Blue Ribbon Healthy Vegetable Recipes


Asian Vegetable Pasta Salad

By Linda Dalton
This is a variation of a recipe I created a number of years ago that gave...

Baked Green Tomatoes

By Faye Patterson
I love fried green tomatoes, so this is my try at lightening it up a bit...

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

By Susan Din
Veggies marinated in balsamic vinegar and soy sauce and cooked in a grill basket until smoky,...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

BBQ Asparagus With Parmesan and Lemon Zest

By Brad Nichols
Another easy, dish-free, veggie side 'pouch' often used at our house. The lemon zest adds a...

Bob W's Corn Cakes

By Bob Wakeman
This will go together with just about anything. I top them sometimes with white gravy. Kids...

BONNIE’S ROASTED CHICKEN WITH VEGETABLES

By BonniE !
This recipe is so simple to make. It is a great dish for unexpected company because...

Brother Ron's Fresh Marinated Summer Salsa

By Valeree Dunbar
While visiting our relatives, our brother-in-law had us try this wonderful fresh salsa he made using...

Butternut Squash and Shallots

By Jennifer McLemore
Wanted a savory and semi-sweet butternut squash recipe. Shallots add such a savory, yet sweet...

Butternut Squash, Carrot, Apple & Cranberry Salad

By Darci Juris
Five servings of vegetables a day... that's what they say. This recipe should easily help you...

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

By Stephanie Beacham
I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil &...

Cinnamon & Cumin Carrots

By Andy Anderson !
With colder weather on the way, it’s nice to have some comforting side dishes that are...

Collard Greens & Rice or Lentils

By Peggy Sue Ross
This has been a family favorite for many years made with rice. We are now eating...

Comforting Oven-Fried Okra, Squash, and Onion

By Kathleen Hagood
Mmmm. Good old country comfort food with less fat than what I grew up eating....

Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

By Amy H.
My Grandma always used to make these and they're awesome. I could never find the recipe...

Country Fried Cauliflower

By Sena Wilson
We are always looking for various recipes for fresh vegetables, and cauliflower is one of them....

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...

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...

Creamy Zucchini Pancakes

By Deb Lund
With the bumper crop of zucchini this year I had to get creative. I have been...

Crispy Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

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

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips

By Karina Alcala
This recipe is so easy and so good for you is not even funny. My...
13 Summer Grilled Side Dishes

13 Summer Grilled Side Dishes


It’s time to grab a cold drink and fire up the grill! While we love to grill chicken, steak, and salmon, grilled side dishes are some of the best. Balsamic vegetables, cheesy potatoes, charred fruit, and foil packets on the grill are must-makes this summer. Whether you’re grilling for your family on a Wednesday night […]

11 Light Summer Dinners

11 Light Summer Dinners


The last thing we want to do on a hot summer day is spend time cooking over a hot stove making a heavy meal. That’s where these easy and light summer dinner ideas come to the rescue! Fresh seasonal produce, moist grilled chicken, and full of flavor, we love these no-fuss summer recipes.

7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]