10 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes that are not only delicious but healthy and easy to prepare. There is a dish on this list to please everyone who will be joining you this holiday, so round out your holiday menu with one or more of these recipes.
PREP TIME: 5M | TOTAL TIME: 5M + MARINADE TIME | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | NUT FREE
Marinated Shrimp Salad is an easy, fresh, healthy, make-ahead salad that is perfect as a first course, or lunch or a light salad for your celebration of the Feast of Seven Fishes this Christmas Eve. Great flavors of olives, crisp celery, garlic and lemon brighten and highlight the shrimp. Prep only takes minutes and then you leave it to marinate overnight. Gluten free, dairy free, nut free and paleo friendly.
PREP TIME: 10M | TOTAL TIME: 40M | VEGETARIAN | VEGAN
Wild Rice Orzo Cranberry Salad is a robust salad with layer upon layer of flavors. Wild Rice, Orzo, Wheat Berries are topped with currants, almonds, and dried cranberries tossed with bell peppers and fresh herbs add freshness to this hearty salad that is dressed with a champagne vinaigrette.
PREP TIME: 8M | TOTAL TIME: 33M | GLUTEN FREE | PALEO | VEGETARIAN | VEGAN
Paleo Molasses Sweet Potato Casserole is sweet creamy and delicious, but also very nutritious. Sweet potatoes are a great source of healthy carbohydrates, beta-carotene, vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium. Combined with the fat from the walnuts, this dish will fill you up and leave you very satisfied.
PREP TIME: 5M | TOTAL TIME: 35M | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | WHOLE30 | VEGETARIAN | VEGAN | NUT FREE
Paleo Baked Potato Salad is a rich flavorful simple dish that is loaded with roasted vegetables, spices, and bacon. It takes only 5 minutes to prep and can be made ahead of time and stored at room temperature. Making it the perfect recipe to serve at a party or large gathering.
PREP TIME: 5M | TOTAL TIME: 30M | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | VEGETARIAN | VEGAN | NUT FREE
Maple Sesame Roasted Brussels Sprouts are sweet and nutty in flavor. They take minutes to prepare and are ready in less than 30 minutes. Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, and Paleo, and Whole30 friendly.
PREP TIME: 5M | TOTAL TIME: 30M | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | WHOLE30 | VEGETARIAN | VEGAN | NUT FREE
Roasted Vegetables with Broccoli Puree is a medley of roasted brussels sprouts, mushroom, and asparagus that is blended with a creamy broccoli puree. Gluten Free, Paleo Friendly, Vegetarian, healthy, delicious and easy.
PREP TIME: 12M | TOTAL TIME: 12M | GLUTEN FREE | VEGETARIAN
Brussels Sprouts and Apple Salad with Blue Cheese is a crisp healthy clean salad, that is loaded with texture and flavor. Who knew Brussels and apple flavors would make such a perfect harmony of flavor.
PREP TIME: 20M | TOTAL TIME: 40M | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | VEGETARIAN | VEGAN | NUT FREE
Everyone needs to know How to Make Perfect Cranberry Sauce. Tart and sweet with a fresh citrus flavor, this cranberry sauce will touch everyone’s plate on Thanksgiving.
Beet and Blue Cheese Orzo Salad is a light, healthy and delicious summer salad. Filled with refreshing and delicious flavors like summer beets, blue cheese, caramelized onions and lemon.
This Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Salad is such a beautiful harmony of hearty flavors. Roasted Cauliflower adds a buttery flavor, the chickpeas a delicious nut-like flavor and the raisins round it all out with their sweet goodness. Topped off with a simple lemon vinaigrette and this is one healthy, low calorie, delicious fall salad that is hearty enough to eat as a meal.
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