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Vegetables & Sides

“Eat your vegetables!” is probably being announced around someone’s dinner table even as you’re reading this post! Why is it our kids seem to be turned off by anything green on their plates? I think it’s because often good tasting side dishes aren’t being served. Here you’ll find lots of easy side dish options.

Charred Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Aioli

Cook Charred Brussels Sprouts with the cut side down in a hot cast iron skillet to create a buttery, toasty sear, then toss them with bacon and drizzle with zesty garlic aioli for an irresistible hot appetizer. Quicker than oven-roasted Brussels sprouts, these Brussels get a jump start by steaming them in the microwave for …

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Fresh & Easy Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad

Simple ingredients combine to create amazing flavor in this fresh and easy Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad. Fresh crisp cucumbers, ripe sweet tomatoes, red onion, and tangy Feta cheese get tossed with a splash of extra-virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar in this yummy 15-minute Summer salad. It’s the perfect side dish for picnics, outdoor …

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Summer Squash and Zucchini Casserole

Squash and Zucchini Casserole is a delicious Southern side dish made with yellow squash, zucchini, and fresh corn with a crunchy breadcrumb and Parmesan cheese topping. Served hot and bubbly, this cheesy casserole is the perfect way to use up an abundance of Summer squash. With no cream soups, eggs, or mayonnaise, this easy casserole …

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Tex-Mex Inspired Mashed Potato Cakes

Mashed Potato Cakes loaded with spicy jalapeño peppers, onions, diced ham, and cheddar cheese transform leftover mashed potatoes into an amazing side dish. Fried until they’re golden brown and crispy, serve these Tex-Mex inspired potato cakes topped with fresh tomato salsa or sour cream. Quick and easy to prepare, mashed potato cakes make a delicious …

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Grilled French Fries with Spicy Ketchup

Satisfy that junk food craving with this flavorful, no-guilt recipe for Grilled French Fries with Spicy Ketchup. Say what?! French fries on the grill? Absolutely! These delicious hand-cut French fries get nice and crispy on the outside and stay fluffy on the inside without using a deep fryer. Completely made from scratch using Idaho russet …

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