We've taken the traditional BBQ side dish and turned it into an equally winter-friendly meal, ready in just 30 minutes and sure to refresh, thanks to its lemony vinaigrette.
Cheddar crisps stand in for tortillas in this lower-carb version of tostadas topped with greens and a zesty, spicy dressing. For even more heat, add sliced jalapeño to garnish the salad.
Quinoa doesn’t have to be relegated to being a base, it can also be a topper! Here, it’s broiled until crisp then sprinkled over the salad.
Roasted chickpeas seasoned lightly with curry powder make a crunchy topper for this orange-infused salad.
You can par-roast the cauliflower for this sweet-savory dish up to 3 days in advance and simply reheat before tossing the florets with the vinaigrette, cranberries and pine nuts before serving. It’s an ideal do-ahead side dish for everything from pork to turkey.
Kefir, a drinkable fermented dairy product, is rich in probiotics — even more so than its better-known cousin, yogurt. Plus, its tangy, tart flavor makes it a fantastic counterpoint in recipes like this herby dressing. Shallots and chives lend flavor while acting as prebiotics, or “food” for the healthy bacteria in your gut.
This salad is bright, slightly sweet, pleasantly bitter and even a touch spicy – all in all, a great accompaniment to the rich flavors of roasted turkey.
The cooked fruit gives the salad a sweet-tart tang that balances the richness of the cheese and fish. Sprouts or microgreens make a nice garnish.
A winter version of the spring roll, these portable handheld delights and their addicting 4-ingredient sauce make a satisfying snack or a perfect lunch paired with your favorite soup.
This creamy carrot cashew sauce with roasted broccoli is a healthy substitute that will fill those cheesy potato cravings. Serve it like you would any traditional cheese sauce over a baked potato or as a sauce for potato gratin or whole-grain pasta, or try serving it fondue-style accompanied by your favorite veggies, crackers, pickles or whole-grain crusty bread for dipping.
This Mixed Pepper Slaw with Mango, Jicama & Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe is full of colorful bell peppers that are an excellent source of carotenoids such as beta-carotene and alpha-carotene. Both of these compounds are converted by the body into vitamin A, which helps support the health of your skin, eyes and immune system.
Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, which also includes cauliflower and kale. These types of vegetables contain a group of substances called glucosinolates, which are broken down into compounds that may have anticancerous effects in the body.
Golden beets and apricots offer more than just a sunny hue – they also pack a punch of beneficial nutrients. Golden beets are rich in fiber and potassium, while apricots contain vision-supportive vitamin A and collagen-building vitamin C.