American Healthy Side Recipes


Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

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

JAMIE'S LOADED CAULIFLOWER

By jamie Beecham
This is such a good dish to make and eat. It is just like my...

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...

Bob W's Corn Cakes

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

Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

By Carol White
Candied Sweet Potatoes is another family recipe that I needed to make healthier. I took...

Stuffed Bell Peppers

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

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...

Sherry Balsamic Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

By Lou Kostura
Tried something new with Brussels Sprouts and this recipe hits it outta the park. I also...

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...

Maple Bacon Potato Salad

By Hidemi Walsh
Potato salad with zucchini and crispy bacon. Since bacon and maple syrup are great match, I...

Fire & Ice Tomatoes (SALLYE)

By sallye bates
Good served as a side dish with just about anything, but especially with fish (I think).

Cranberry Apples

By Brenda Forbes
Rarely do I not have this made and in my refrigerator! When a craving for...

Grilled & Stuffed Squash

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

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

By Robin Hearon
This is a wonderful and refreshing side dish that is perfect for any summer occasion. The...

Watermelon Summer Salad

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

THE BEST POTATO SOUP EVER!

By LINDA BAILEY
I have had this awhile and just came across it again. It is nice and creamy...

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...

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

By Vickey Yott Morrissey
I only made 2 cups of this and it was not enough. You can increase or...

Eggless Potato Salad

By misty mosley
My mom started making this when my sister and I were kids for every potluck dinner...

Honey Roasted Carrots

By debbie lopez
This is best with really young fresh small carrots. Small young carrots do not need peeling;...

ROASTED GARLIC MUSHROOMS

By LINDA BAILEY
THESE ROASTED GARLIC MUSHROOMS ARE SO POPULAR. AND SOOOOOOOO GOOD!

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

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

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]

24 Spicy Recipes

24 Spicy Recipes


Ready to kick things up a notch? These spicy recipes will do just that. Seasonings, jalapeños, peppers, marinades, and sauces help these recipes pack a punch that any fan of spice will love. Perfect for salads, tacos, salsas, grilled meats, and more, these recipes are sure to spice up your life!

No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth

No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth


When the temps go high, it’s all about keeping the kitchen cool. I love quick and easy recipes, and no-bake desserts make the menu. For me, summertime treats are always best when you don’t have to turn on the oven. Lisa Johnson’s (Fort Worth, TX) Strawberry Icebox Pie is incredibly easy to make and perfect […]