Side Dishes


Cranberry Coleslaw

Cranberry Coleslaw

This colorful side salad is perfect with burgers, sandwiches, and grilled chicken, and if you’re planning a picnic with your family, it’s also an ideal thing to pack...
Crazy-Good Cream-less Creamed Spinach

Crazy-Good Cream-less Creamed Spinach

Creamed spinach is one of those side dishes that’s been around for a long time. Surprisingly, even though it’s spinach, kids really love it. We love it too but aren't...
Quick Lunchbox Snacks and Sides

Quick Lunchbox Snacks and Sides

The ingredients listed here are ideas for various lunchbox snacks. Small servings with many choices works for kids because variety is key to healthy eating. Providing your...
Sweet Potato and Ginger Latkes

Sweet Potato and Ginger Latkes

Potato latkes are a traditional Hanukkah side dish, and they’re typically made with white potatoes and lots of vegetable oil. We amp up the good nutrition by switching...
Butterfly Fruit Snacks

Butterfly Fruit Snacks

One day I asked my very 2-year-old daughter what she'd like to have for a snack. She looked at me with an impish grin on her face and said, "Butterflies!" Just as I was about...
No Mayonnaise Tuna Salad

No Mayonnaise Tuna Salad

A sweet salad dressing replaces heavier (and higher fat content) mayonnaise in this tuna salad recipe.
Nutty Noodle Kugel

Nutty Noodle Kugel

Noodle kugel is often made with things like butter, sour cream, cream cheese, and sugar. It’s a Yom Kippur break-the-fast favorite, but can fill up empty stomachs in seconds...
Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Think of these kale chips as a healthful alternative to potato chips during the summer months when kale is apt to be abundant. They are best served fresh -- store any you...
Onion Roasted Potatoes

Onion Roasted Potatoes

Sometimes nothing beats simplicity. For this recipe, all you have to do is chop 2 pounds of potatoes--you don’t peel them, or boil them, or dirty anything more than a measuring...
Fresh Caesar Salad

Fresh Caesar Salad

For a fresh take on an old favorite, just whip up some dressing, chop some romaine, and toast some day-old bread into garlicky croutons--so much more satisfying than bottled...
Zucchini Harvest Bounty Bread

Zucchini Harvest Bounty Bread

If you have your own vegetable garden and end up with a surplus of zucchini—or are offered zucchini by your neighbors from their garden—make this bread! It's delicious...
Apple-Walnut Coleslaw

Apple-Walnut Coleslaw

This is the perfect side dish, or condiment, for a sandwich or our Best Black Bean Burger. It's healthier than fries, chips, or potato salad, but it still packs a flavor...
Shortcut Homemade Salsa

Shortcut Homemade Salsa

If you’re tired of jarred salsa but don’t have time to chop tomatoes for fresh salsa, this recipe, which uses canned tomatoes as a time saver, is a delicious alternative!...
Vegetable Salsa

Vegetable Salsa

This dip really has it all: It's chock full of vegetables, made with heart-healthy canola oil, and sooo easy to make. It's a perfect summertime appetizer and a great dish...
Chicken, lime and coriander nachos

Chicken, lime and coriander nachos

This is a great after school snack to bridge the gap between lunch and dinner! You can even serve it as a starter or side dish. The lime zest and coriander adds a really...