Sides

Have you ever felt there was something missing in your family dinners? Nobody should leave the table until they’re full and happy. If you’re in need of a simple side recipe to go along with your favorite family meal, this is the place for you! There are so many easy, healthy side dish ideas that will compliment every kind of meal. Find everything from grilled prosciutto wrapped asparagus to parmesan mashed potato patties. These sides will give your family dinners an extra flare that satisfies everyone’s cravings! Look no further for the perfect addition to that dinner that wasn’t quite cutting it. There are so many awesome soups, salads and sides for you to try!

Browse Recipes

This beautiful, delicious fall or winter salad is made with mixed baby greens, pomegranate, gorgonzola and pecans with a pomegranate vinaigrette.

Mixed Baby Greens with Pomegranate, Gorgonzola and Pecans

I'm OBSESSED with these Italian stuffed mushrooms filled with broccoli rabe and sausage, the perfect festive holiday appetizer!

Stuffed Mushrooms with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

Cacio e Pepe Brussels Sprouts swaps out pasta for shredded Brussels sprouts in this low-carb take on the Italian classic. Cacio e pepe translates from Italian to “cheese and pepper” and traditionally is served as a pasta dish.

Cacio e Pepe Brussels Sprouts

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

This hearty, fall Kale Salad with Quinoa and Cranberries is made even better by massaging the kale which helps break down the tough cell structure and gives the raw kale a softer texture and gentler flavor.

Kale Salad with Quinoa and Cranberries

Stuffing Muffins baked in a muffin tin for easy portion control! This classic stuffing recipe is made even more delicious with Pancetta!

Stuffing Muffins

A delicious Scalloped Potato Gratin recipe made with thinly sliced Yukon gold potatoes layered with cheese and a light buttery sauce.

Scalloped Potato Gratin

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee are seasoned with with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg topped with a caramelized brown sugar crust. Sweet potatoes are a must for Thanksgiving and this dish will be a hit on your Holiday table.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee

A bowl of Cauliflower "Mac and Cheese"

Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese

An EASY 3-ingredient sauce! This is my go-to cranberry sauce recipe for the Holidays. I love how the sweet pears compliment the tart cranberries, perfect to add to your Thanksgiving table.

Cranberry Pear Sauce

Roasted Delicata squash is delicious topped with a Parmesan-herb crust. The edges come out crisp, golden and delicious. Whether you serve it as a healthy snack or a side dish, this roasted delicata squash recipe is always a winner!

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Delicata Squash

Mashed Cauliflower is essentially a creamy cauliflower puree that makes a delicious low-carb or keto alternative to mashed potatoes.

Mashed Cauliflower

Baked Sweet Potatoes in the oven are so easy and come out perfectly sweet and fluffy on the inside with this foolproof recipe.

Baked Sweet Potato (How To Bake Sweet Potatoes)

Wilted Baby Spinach with Garlic and Oil is my favorite way to prepare this easy side dish.

Wilted Baby Spinach with Garlic and Oil

Lemon-Parsley Potato Foil Packets can be grilled or baked in the oven! A delicious side dish, and the best part – easy cleanup!

Lemon-Parsley Potato Foil Packets

Air Fried Shishito Peppers come out charred and blistered with the air fryer, which uses much less oil! A squeeze of lemon over the top and they are delicious!

Air Fried Shishito Peppers

A foolproof method for making perfect, fluffy quinoa in the Instant Pot for adding to salads, bowls and so much more.

How To Make Perfect Quinoa in the Instant Pot

This healthy Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Mango Salad is delicious, a great way to get more vegetables and plant-based foods to your diet.

Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Mango Salad

Perfectly Grilled Zucchini Recipe

Grilled Vegetables with Yogurt Mint Sauce is so colorful and delicious. An easy summer side dish made with asparagus, zucchini, squash, red onion and bell peppers.

Grilled Vegetable Platter with Yogurt Mint Sauce

Chickpea Salad with Cucumbers and Tomatoes

This Potato and Green Bean Salad with balsamic vinaigrette is a delicious mayo-free potato salad, perfect for potlucks and a great side dish with anything you're grilling!

Potato and Green Bean Salad

One of my favorite ways to enjoy green beans–in a chilled green bean salad recipe! The delicious flavors of these balsamic green beans made with black olives, scallions and eggs complement any meal or holiday potluck.

Green Bean Salad

The easiest and my way favorite way to make baked sweet potatoes are in the slow cooker rather than the oven! Not only does your house smell amazing while they cook, they come out moist and delicious every time.

Easiest Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

Spaghetti squash is so versatile and easy to make! Enjoy it with salt and pepper as a side dish, drizzle it with butter and grated cheese, or top it with tomato sauce to replace your favorite spaghetti dish. Here is a basic recipe for roasted spaghetti squash.

Easy Roasted Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Chicken Sausage and Herb Stuffing – this is the best Thanksgiving stuffing recipe!

Chicken Sausage and Herb Stuffing

Brussels Sprouts Gratin are roasted until crisp, then topped with a light cheese sauce made with Gruyere and Parmesan, and baked until brown and bubbling – the perfect Holiday dish!

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

If you love the flavor of refried beans but would rather avoid the lard they are typically cooked in, you’ll love this easy, fat-free version made in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Refried Beans

Cozy and comforting, Potato Leek Soup combines potatoes, leeks and broth for a simple homemade soup the whole family will love!

Potato Leek Soup

This easy, homemade, baked mac and cheese recipe adds broccoli to the mix, a great way to sneak veggies in a kid's favorite dish! It's also lightened up, so less calories than traditional mac and cheese.

Baked Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese