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.

Greek Chicken Pasta Salad 

Delicious Greek Chicken Pasta Salad packed with juicy tomatoes, fresh cucumbers, zippy red onion, smoky kalamata olives, and tangy feta cheese. This easy pasta salad…

Sauteed Green Beans

These Sautéed Green Beans are an easy, yet delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with almost any entree or holiday spread. This recipe combines tender…

Pumpkin Risotto

Warm and comforting, Pumpkin Risotto is made with tender grains of arborio rice in a creamy pumpkin sauce. It’s elegant enough for a holiday meal,…

Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash

This Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash is an easy and healthy dish made with only 4 basic ingredients! You can serve it as a side, add toppings, or use it on pasta or salad. It’s the perfect vegetarian and vegan vegetable recipe for the fall and winter.

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

This fall Creamy Pumpkin Pasta is a savory, delicious, easy-to-make vegetarian main or side dish! Your favorite pasta is combined with sautéed shallot, garlic, broth,…

Roasted Honey Glazed Carrots

These Roasted Honey Glazed Carrots are an easy, delicious side dish made in under 30 minutes. The tender carrots are covered in a sweet honey garlic sauce and packed with nutrients, perfect for a vegetarian side dish. Plus the whole recipe is made in one dish for easy cleanup.

Waldorf Salad Recipe

Creamy and light, this Waldorf Salad Recipe is a mix of apples, celery, grapes, and walnuts, tossed in a delicious Greek yogurt dressing. It comes…

Persian Shirazi Salad

This Persian Shirazi Salad is a simple and authentic salad recipe that requires only 5 ingredients to make. Pairs well with main dishes and is…