Simple Sriracha-Honey Cauliflower with Edamame

This asian inspired recipe is a light yet satisfying side dish with a sweet and spicy flavor. The cauliflower is roasted to perfection, bathed in a sriracha-honey dressing and seasoned with garlic and black pepper. Enjoy!

Makes about 3-4 servings as a side dish


  • 24 oz of cauliflower florets
  • 1 Tbsp of olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup of shelled edamame (preheated)
  • 1 Tbsp of sesame seeds
  • sriracha-honey sauce (recipe below)

Ingredients for sauce:

  • 2 Tbsp of honey
  • 1 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp of sriracha
  • dash of black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with foil. Put the cauliflower on the baking sheet and drizzle with 1 Tbsp of olive oil and season with salt & pepper. Bake for 25 minutes.
  2. Make the sauce by combining all of the sauce ingredients together and whisking until it is evenly combined. Set aside.
  3. Once the cauliflower is done cooking, remove it from the oven and transfer it into a serving bowl. Add the sauce, sesame seeds, and the preheated edamame to the bowl and mix it all together. Serve this dish right away.

Benefits of this recipe:

-Cauliflower helps lower cancer risk, fights inflammation, decreases risk of heart disease, provides high levels of vitamins and minerals, improves digestion and detoxification, helps balance hormones, and preserves eye health.

-Edamame beans are high in protein, helps lower cholesterol, regulates blood sugar, and prevents migraines.

The information on the benefits of the ingredients was researched from


Pad Thai Noodles with Sesame-Ginger Almond Butter Dressing

This Pad Thai noodle dish is coated in a flavorsome sesame-ginger dressing made from an almond butter base with hints of lime and garlic, plus red chili flakes for a powerful kick. Edamame beans are added to this dish to provide a great source of plant-based protein. This recipe makes about 4 servings. Enjoy!

Ingredients for noodles:

  • 8 oz of pad thai noodles (I used 1 whole packet of Lotus Foods black rice noodles)
  • 1 Tbsp of sesame oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 cups of red cabbage, chopped
  • 2 cups of shredded or spiralized carrots
  • 1/2 cup of green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup of edamame beans
  • 1/4 cup of cilantro, chopped
  • sesame seeds for garnish

Ingredients for dressing:

  • 1 Tbsp of sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar or rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp of honey
  • 2 heaping Tbsp of almond butter
  • 2 Tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1″ piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp of red chili flakes (use more or less depending on spice preference)
  • 1/4 tsp of minced garlic
  • juice of 1/2 a lime
  • dash of black pepper

pad thai veg


  1. Cook noodles according to package. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, make the dressing. In a medium bowl, whisk all of the dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  3. Heat the 1 Tbsp of sesame oil in a wok. Sauté the red bell pepper, red cabbage, carrots, and green onions for 5-6 minutes on medium-high heat until the veggies become soft and cooked through.
  4. Add the edamame beans and cilantro and continue to stir the veggies around the wok for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Turn the heat to low-medium. Add the noodles and sauce to the wok. Continue stirring the noodles so that everything is evenly combined and heated through.
  6. Serve the noodles in bowls. Top with chopped cilantro and sesame seeds.

pad thai veg 2

Benefits of this recipe:

-Carrots are very high in Vitamin A, which protects eye health and vision. They are high in antioxidants, can help lower cholesterol, help protect against cancer, improve immunity, boosts skin health, and helps improve brain function.

-Edamame beans are high in protein, helps lower cholesterol, regulates blood sugar, and prevents migraines.

-Cabbage boosts the immune system, fights inflammation and arthritis, reduces osteoporosis risk, and promotes a healthy gut.

The information on the benefits of the ingredients was researched from and