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Side Recipes

Memorable sides can make the meal... or even become a meal in themselves. Dig into these scrumptious sides: vegetables, casseroles, risottos, beans and more!

Jell-O Fat-Free Fruit Salad in two serving glasses.

Jell-O Fat-Free Fruit Salad

When I needed to lose weight and add better things to my health, I came ...

A beautiful and flavor packed Asian Noodle Salad full of crisp vegetables, peanuts, and sesame seeds all tossed in a sweet and savory peanut ginger sauce.

Asian Noodle Salad

This easy Asian Noodle Salad is colorful, crunchy, and delicious. It is loaded with fresh ...

BONNIE'S HOT PURPLE CABBAGE

This is a delicious dish, and it is the perfect complement to an entree ...

Mushroom Rice by Maggie

A super simple recipe that is delicious as a side. We sometimes add protein to it ...

Italian Pasta Salad ready to be served.

Italian Pasta Salad

I just love this recipe. A hit at BBQ's on a hot summer day.

These Beans and Greens are easy, hearty, and southern-style delicious. Serve this tasty recipe as a side dish for fried chicken or fish or a meatless main entree. Add some smoked bacon or ham and a splash of apple cider vinegar for authentic Appalachian S

Beans and Greens

These Beans and Greens are easy, hearty, and southern-style delicious. Serve this tasty recipe as ...

Zucchini Noodles are a fun easy vegetable that is lightly seasoned and works as a noodle replacement.

Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini Noodles are a super fun, easy, lightly seasoned vegetable that works as a gluten-free ...

A slice of Savory Spinach Carrot Mushroom Kugel on a plate.

Savory Spinach Carrot Mushroom Kugel

This is my version of a savory kugel side dish I tweaked over the years. ...

Broccoli Parsnip Gorgonzola

My husband had made a previous recipe & had Gorgonzola cheese left over. So he ...

A serving bowl of Cracker Salad.

Cracker Salad

I have had this recipe for a few years. A lady gave it to me ...

Quick pickled red onions are so easy to make, and they add flavor and texture to so many dishes. Try them on burgers, brats, sandwiches, burritos, tacos, casseroles, and so much more.

Pickled Red Onions

Sweet Pickled Red Onions are a breeze to make, and they add so much flavor ...

Platter of Herbalicious Grilled Corn.

Herbalicious Grilled Corn

We love grilled corn at our house. This is a great accompaniment to grilled ribs, ...

A simple Creamy Mushroom Pasta dish made with cremini and white button mushrooms, garlic, beef broth, heavy cream, and a few fresh herbs and spices. Serve as a side dish or as the main course on meatless Mondays.

Mushroom Pasta

This is a quick and easy creamy mushroom pasta recipe with white button mushrooms, cremini ...

This will quickly become your new favorite creamy coleslaw recipe. It is made easily with simple ingredients, and it is creamier than KFC coleslaw.

Coleslaw Recipe

You will love this quick and easy creamy coleslaw made with simple ingredients. This will ...

A bowl of Bacon Parmesan Parsnip Puree.

Bacon Parmesan Parsnip Puree

I was going to go to the grocery store and I asked my husband which ...

A platter of Rosemary Bacon Brussels Sprouts & Bacon.

Rosemary Bacon Brussels Sprouts & New Potatoes

I'm terrible about measurements!! I will have to estimate as best I can. When my ...

Lighter Summer Squash Casserole in two serving bowls.

Lighter Summer Squash Casserole

Yesterday I had a new recipe I wanted to try but was not in the ...

Easy Zucchini Fritters are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside with plenty of flavor from Parmesan Cheese, green onions, and fresh herbs.

Zucchini Fritters

These Zucchini Fritters cook up crisp on the outside while tender, moist, and flavorful on ...

Creamy Grape Salad is a delectable combination of both red and green seedless grapes. cream cheese, sour cream, pecan, walnuts and brown sugar.

Grape Salad

This creamy grape salad is a unique family and friend favorite recipe. It is a ...

A platter of Grilled Corn on the Cob.

Grilled Corn On The Cob

Honestly, you don't necessarily have to grill this corn. You can boil it first, drain ...

Zucchini and Quinoa Medley ready to be served.

Zucchini and Quinoa Medley

I threw this together for lunch one day. Brought it to work and it was ...

A big bowl of Creamed Corn.

Creamed Corn

This is so great to make when your oven is full of other yummy things.

Stuffed Mushrooms in a baking dish.

Stuffed Mushrooms

I love mushrooms - any way ya make them. This is one of my fave ...

The Best Ever Sweet Potato Pudding ready to serve.

The Best Ever Sweet Potato Pudding

This recipe calls for grated sweet potatoes. A food processor could also be used for ...

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