Recipes for Side Dishes

November 15, 2022

Low Fat Cornbread Dressing

Low Fat Cornbread Dressing 12 Servings Ingredients for Cornbread 1 1/2 cups whole grain cornmeal (Medium Grind)2 tsp baking powder4 egg whites, lightly beaten1 1/4 cups low fat buttermilk Ingredients for Dressing 1 cup chopped onion1 cup thinly sliced celery (include some leaves)2 1/2 tsp sage1 tsp thyme1/2 tsp marjoram1/2 tsp dried rosemary1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp cardamom1/4 tsp […]
November 1, 2022

Bulgur Wheat with Onions and Kale

Bulgur Wheat with Onions and Kale 6 Servings Ingredients 1 Tbsp Olive Oil1 large onion, cut into thin wedges2 cloves of garlic, minced3 cups chopped kale2 3/4 cups vegetable broth1 cup medium grain bulgur wheat1 tsp salt1/4 tsp black pepper1 tsp salt free seasoning (like Mrs. Dash or Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute) Directions 1. Add oil to […]
August 23, 2022

Nectarine and Tomato Pasta

Nectarine and Tomato Pasta 8 Servings Ingredients 1 pound pasta1/4 cup pasta water1 pound cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half1 Tbsp olive oil2 large nectarines, chopped into bite-sized pieces (leave skin on)4 cloves of garlic, minced1/4 tsp salt2 Tbsp lemon juice2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar1/2 cup fresh basil, sliced into thin strips Directions 1. Cook pasta according to […]
July 20, 2022

Bulgur Wheat and Fennel Salad

Bulgur Wheat and Fennel Salad 4 Servings Ingredients 1⁄4 cup medium-grind bulgur wheat1/2 cup frozen shelled peas, thawed1 15.5 oz. can reduced-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed2 med. Fennel heads, halved, then cut into thin half- moons1⁄4 cup fennel fronds, finely chopped4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice1 Tbsp olive oil1⁄2 bunch of flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped1⁄4 t. salt Directions […]
March 30, 2022

Chickpea and Red Lentil Pasta Salad

Chickpea and Red Lentil Pasta Salad 10 Servings Ingredients Pasta Salad 4 oz chickpea rotini pasta (I used Banza brand) 4 oz red lentil rotini pasta (I used Barilla brand) 2 cups diced English cucumber 2 cups halved grape tomatoes 1⁄2 cup thin red onion slices a small red onion 2 oz crumbled feta cheese handful fresh basil, […]
February 27, 2022

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon and Cranberries

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon and Cranberries 4 Servings Ingredients 20 oz. whole brussels sprouts (approximately 6 cups whole or 8 cups shaved) 4 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon olive oil2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1/4 cup grated parmesan cheeseSalt and pepper to taste1/2 cup less sugar dried cranberries Directions 1. Shave/shred Brussel sprouts by removing the tough outer leaves, […]
December 6, 2021

Quinoa Lentil Salad

Quinoa Lentil Salad 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa1 1/4 cups water, plus 2 cups1/2 cup lentils2 teaspoons Dijon mustard3 tablespoons red wine vinegar1 Tbsp olive oil1 teaspoon garlic powder1 lime, zestedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 green onions, choppedChopped fresh cilantro leaves Directions 1. Place quinoa and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave safe […]
September 22, 2021

Crock Pot Beans with Rice

Crock Pot Beans with Rice 10 Servings Ingredients 3 cups dried small red beans8 cups of water3 garlic cloves, minced1 large onion, chopped8 cups fresh water3/4 cup low sodium, low sugar ketchup1 tsp saltpinch of black pepper2 tsp ground cumin1 Tbsp parsley2 Bay Leaves Directions 1. Soak beans overnight in 8 cups water. Drain.2. Place beans in Crock […]
August 17, 2021

Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad 8 Servings Ingredients4 carrots, shredded1 apple, peeled, cored and shredded1 Tbsp lemon juice2 Tbsp honey1/4 cup blanched slivered almondssalt and pepper to taste Directions Combine the carrots, apple, lemon juice, honey, almonds, and salt and pepper in a bowl. Toss well and refrigerate until cold. Nutrition: 1/8 of recipe / Calories 69 / Total Fat 2.5 […]