Healthy cooking is a top priority for everyone these days, and these dishes make it simple. Choose from dozens of recipes for sides, salads, casseroles, and more dishes for healthy menu ideas that taste great, too.See Popular Healthy Dishes Recipes
One of my goals for the new year is to cook one meatless dinner per week. Recipes like Greek Quinoa with Avocados make it easy to stick to that goal. Why the push for meatless?
You love vegetarian pizza. You're nuts about healthy chicken dishes. Can't live without pasta.
Healthy side dishes are the most important part of a meal.
Serve this easy breakfast side dish with scrambled eggs or quiche for brunch.
Although healthy cooking has come a long way, there's still a nagging perception that if something is low-fat and nutritious, it's not going to taste good. Not true! Healthy cooking isn't about adding sprouts and tofu to everything under the sun--it's about making delicious, healthy dishes out of the foods and flavors you love.
Thanksgiving stuffing was never one of my favorite dishes on the holiday table. Until now. New flavors and textures have made a rather bland side dish much more exciting and healthy.
Anise flavored fennel has feathery fronds, which can be used as a garnish. In this recipe, bacon, parmesan cheese, and white wine are the perfect compliment to the sliced and baked fennel bulbs.
Spaghetti squash is used instead of pasta in this easy dinner. Just mix the cooked squash with sauce and cheese and serve.
Try this healthful take on a classic steak dinner for a special meal at home. Chipotle peppers add a slightly smoky flavor. (Store any unused portion of the can in a zip-top bag in the freezer for later use.)
This recipe adds apples, parsnips, dried plums, and a savory rub of garlic, sage, and cayenne pepper to classic pot roast.
Celebrate spring with this lemon-scented risotto primavera side dish, which simmers in chicken broth. Stir in fresh peas, celery, shallots, and summer squash, let stand, and serve up beautiful color and taste.
Add dried Italian seasoning or a combination of dried herbs, such as thyme, oregano, or rosemary for added flavor to this roasted vegetable side dish.
Make brown rice the headliner in this hot cereal that's studded with dried fruit bits.
This Italian frittata recipe is endlessly customizable. Sausage, beef or chicken would work wonderfully in place of the pepperoni, and nearly any cheese would result in melty perfection.
Cut carbs not flavor by using turnips in place of potatoes in this creamy, low-calorie side dish that's simple enough to serve for a weeknight dinner.
For many of us, the phrase "slow-cooker recipes" conjures up dishes that are not always synonymous with healthy. We think of foods that are rich, calorie-laden, and indulgent. While slow-cooking does insure maximum flavor, that by no means implies that you can't eat healthily, too.
Even confirmed carnivores need a break sometime, and vegetarian entrees -- chock-full of veggies, healthy proteins and grains -- can be just as satisfying as any animal protein. Furthermore, because vegetarian dishes are often inspired by world cuisine, they're also a great way to expand your palate. There is one small catch.