the best recipes are those that nourish the body and mind and are shared among loved ones. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from heirloom recipes passed down through generations to plant-based meals inspired by our travels. 

Sharing wholesome meals creates connectedness among family and friends known and new. May these recipes inspire you to gather often.

This Harvest Apple Salad with Cider Vinaigrette is easy, flavorful and comes together in 10 minutes. It’s a gluten-free salad recipe that is easily modified for a vibrant vegan fall salad.

Celebrate fig season with this Roasted Fig Salad featuring peppery watercress, walnuts, rich blue cheese, subtly sweet homemade honey vinaigrette and – the true stars of this show – roasted figs. This fig salad recipe is a delectable blend of sweet and savory that’s as beautiful as it is easy to make.

If you’re looking to boost your immune system – and warm your soul a little, too – give this Homemade Honey Citron Tea recipe a try. Sweet Meyer lemon and organic, unfiltered honey provide important health benefits, including antioxidants, Vitamin C and antibacterial properties, and result in a soothing tea base that can be stored in the fridge for up to one month.

This purple mocktail is a ton of fun to make and drink – minus the alcohol and added calories. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite sports team or planning a bachelorette or birthday party, this purple drink recipe is fruity, bubbly and a cinch to create at home. Cheers!

This Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash is the perfect balance of sweet and savory. The recipe calls for staples like sausage and eggs alongside savory diced sweet potatoes, and two unexpected ingredients that set this hash apart – a dash of cinnamon and subtly sweet coconut oil. It’s time to take breakfast to the next level!

Juicy peaches at their peak, sweet nectarines and ripe raspberries … this summer stone fruit salad recipe shines a spotlight on the season’s sweetest fruits. Combine a bit of fresh lemon juice, honey and poppy seeds and you’ve got a beautiful glaze that’s perfect for enjoying poolside, on the patio or at your next summer shindig.

Classic three bean salad is a timeless family favorite. The crisp green beans and tangy honey mustard dressing make this fresh three bean salad an irresistible recipe you’ll come back to time and again.

Make these healthy and easy summer salads your go-to recipes for your next potluck, lunch meal prep or family cookout. These are light, fresh and simple summer salads everyone will love!

The classic Old Fashioned bourbon cocktail gets an autumn-inspired upgrade with maple syrup and fresh squeezed orange juice. This is a Maple Old Fashioned without bitters and happens to be our favorite maple bourbon cocktail. Think of it as the ultimate fall drink!

This Southern Succotash Stew brings all the flavors of a traditional corn succotash. Corn and lima beans are the stars of this succotash recipe that we like to think of as a great big bowl of comfort.

This easy summer salad is full of heart-healthy fiber and bursting with flavor thanks to a vibrant trio of raspberries, blackberries and blueberries and sweet black cherries.

Tender roasted carrots with fresh dill and crumbled goat cheese – this Roasted Dill Carrots recipe is a fresh and flavorful side dish that comes together in less than 30 minutes.

A surefire way to elevate any salad? Add a mix of fresh herbs! If you’re a fan of Trader Joe’s Organic Herb Salad Mix, you’ll love how easy it is to create your own version of this customer favorite right at home.

This recipe has all the elements we love in a summer salad: light, fresh, easy to make and bursting with flavor. Thanks to the cruciferous veggies that hold up well when stored, this healthy salad is the perfect make-ahead/meal-prep recipe. Prepare it once and enjoy it all week!

Spring lettuce mixed with fresh herbs, topped with ripe blueberries, sliced almonds and goat cheese crumbles – this Blueberry Almond Salad brings big flavor with very little effort. It’s a healthy salad recipe that’s as beautiful as it is delicious.

Longer days, warmer temperatures, vibrant blossoms and a heaping bowl of this Minestrone Soup. Welcome to the light, fresh flavors of springtime.

Basil, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries are the stars of this vibrant, heart-healthy salad recipe that features the best of berry season. This salad comes together in 10 minutes or less!

Peppery watercress, roasted garlic and white beans come together in this creamy, plant-forward soup recipe that's perfect for enjoying on a spring day or cozying up by a winter fire.

Hello, sunshine! This bright and cheery Herbal Lemonade with Mint and Basil comes together in less than 15 minutes and uses all-natural ingredients. It’s a healthy homemade lemonade recipe without added sugar and artificial sweeteners – perfect for the pool or the patio.

Fresh peas, radishes, cucumbers, spring onions and fresh herbs – this bright and snappy Spring Pea Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette brings together the best of the season. It's a plant-forward recipe that celebrates the beauty of Spring.

Meet your newest brunch bestie: a Citrus Mimosa recipe featuring fresh Cara Cara and Blood oranges paired with your favorite sparkling wine, champagne or prosecco. Whether you’re making it for a few close friends or looking to impress a crowd, freshly juiced oranges are definitely the way to go.