Make a healthy side dish exotic by swapping plain rice for barley and spicing it with curry.
Farro, a nutty and sweet whole grain, makes for a deliciously light and filling salad at barbeques and picnics.
These sweet-and-salty, protein-packed veggies make a satisfying heart-healthy snack or side dish.
Make your feast a little lighter with this quick savory stuffing recipe.
Easy to prep and packed with vitamins, savory Swiss chard partners perfectly with all meats.
Sweet potatoes and pineapple add an extra dose of antioxidants -- and flavor -- to this crowd-pleasing fall side dish.
Sweet maple syrup and tart Granny Smith apples combine with smoked bacon for a savory, fiber-rich fall side dish.
Fresh, Asian-style vinaigrette finishes this crisp, antioxidant-rich veggie confetti of yellow, red and orange bell peppers with green cucumbers and white radishes.
Give this naturally sweet side-dish a unique flavor kick with a dose of fresh parsley and ground nutmeg.
Hot Chinese mustard and soybeans add an Asian flair to this fiber-rich bean salad -- perfect for picnics and potlucks.
If you like mixing sweet and salty, you’ll love this summery watermelon and tomato salad. Seasonal watermelon cubes are a surprisingly tasty match to fresh tomatoes, red onions and basil.
These savory, low-salt spuds are packed with fiber -- and the purple skins pack a special antioxidant punch.
Spice up seasonal rhubarb with traditional Indian seasonings to make a light, sweet and savory dip or spread.
Add some spring colors to your dinner plate with this fresh, flavorful, seasonal side dish.
Zesty mango salsa is great by itself or as a fresh accompaniment to fish, chicken and pork dishes.
Make a light, fresh and high-fiber salad in minutes with a few classic Mediterranean ingredients.
Bake warm and savory biscuits for brunch or enjoy as a party snack with this healthy whole-grain, high-calcium recipe.
Salty, zesty and heart-healthy, this crowd-pleasing appetizer is an easy accompaniment for your upcoming holiday festivities.
Get the "right" kind of carbs with this creamy (but remarkably reduced-fat) mashed potato recipe.
This nutrient-rich, toasted-caramel cauliflower will please even sworn cauli-phobes.
Sweet dates and figs balance this savory, Asian-style coleslaw. Bonus: it’s low-fat and low-calorie too!
Root beer gives these fiber-full baked beans a sweet twist.
Optimize seasonal summer vegetables with this protein-packed quinoa and squash salad.
A new twist on the classic Apple Waldorf Salad, this nutrient-rich version contains more apples and the latest superfood fruit: dried cherries.
Try oven-roasting over steaming this time: Aside from yielding better taste, roasting allows the olive oil used to absorb nutrients like vitamin A in asparagus.
This fresh take on a classic Mexican appetizer is so good -- and good for you -- you might want to double dip!
Perfect for hot summer days, this delicious blend of sweet potatoes, sweet onions, zucchini and squash is great on the grill and can be served warm or at room temperature. So easy to make it's almost like not cooking!
Only a devil would let extra eggs go to waste. Prepare this heart-healthy, high-protein dish instead!
Say goodbye to boxed mac and cheese with this reduced-fat version that’s high in calcium and comfort value.
Sick of eating the same old steamed stalk? Refresh your taste for the floret by roasting in this four-ingredient recipe.
Dark leafy greens are extremely nutrient-rich and so easy to prepare. Take advantage of the convenient, prewashed and pretrimmed bags of kale and other greens (collard, mustard and turnips) found in the produce department.
Once you realize that all forms of fruit -- fresh, canned, frozen or dried -- count as nutrient-rich choices, you'll have no problem eating more every day.
Couscous, a traditional North African grain, is a tasty and versatile complex carbohydrate substitute for white rice. It's also a quick and easy option to make with any protein.
Tired of plain old lettuce and tomatoes? Try this vibrant alternative, filled with heart-healthy nutrients and flavors from every color of the rainbow.
Who wants to cook on a hot summer day? This simple, healthful recipe takes mere minutes. Works great as a side dish or tossed in cooked chicken or grilled salmon for a complete meal.