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Side Dishes

(36 Recipes) Created by BRO1NCOS

Recipes in this Collection

Herbed Roasted Potatoes
Very Good 4.9/5
(14 ratings)

Roasted potatoes are a perfect side dish for a cool weather dinner.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.6g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 153
Vegetable and Fruit Stuffing
Very Good 4.2/5
(39 ratings)

Whole wheat bread gives this side staying power. The fruits and vegetables bulk up the dish, so a little goes a long way. A bit of turkey bacon adds another layer of flavor without adding many calories.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 78.4
Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Celery Root
Very Good 4.0/5
(9 ratings)

You will be so surprised when you taste this dish! To balance the sweet potatoes, we've added celery root, chives, and garlic, plus a dab of Greek yogurt and butter.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 17.6g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 121.1
Mini Sweet Potato Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 151
Stuffed Onions
Good 3.9/5
(9 ratings)

Pair onions and sweet potatoes with tangy blue cheese and crunchy walnuts for a stand-out side dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 98.8
Green Beans with Miso and Almonds
Very Good 4.3/5
(10 ratings)

Dress up your green beans. Miso is a perfect replacement for butter in most sauteed dishes and offers a nice earthy, salty note to the beans.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 78.1
Beet and Wheat Berry Salad with Spinach and Parmesan
Very Good 4.0/5
(5 ratings)

Combined with chewy wheat berries, a tangy vinaigrette and salty Parmesan, this beet salad makes for a light supper or substantial side.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 22.8g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 141.4
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(110 ratings)

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
Apple Cider Gravy
Very Good 4.3/5
(17 ratings)

Gravy gets a bad rap, but this tasty sauce can be made with almost no fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 20
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Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts (Rumaki)
Good 3.0/5
(7 ratings)

A healthier, updated take on the '70s party food classic. These are quick to prepare and easy on both your wallet and your waistline.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.4g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 19.5
Homemade Multi-Purpose Baking Mix
Good 3.6/5
(9 ratings)

This homemade baking mix incorporates whole-wheat flour and costs about the same per serving as the national brand.

Submitted by BRYNWRITES4FOOD

Carbs: 23.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 140
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1017 ratings)

This quick and healthy Zucchini Parmesan recipe 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
French Potato Salad with Green Beans and Bacon
Very Good 4.4/5
(8 ratings)

Potato salad gets a French twist with chunks of Swiss cheese, bacon, eggs, and a tangy Dijon dressing. Served warm, this salad is a hearty side dish or light lunch.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 34.4g | Fat: 14.1g | Fiber: 6.4g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 311.3
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Very Good 4.1/5
(100 ratings)

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese. What you won't expect? 2/3 the fat and half the calories of the original!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 259.6
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Good 3.9/5
(123 ratings)

Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 139.8
Green Beans with Balsamic Onions and Almonds
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

Crunchy almonds and sweet caramelized onions dress up your favorite green beans. A drizzle of balsamic adds a tangy contrast.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 124.6
Roasted Broccoli and Lemons with Brown Rice
Very Good 4.3/5
(18 ratings)

Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of broccoli and lemons. Even veggie haters will gobble up this dish--guaranteed.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 36.2g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 192.2
Broccoli & Cheese Rice
Good 3.9/5
(12 ratings)

Low-fat comfort food in no time flat--with a full serving of veggies. Is there anything better?

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 27.6g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 10.4g | Calories: 168.6
Sweet and Spicy Cornbread with Chipotle-Honey Butter
Good 3.3/5
(7 ratings)

Dress up packaged cornbread with sweet honey-roasted corn and spicy jalapenos. The chipotle-honey butter adds even more flavor for little effort.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 23.2g | Fat: 14g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 234.8
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