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Archive For The “Side Dishes” Category

Roasted Glazed Carrots

Roasted Carrots Glazed

  Tasty Veggies Low Calorie Treats!   Who says veggies need to be boring? This is a great healthy low calorie side dish that the entire family will love. It is a great way to get the kids to eat their veggies. And with Thanksgiving right around the corner why not spice up your dinner […]

Grilled Fingerling Potatoes

Grilled Fingerling Potatoes

A creamy mustard and fresh herb dressing lightly coats tender gourmet potatoes in this new take on potato salad! 3 tbs. fingerling potatoes such as red Russian, Yubon gold or any thin skinned new potato Ingredients: 3 lbs. fingerling potatoes such as red Russian, Yukon gold or any thin-skinned new potato 1/2 cup + 2 Tbs. […]

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Switch out sweet potatoes to high calorie – high fat fries Sweet potatoes are a great alternative to fries and cuts down calories by 65%. And these sweet potato fries are pretty easy to make. Directions: Preheat oven to 450°F. (For more crispiness, preheat your oven to 500°F.) Peel the sweet potatoes and cut off the ends. […]

Corn Basil & Tomato Salad

Corn Basil & Tomato Salad

Corn Basil and Tomato Salad Recipe What is more perfert then fresh corn and paired with basil and tomatoes makes a delicious conbination. Ingredients Corn  Basil Salt & pepper Cherry Tomatoes Olive Oil Lemon Juice or vinegar In a pot of boiling water, cook corn for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove and set aside. Spray […]

Spicy Peach Salsa Recipe

Spicy Peach Salsa Recipe

Spicy Peach Salsa With trees bursting with peaches, this is a farmers markets staple, with a savory twist.  This salsa is fantastic with plain tortilla chips, but it also pairs well with grilled fish or ham steak.  It freezes beautifully, so you can have a kiss of summer for months after it's gone. Makes 3 […]

Baked Zucchini Oven Fries

Baked Zucchini Oven Fries

Try these delicious Oven Zucchini Fries not only are they healthy there also tasty. They are tasty and healthy. Slice zucchini into 3-inch-by-1/2-inch sticks. Dip into beaten egg (or egg substitute), then into seasoned breadcrumbs. Place on a baking sheet, spritz with cooking spray and bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes, turning zucchini fries after 15 […]

Yummy Healthy Broccoli Salad

Yummy Healthy Broccoli Salad

    Delicious Healthy Broccoli Salad Ingredients 2 tablespoons of sugar, or more if you need it 1/2 cup craisins 6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1 dash salt 2 heads of fresh broccoli, coarsley chopped 2 apples, chopped 1/4 cup sweet onion, […]

Cheese Veggie Focaccia

Cheese Veggie Focaccia

  Try this healthy high in fiber and nutrients – low in fat delicious focaccia recipe.   Ingredients: 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced 8 asparagus spears, cut in half lengthwise 1 cup (14oz.) artichokes hearts packed in water, drained and sllced 2 scallions, chopped 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 Tbs. finely chopped mixed fresh herbs, […]

Healthy Guacamole Dip Recipe

Healthy Guacamole Dip Recipe

This Guacamole Dip is a great low calorie Mexican treat that reduces belly fat! Have it as a snack or with a meal. It goes great with a chicken dish! Guacamole Dip Recipe INGREDIENTS: 2 hass avocados 2 tablespoons of chopped onions 2 tablespoons of chopped jalapenos 2 tablespoons of cilantro – fresh is best 1 to […]

Jamie Oliver’s Low Calorie Smashed Potatoes

Jamie Oliver’s Low Calorie Smashed Potatoes

Smashed Potatoes 2 1/4 pounds potatoes Splash of milk 1 Tbsp. butter Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Sprig fresh rosemary Olive oil Directions: Scrub your potatoes clean, cut them in half, and put them into a pan of salted, boiling water. Boil for about 10 minutes until tender. Stick a knife into them to […]