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18 Healthy Side Dishes

By: Beth Ann Morley, Editor,

Parmesan Cauliflower BitesAlthough you might spend more time and energy on the main dish, you can’t ignore the sides. These 18 Healthy Side Dishes will take your meal from ordinary to extraordinary. These side dish recipes will perfectly complement your main dish.

For dinner tonight, you can choose to make soup, salad, veggies, or potatoes. Your family will love them all, so it doesn’t matter which recipe you try first.

Because these healthy side dishes go with any meal, you can make chicken, pork, or beef. Your dinner will always be amazing. You’ll definitely want to try all of these healthy side dishes, so make sure you save these recipes. 


Side Dish Recipes

18 Healthy Side Dishes:

Healthy Recipes to Make Your Meals Amazing

Table of Contents

Heart Healthy Salad Recipes

Healthy Potato Recipes

Super Healthy Soup Recipes

Healthy Vegetable Recipes


Heart Healthy Salad Recipes

Skinny Quinoa Salad

These healthy salad recipes aren't your ordinary, boring salad recipes. Each of these healthy side dishes will leave an impression, so your family won't be groaning when they see the salad bowls sitting on the table. 

Slim Down Lemon Salad

World's Greatest Broccoli Salad

Skinny Quinoa Salad (pictured right)

Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Quinoa Salad


Healthy Potato Recipes

Skinny Scalloped Potato Gratin

When you think of healthy side dishes, you typically don't think of potato recipes. However, all of these potato side dishes are lightened up and waistline-friendly. You'll want to try all of these amazing recipes. 

Oma's Traditional German Potato Salad

Skinny Scalloped Potato Gratin (pictured right)

Sinless Funeral Potatoes

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes



Now that you have these healthy side dishes, you'll need a main dish. Here are 32 Low Calorie Recipes that would be perfect for dinner!


Super Healthy Soup Recipes

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

These homemade soup recipes will soon become your favorite soup recipes. You can enjoy these healthy side dishes alongside your meal or as a precursor to your meal. No matter when you decide to serve these healthy soup recipes, they'll be a huge hit with your family.


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Loaded Baked Potato Soup (pictured right)

Hearty Chicken and White Bean Soup

Just-Like Olive Garden's Zuppa Toscana Soup



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Healthy Vegetable Recipes

"Popcorn" Roasted Cauliflower

Your mom always told you to eat your veggies, but no one will force you to eat these veggies. You'll voluntarily ask for seconds. All of these healthy side dishes are absolutely delicious. They're so good that these healthy recipes will soon become your favorite recipes. 


"Popcorn" Roasted Cauliflower (pictured right)

Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

Skinny Zucchini Crisps

Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries

Tangy Garlic Broccoli

Parmesan Cauliflower Bites




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