Recipe Type: Side Dish

One-Pan Noodles With Bacon and Peas

One-Pan Pasta With Bacon


One-Pan Pasta with Bacon is another in a series of one-pan meals that takes about the same time to prepare and cook as popular boxed pasta meals, but without the preservatives, MSG, and artificial colors and flavors. This simple pasta entree or side dish has 220 calories and 2 grams of saturated fat ...

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30-Minute Baked Beans

30-Minute Baked Beans

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Canned baked beans can have 500 mg of sodium in a miserly 1/2 cup serving, contain caramel color, and come in BPA lined cans. Traditional, homemade baked beans using dry beans are delicious, but take hours to prepare and bake. 30-Minute Baked Beans uses canned beans (buy organic to avoid ...

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Caramel Apple Dessert

Caramel Apple Dessert Or Side-dish


Caramel Apple Dessert provides a bit of sweetness to any meal without the calories and saturated fat of apple pie and other high calorie desserts. I originally came across this recipe while filming an episode of Fast Food OR for my YouTube Channel featuring a frozen meatloaf meal included caramel apples. ...

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30-Minute BBQ Beans

30-Minute BBQ Beans

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Canned baked and BBQ beans have 500 mg of sodium or more in a miserly 1/2 cup serving, can contain caramel color, and come in BPA lined cans. Traditional, homemade baked beans using dry beans are delicious, but take hours to prepare and bake. This 30-Minute BBQ Beans recipe, uses ...

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Homemade Parmesan and Herb Potatoes

Parmesan & Herb Oven-Fried Potatoes


Parmesan & Herb Roasted Potatoes is a variation of Oven-Fried Potatoes. You can prepare a batch in about the time it takes to preheat your oven. These potatoes are baked at a lower temperature to prevent burning the parmesan cheese. Coated Red Potatoes in Baking Sheet Coated Russet Potatoes in Baking ...

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Pan Fried Summar Squash

Pan Fried Summer Squash

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Zucchini, a summer squash, is a very low calorie vegetable due to it’s low fat high water content. Four ounces (113 g) of zucchini or yellow squash has less than 20 calories. An appetizer made popular during the 1980s is fried zucchini. Breaded slices of zucchini, breaded, and deep fried. Breading ...

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Parmesan and Herb Baked Squash

Parmesan And Herb Baked Squash


You can make Parmesan and Herb Baked Squash using tender yellow summer squash or zucchini. Experiment with different herbs and adjusting the amounts to taste. Substitute Romano cheese, or use a combination of Romano and parmesan. The best flavor is achieved by using the best parmesan- parmigiano-geggiano. A little does ...

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Pan Grilled Asparagus

Pan Grilled Asparagus


Asparagus is a popular spring vegetable. In Italy, asparagus is boiled, baked, and added to risotto. Many American restaurants serve tender, crispy grilled asparagus as a side vegetable. If you have a grill, grilling asparagus only takes a few minutes. If you do not have a grill, to can come close ...

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Avocado and Tomato Salad

Avocado and Tomato Salad


Inslada Tri Colore (Three Color Salad) made with tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, drizzled with olive oil, and seasoned to taste with salt and pepper is a popular Italian antipasto that can also be served as a salad. Avocado and tomato salad is a variation replacing the mozzarella with avocado reducing saturated ...

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Hash brown potatoes

Hash Brown Potatoes


Hash brown potatoes are a popular part of a full American breakfast. The reason is simple, they are filling, quick, and inexpensive to make. For the basic recipe, all you need are russet potatoes, oil, salt, and pepper. One problem with restaurant and “instant” hash brown potatoes is the amount of sodium ...

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