5 Great Veggie Sides

One of the goals of this blog is to encourage people to eat more vegetables and, well, to eat healthier in general, so today I’ve gathered together a collection of recipes that showcase vegetables. I hope this helps you find new ways to prepare vegetables you love or possibly even introduces you to new ingredients that you enjoy.

I subscribe to a weekly organic produce delivery service local in the Seattle area and I am always receiving new and interesting things that I get to cook with and will be passing on the recipes and ideas that I come up with. So this is just a start! Check back often or subscribe if you want more great ideas!

#1 Honey-Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts

This recipe is from one of my earlier posts and has become a favorite at home. We love these Brussels Sprouts and they are packed full of nutrients. These are great with a nice thick cut of meat!
Click here for the recipe for these Honey-Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts.

#2 Roasted Parmesan Carrots

This is a great recipe and will make carrots the star of your dinner. Roasting brings out a lot of flavor in any vegetable and these carrots are no exception. This recipe is simple and will go with pretty much anything.
Click here for the recipe for these Roasted Parmesan Carrots from I Heart Naptime.

#3 Oven Roasted Butternut Squash

Butternut squash (really, any squash) is so delicious that it barely needs any attention at all to be amazing and a simple roast is my favorite way to eat this nutritious vegetable. The simplicity of this recipe lets you experience all the flavor of the squash while taking up very little of your time or effort. I highly recommend giving this a try if you have never had butternut squash before!
Click here for the recipe for this Oven Roasted Butternut Squash from The Healthy Foodie.


#4 Parmesan Zucchini and Corn

This great recipe combines two vegetables into one great dish. It’s quick and easy and delicious, perfect for a side dish and will go with whatever else you are cooking for dinner.
Click here for the recipe for this Parmesan Zucchini and Corn from Damn Delicious.

#5 Roasted Potatoes

This recipe is from one of my earlier posts and is just a basic tutorial on how to roast potatoes to make a delicious side. One of my personal favorites, this goes well with anything and is great paired with my Mushroom Gravy.
Click here for the recipe for these Roasted Potatoes.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Kriska Marie says:

    Oh they would go perfectly with grilled or roasted meats and fish! Thanks for this!

    Thanks for sharing it over at Food Friday. Hope to see you again! ��

    1. That's exactly what we like to do! About half of the time our dinners are simply baked chicken or fish and veggies. Thank you for the comment!

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