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.
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
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.
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.
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.