Whether you're balancing a rich entree or complementing a light one, these sides add a burst of health to your plate
This easy salad gets its creaminess from a lighter mix of Greek yogurt and mayo.
Recipe: Baby Vegetable Salad with Cornichons
Roasting cauliflower with just a little oil intensifies its flavor while still keeping it low in calories.
Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower with Capers
No canned kidney beans here―and the flavors get even better if you start the salad a day ahead.
Recipe: The New Three-Bean Salad
Hits of garlic and lemon zest give pop to this easy side without adding loads of oil.
Recipe: Warm Brussels Sprout Leaves with Toasted Garlic and Lemon
No need to toss those peels in the compost. Roast them with sage leaves and a little oil, and you've got a crisp and ingenious
topping. In the mash, we replaced butter with the coconut spread, which brings out the parsnips' sweetness.
Recipe: Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips with Crisp Root Vegetable Strips
Roasting intensifies the woodsy flavor of asparagus. A thin crust of earthy parmesan cheese adds a bit of crunch.
Recipe: Roasted Asparagus
The combination of fresh peas and mint yields a harmonious and nutritional side dish. Peas are in the legume family, and these
vegetables are typically high in protein and fiber, yet low in fat and cholesterol.
Recipe: Fresh Peas with Mint and Green Onions
This salad pleasantly reminds us of fresh salsa, and wouldn't be out of place on a Mexican-themed buffet or on the table with
beef fajitas or pork or shrimp tacos.
Recipe: Tomato Salad with Chile and Lime
Fresh corn and heart-healthy avocados make this a great side to accompany lean grilled meats.
Recipe: Grilled Corn Poblano Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette
Like a cross between broccoli and cauliflower, Romanesco broccoli also delivers similar benefits, so dig in.
Recipe: Roasted Romanesco Broccoli