Blue Ribbon Healthy Other Side Dish Recipes


Eggplant Pie With Italian Sausage & Bechamel Sauce

By Mary R Morris
My Grannie always grew eggplant and we loved it any way she fixed it. I...

Slow Cooker Applesauce

By Stephanie Van Den Berg
My grandchildren love Nana's homemade applesauce. Today I used remnants left in my garage from November's...

Peggi's Chicken-Bacon Ranch Salad

By Peggi Anne Tebben
You are probably getting tired of hearing about all the recipes I've cooked at restaurants, but...

Kalamata Olive Hummus

By Shawn A
Well, I've been wanting to make this for a long time and just kept forgetting to...

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...

Boursin n Grape Bruschetta

By Monica H
The combined taste of grapes and boursin is divine. I purposely left out the basil...

Four Bean Baked Beans With Ground Beef by Rose

By Rose Rauhauser
This is a family favorite even though it takes time, it's worth it. They freeze well...

Pepper Slaw

By shirley terhaar
Very good slaw we like all the vegetables in it

Grandmother's Seafood Salad

By Melanie B
My ex-husband's Grandmother made this every year for Thanksgiving and my MIL makes it at Christmas...

Candi's Enchilada Sauce

By Candi Hummer
I'm more into flavor than I am fire! My folks can't eat the canned stuff (it...

Shrimp Pasta Salad

By Michelle Flory
My girls love this. I make it with left over steamed shrimp.

The Best Green Chile Pork... Ever

By Ashley Burnam
(I have recently changed this recipe to make it less work- heck yes) I had a dish...

SPANISH RICE FOOL PROOF By Freda

By FREDA GABLE
Easiest PERFECT "SPANISH RICE" recipe I ever made. Tasty too!! You can make this as spicy as...

Healthy Oven Fried Chicken Strips

By Marti Green
I have to say, this is my favorite recipe and my family just loves them. They...

Grilled Fresh Green Beans

By Lynn Socko
This bean and veggie combination is even more delicious cooked outside on the grill. Leave...

Creamed Collard Greens With Bread Crumbs

By Tiffany Bannworth
This is a yummy addition to traditional collard green recipes. Our children love it, so will...

Bean & Pea Slow Cooker Soup

By Donna Graffagnino
Also sometimes called Pantry or Cupboard Soup, this amazing, hearty crock pot dish can't get any...

Giddyup Guacamole

By Natalie Loop
I am a stay at home mom with a home-based business. During the day I...

Borracho Baked Beans

By Deborah Garza
It was cold this morning and I wanted to create something that gave my home a...

Soooo Southern Magic Beans

By Lori Harbin-Combs
I have been perfecting my beans for many years. Many people have told me that...

Tomatoes Stuffed with Creamed Spinach

By Naomi Nakashima
The other day we bought spinach for a salad, and found ourselves with so much extra...

Mango, Avocado, and Cucumber Salsa

By Debora Hotard
I love Hispanic-inspired flavors and keep Spanish oregano and cilantro in my home garden. My...

Grilled Corn - The Sweetest Corn Ever (2 ing.)

By Didi Dalaba
For the longest time every time I had a get together or function of any kind...

Country Garden Fritters With Chili Lemon Cream

By Lori Harbin-Combs
I married the love of my life and he dislikes most veggies so I had to...
12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats


Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]