Side Dishes

Side dishes are having a moment, and I am here for it! From healthier versions of mac and cheese to diet-friendly nachos, these recipes are quick, easy, and delicious. The key to making any side dish healthier is to think more consciously about the ingredients you use. Instead of serving meals with a side of rice, try swapping it out cauliflower as a substitute, you'll get the same great flavor and texture minus the carbs and gluten. Try these delectable dishes out for your next BBQ or as the perfect complement to any main course; these side dishes might just steal the show.

Creamy Zucchini (Noodle) Broccoli Soup

Vegetable broth, leeks, potatoes, broccoli, and cream cheese make a rich, creamy, velvety smooth puree that is then topped with zucchini noodles, peas, and chives making for a healthy twist on an old favorite

Mexican Street Corn Salad

This flavorful Mexican Street Corn Salad with avocado is packed with fresh ingredients such as corn, garlic, bright cilantro, and red onion, and it's a perfect side dish recipe for all occasions!

Caprese Salad Recipe

Refreshing, full of bold flavors, and extremely satisfying, this easy recipe for Caprese Salad is perfect for those warmer months when you're craving something fresh and delicious.

Greek Chickpea Salad

This Greek-Style Chickpea Salad is easy to make with classic Mediterranean flavors. Loaded with fresh veggies and good for ingredients, this chickpea salad recipe makes for the best side dish recipe to accompany any meal on your dinner table.

Roasted Beet Salad

This Roasted Beet Salad with feta is made with beets that are roasted to perfection and tossed with a delicious balsamic vinaigrette that is both enticing and perfect for any easy brunch, lunch, or dinner.

Easy Classic Macaroni Salad

This classic macaroni salad is a healthy, easy-to-make, and comforting vegetarian side dish recipe that everyone will love. Perfect for any occasion and great to add to your kid's lunches. Ready in under 30 minutes.

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