SparkPeople's Heart-Healthy Side Dish Recipes
(Recipe Collection)

13 Recipes Created by SPARK_HEART

These recipes meet AHA and ADA guidelines for heart healthy levels of calories, fat, sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol.

Recipes in this Collection

Lemon Zucchini Dip
Good 3.9/5
(28 ratings)
Lemon Zucchini Dip

This dip is great for a midday snack alongside vegetables or whole-grain crackers or as a cold sauce for sandwiches. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 37.9
Deviled Eggs
Very Good 4.3/5
(176 ratings)
Deviled Eggs

Chef Meg lightened up a picnic and potluck favorite! Her secret ingredient (shh, don't tell!) is pickle juice.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.8g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 85.3
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1034 ratings)
Easy Zucchini Parmesan

This quick and healthy side dish takes just minutes to prepare! And as a bonus, it's an easy way to get the kids to eat their vegetables.Submitted by MATCM81

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 51.6
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(202 ratings)
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 159.2
Mole Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(77 ratings)
Mole Sauce

This traditional Mexican sauce is spicy and goes well with Chef Meg's Cocoa-Crusted Pork Tenderloin.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 42.3
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(191 ratings)
Roasted Root Vegetables

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(114 ratings)
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(328 ratings)
Black Bean Hummus

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(203 ratings)
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

Fried, battered, dripping sauce--hot wings are calorie bombs! But not these. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 223.2
Fruit Kabobs with Coconut Yogurt Dip
Very Good 4.4/5
(69 ratings)
Fruit Kabobs with Coconut Yogurt Dip

Serve these fruit kebabs at your next party.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 40
Broccoli Woccoli
Very Good 4.0/5
(173 ratings)
Broccoli Woccoli

Use with a bag of pre-shredded broccoli & cauliflower; makes this recipe super quick.Submitted by PBERGER3

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 60
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(134 ratings)
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms

All the flavor of bruschetta, in a mushroom!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 12.3g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 191.9
Noodles with Easy Peanut Sauce
Very Good 4.1/5
(75 ratings)
Noodles with Easy Peanut Sauce

This quick and easy meal is a hit with kids. If they can't tolerate spicy foods, reduce or omit the sriracha. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 46.6g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 9.6g | Protein: 33g | Calories: 415.9
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