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Side Dishes

The main dish is important but I would argue the side dish even more so! These side dish recipes have you covered for all sorts of meals. From vegetables to starches and everything in between, you’ll find the perfect accompaniment to that perfectly rare beef tenderloin or easy glazed salmon dinner here.

Potatoes are always a classic and hard to go wrong with. From perfectly roasted peri peri potatoes to crispy rosemary baked fries or a healthier spin on mashed potatoes a potato side dish is always a good idea.

Keeping things lighter? Try a simple vegetable side like a green bean cherry salad or grilled broccoli unlike any other you’ve ever tried.

There’s stuffed heirloom tomatoes for the peak of summer, cozy comforting cauliflower bacon gratin for a cold winter night and plenty of other side dish recipes for everything in between.

Don’t forget to check out the full recipe index for more ideas – like finding the perfect dessert for after dinner!

Simple Sautéed Swiss Chard

A simple recipe for sautéed Swiss chard with garlic, onions, tomatoes and lemon. Garnished with some optional fresh parmesan cheese and easily made in a pot or skillet. It’s a low-calorie, vegetarian healthy side dish packed with all the nutrients from fresh leafy greens. This post was originally published in September 2011. I’ve updated the …

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Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Herb Tahini Dipping Sauce

Looking for a new way to enjoy eating artichokes? Try grilling them with this simple recipe! The smoky grilled charred flavor goes perfectly with a bright tahini lemon dipping sauce. *This post is sponsored by Ocean Mist Farms. All content and opinions are my own. I found myself grilling artichokes a few weeks ago as part …

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