Healthy Vegetable Dishes
Mom always said, "Eat your vegetables." These vegetable recipes make it easy, with healthy main dishes and sides that are bursting with healthy veggie variety.See Popular Healthy Vegetable 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?
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.
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.
Yuca is a mild-flavored starchy root vegetable with a tough dark skin that is peeled like a potato. Here, cut-up yucca is boiled and tossed with rosemary and garlic.
We all know that we could stand to eat more vegetables -- but let's face it, vegetable side dishes can be a pain in the you-know-what. Don't get us wrong: the idea of that tidy, pretty pile of veggies balancing out the plate is nice and all, but like spotless kitchen floors and wrinkle-free beds, not necessarily realistic. On busy weeknights, it's all we can do to get the main course on the table, let alone fish out another recipe that takes half an hour or more to make.
What were we thinking of as kids, refusing to eat our vegetables? Whereas once our parents had to resort to an arsenal of tactics just to get us to take a bite, by turns cajoling, imploring and vacillating between reward (the promise of dessert!) and threat (go to your room!)
Make these onions to serve as a side dish at a barbecue. The recipe makes enough for 12 people.
Even kids will love eating these creamy, cheesy veggies. And busy will love that this tasty microwaved side dish can be on the table in less than 20 minutes.
Replace the traditional lima beans with healthy edamame in this twist on the well-loved side-dish recipe.
Seasoned cooked carrots add color, style, and a healthy dose of vitamin A to mashed potatoes.
This simple stir-fry enhances the natural goodness of summer vegetables with a generous sprinkling of fresh, fragrant herbs and just a dab of butter.
The combined flavors of shallots and balsamic vinegar turn plain old spinach into an elegant side dish for any main course.