Healthy Dishes

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.

Roasted Thyme Tomatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this easy breakfast side dish with scrambled eggs or quiche for brunch.

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

Parents

Spaghetti squash is used instead of pasta in this easy dinner. Just mix the cooked squash with sauce and cheese and serve.

Total: 15 mins

Baked Fennel with Parmesan

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Green Goodness

Family Circle

Who needs a juicer? This fruit and vegetable health drink is blended for easier clean-up.

Company Pot Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe adds apples, parsnips, dried plums, and a savory rub of garlic, sage, and cayenne pepper to classic pot roast.

Petite Tenderloin with Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

Diabetic Living

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.)

Creamy Smashed Turnips

Diabetic Living

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.

Pizza Frittata

Parents

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.

Total: 50 mins

Roasted Asparagus and Other Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Breakfast Rice Cereal

Better Homes and Gardens

Make brown rice the headliner in this hot cereal that's studded with dried fruit bits.

Total: 20 mins

Risotto Primavera

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Spicy Thai Vegetables

Family Circle

A hint of fish sauce (don't knock it 'til you try it!) lends a nice salty quality to the marinade for these Asian grilled vegetables.

Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Family Circle

Master this beef tenderloin recipe for your family, then try it at your next dinner party with a garlic cream or red wine sauce.

Mexican Polenta Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Here's a lower calorie version of a taco casserole.

Mexican Polenta Pie

Midwest Living

Skillet Chicken

Parents

A quick pan gravy elevates this chicken dinner from dull to dinner party-worthy.

Total: 35 mins

Carrot Lemonade

Better Homes and Gardens

Packed with vitamin A and C, this is a great drink to have on hand. Make a double batch and store in the refrigerator up to one week.

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