Blue Ribbon Healthy Side 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...

Baked Mashed Potato Casserole

By Lynne Lee
If your family loves potatoes, you have to try this! You can easily make it...

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

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

Basil Tomato Salad

By Belinda Ramsey
I LOVE this salad! Not only does it taste yummy... it's extremely EASY!! The best of...

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...

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...

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...

Borracho Baked Beans

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

Boursin n Grape Bruschetta

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

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...

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...

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

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

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

By Catie B
I found this recipe many years ago and adapted it. During the years I made this,...

Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce

By Merry Graham
I hope you try Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce and Roasted Broccoli! I bet ya...

Chevre and Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

By Joy Hall
These unbelievably tasty mushrooms owe their creaminess to three kinds of cheese. A kick from spicy...

Chilled Cantaloupe, Mango and Peach Soup

By Pam Ellingson
I used to make this chilled soup during the summers when I worked with my mother...
Recipes That Use Rotisserie Chicken

Recipes That Use Rotisserie Chicken


Need a shortcut to get a weeknight dinner ASAP? Substituting rotisserie chicken in a recipe is the perfect way to save time and effort. Instead of fretting about dinner, these flavorful gems of rotisserie greatness are every parent’s secret weapon to make meals stress-free. Not only is rotisserie chicken a healthier quick-dinner option, but it […]

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas


Having one of those “ugh, I don’t feel like cooking” kind of days? These fix it and forget it recipes are here to save the day. Super easy with minimal prep work, you won’t have to stand over a stovetop for an hour to make these weeknight meals. With little effort, you’ll have a family-approved […]

24 Tailgating Recipes for Pregaming Kickoff

24 Tailgating Recipes for Pregaming Kickoff


Poppers and pinwheels and pulled pork – oh my! While last season didn’t play out as we hoped, it is finally time for all the best football foods. Even better, these tailgating favorites will help get you pregame kickoff alongside all your fellow fans. Dips, subs, and all your favorite appetizers, this list of game […]