Side Dish Recipes

Applesauce Cinnamon Twist Applesauce Cinnamon Twist
Fresh homemade applesauce is easy enough for your kids to make (with a little help from a grown up).
Asian Persuasion Coleslaw Asian Persuasion Coleslaw
This salad is a rainbow of gorgeous colors, and its flavorful gingery dressing will keep you coming back for “just one more taste.”
Asparagus with Cannellini Asparagus with Cannellini
This is one of those Mediterranean-style dishes that are perfect hot, at room temperature, or cold--a wonderful versatility for entertaining. If at all possible, use freshly picked vine-ripened tomatoes and very fresh verdant basil.
Avocado Pine Nut Salad Avocado Pine Nut Salad
This is a simple, nutritious salad with only four ingredients. Serve as a side dish or a main course.
Basic Grits and Polenta Basic Grits and Polenta
Polenta is a delicious whole-grain food made from yellow corn grits. Eat for breakfast, or broil for a cornbread-like consistency.
Beet Salad Beet Salad
Here is a colorful and tasty treat with lots of different flavors. A great way to enjoy beets!
Berry Applesauce Berry Applesauce
Serve this applesauce hot or cold. Berries give it a deep red or purple color and add a hefty dose of anthocyanins—potent cancer-fighting antioxidants.
Blanched Bean Sprout Salad Blanched Bean Sprout Salad
This is variation of a Korean dish is almost lightning-quick. The brief blanching of the bean sprouts renders them tender-crisp and at the same time allows them to combine with the dressing better than they would raw, as you'll see. This salad is best served warm.
Braised Kale Braised Kale
Kale, a cruciferous vegetable, is one of the healthiest vegetables around. Enjoy this bright green veggie as part of a nutritious meal!
Broccoli Salad Broccoli Salad
This colorful salad, dressed with a creamy sweet-and-sour dressing, is a delicious way to eat broccoli, one of Mother Nature’s most healthful foods. Broccoli, and particularly broccoli sprouts, is an excellent source of the cancer-fighting antioxidant sulforaphane.