Blue Ribbon American Healthy Vegetable Recipes


Crispy Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

By Kitchen Crew
When the garden is overflowing with zucchini, give this zucchini chips recipe a try. Cooking them...

Watermelon Summer Salad

By Sheri Mullins
A light refreshing side dish for the heat of the summer! Goes great with chicken salad...

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...

Grilled Squash With Balsamic Drizzle

By Sherri Williams
I love all types of squash and I love to grill. The balsamic reduction adds...

Grilled Fresh Green Beans

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

Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

By Betty Warren
One of our favorites. Quick and easy. It is a great side with any dish.

Stuffed Bell Peppers

By Donna Brown
This is a good way to use an abundant supply of fresh veggies in the summer...

Pan-seared Asparagus

By S S
A close friend taught me how to prepare this dish. It has become my favorite side...

Roasted Butternut Squash With Sage & Dried Cherries

By Jo Zimny
It's fall and time for squash. I love butternut squash and paired with the sage...

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...

Sauteed Kale with Tomatoes and Queso Fresca Cheese

By Robin DuPree
I found this recipe called, "Braised Chard Stems with Saffron and Tomatoes" in a free magazine...

Fried Kale with Mushrooms and Bacon

By Kimberly Biegacki
After making fresh creamed spinach, I wanted to try some kale. I love how it...

Yellow Squash Casserole

By Judy Martin
I have tried several recipes using yellow squash and this is the one my friends like...

Grilled Vegetables with a Tangy Sauce

By Susan Feliciano
I love making up flavorful sauces for marinating and basting. I used to try to avoid...

That's One Darn Good Sammich!

By Sherri Williams
Sandwiches are quick and easy when you've worked all day and don't want to spend all...

Honey Glazed Vegetables

By Joan Hunt
this sweet glaze is a nice if you have a sweet tooth and are trying to...

Fresh Corn Salsa

By Mary Elsener
I enjoyed this recipe at a potluck and made a few changes. It is fresh and...

Grilled & Stuffed Squash

By Holly Grier- Wallace
We always have an abundance of crookneck squash each year in our garden. I started...

Sensational Spinach

By Barb Janisse
This is a vegetable side dish that we have had in our family for many years....

Pepper Slaw

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

Eggplant Dip/Raita - My Family Recipe

By Grishma Shah
Today I am sharing my family recipe which has been passed to generations from my grandma...
14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer


Tomatoes are available year-round, but sweet and juicy they are at their prime in the summer. If you grow them, you may be wondering what’s the best way to use fresh tomatoes. By weaving them into as many meals as you can! How about in an easy gazpacho soup or bruschetta? Or, use fresh tomatoes […]

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]