Healthy Side Dishes Recipes

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Cucumber, Tomato and Quinoa Salad

Using cooled, cooked quinoa is even better in this light and delicious salad, if you have it at hand. If not, preparing fresh quinoa does not take long.

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Rye-Rish Soda Bread

In this recipe, rye flour replaces part of the all purpose flour. It's a great bread and it's almost
fat free (most buttermilk is only 1% fat).

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Salmon Salad

Fresh salmon is a necessity for this elegant salad. Leftover salmon from the previous night's dinner
is fine. Or, you can poach the fish just for this recipe. For a pretty p

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Best Waldorf Salad

Try this low fat classic either as a salad at the beginning of the meal or as a light dessert.

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Green Bean Almondine (With a Twist)

Traditional green bean almondines simply call for green beans sauteed in butter and tossed with blanched almonds. Boring! We added mushrooms, onions, garlic and, as an option, imitation bacon bit

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Fresh cranberries are the best choice in preparing this compote.  They tend to ha...

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Persimmons and pomegranates are lovely fruits. They're harvested in California fro...

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In many Latin American countries, avocados and black beans are a first course food...

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Avocado and smoked fish make a good combination, and flavored with herbs and spice...

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A great and colorful summer salad treat....

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The color of this combination might not be appealing to an adult, but this won't b...

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This beautiful salad is bursting with color and the fresh flavors of summer. Serv...

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This super easy avocado sauce adds south-of-the-border flavor to whatever you pair...

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This smooth and creamy soup makes a great addition to outdoor barbecue meals. Cru...

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