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50 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

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We’re jettisoning into the holiday season, and aside from spending valuable time with family, holidays are all about side dishes. Family. Side dishes. That’s it. Plus pie.

Since I’m a lady (vicious lie) who tries to keep side dishes mayo-free somewhat healthy, I find it can be difficult each year to decide on a menu that’s not get-out-of-town indulgent, yet is still pleasing to guests. So in preparation for my holidays and yours, I came rummaged up with 50 healthy holiday side dishes from all over blog town to help us all do some planning. And eating. Happy side dishing, my friends!

Here they are:

Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto from Jan’s Sushi Bar

Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto from Jan's Sushi Bar

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes from Climbing Grier Mountain

Cranberry Apple Sweet Potato Hash from Now You’re Cookin’

Southwestern Stuffed Spaghetti Squash from The Comfort of Cooking

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins (gluten free) from My Living Nutrition

Crispy Kale Salad with Couscous, Grilled Chicken, and Pomegranate Seeds from Halfbaked Harvest

Crispy Kale Salad with Couscous, Grilled Chicken, and Pomegranate Seeds from Halfbaked Harvest

Healthy Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potato Skins from Halfbaked Harvest

Healthy Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potato Skins from Halfbaked Harvest

Green Beans with Lemon-Almond Pesto from Oh My Veggies

Green Beans with Lemon-Almond Pesto from Oh My Veggies

Dijon Sauteed Brussels Sprouts from Connoisseurus Veg

Dijon Sauteed Brussels Sprouts from Connoisseurus Veg

Quinoa & Kale Stuffed Butternut Squash from Rachel Cooks

Mashed Butternut Squash from Adventures in Cooking

Mashed Butternut Squash from Adventures in Cooking

Sweet Corn Risotto from Eat Your Heart Out

Sweet Corn Risotto from Eat Your Heart Out

Balsamic Kale with Cranberries from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Roasted Acorn Squash with Farro and Mung Bean Salad from Seaweed and Sassafras

Brussel Sprout, Bacon, and Apple Naan Stuffing from Climbing Grier Mountain

Apple Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes from Oh My Veggies

Apple Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes from Oh My Veggies

Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce from Real Food Real Deals

Autumn Butternut Squash Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette from The Little Epicurean

Roasted Fall Vegetables with Feta and Rosemary from Dine & Dash

Acorn Squash and Quinoa Stuffing from Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes

Acorn Squash and Quinoa Stuffing from Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes

Apple and Kale Salad from Pixels and Crumbs

Stuffed Mushrooms with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach from A Food Centric Life

Fall Roasted Vegetables with Lemon Aioli from My Living Nutrition

Yam Fries with Garlic Aoli from In Sonnet’s Kitchen

Acorn Squash Salad from Lasting Ingredient

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Parma Ham and Balsamic Glaze from Omeletta

Kale and Delicata Squash Salad with Citrus Maple Vinaigrette from Oh My Veggies

Creamy Deviled Eggs with Red Onion, Capers, and Dill from Girl Versus Dough

Curried Cauliflower from Knead for Food

Roasted Yams with Honey Walnuts and Raisins from The Roasted Root

Roasted Yams with Honey Walnuts & Raisins http://www.roastedrootfood.com

Kale Salad with Brie Croutons, Roasted Butternut Squash, Cumin-Spiced Pecans, and Cranberry Vinaigrette from Eats Well with Others

Roasted Cauliflower, Tomatoes and Chickpeas with Indian Spices from MJ and Hungry Man

Roasted Cauliflower Tomatoes Chickpeas w Indian Spices from MJ and Hungry Man

Winter Caprese Salad with Caramelized Delicata Squash from GI 365

Winter Caprese Salad with Caramelized Delicata Squash from GI 365

Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Salad from A Healthy Life for Me

Ricotta and Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes from Sugar et al

Autumn Sweet Potato Hash from The Cozy Apron

Autumn Sweet Potato Hash from The Cozy Apron

Honey Roasted Vegetables from A Zesty Bite

Roasted Butternut Squash, Onions, and Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs That’s Some Good Cookin

Roasted Butternut Squash, Onions, and Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs from That's Some Good Cookin

Roasted Carrots with Sweet Tahini Drizzle from Nutrition Stripped

Balsamic Roasted Root Vegetables from Country Cleaver

Coconut Roasted Carrot Salad from Running to the Kitchen

Slow Cooker Applesauce from The Corner Kitchen

Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Maple Orange Dressing from The Roasted Root

Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with apple, cranberries, goat cheese, and maple-orange dressing | www.theroastedroot.net

Okra, Kale, and Adouille Saute from Leaf Parade

Broccoli Salad from Kiss my Broccoli

Celery Root Hash Browns from Adventures in Cooking

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Gratin with Crispy Gratin from Whole Living

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes from Hummusapien

Have delicious, happy, healthy holidays!

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Friday 22nd of November 2013

Thank you so much for this! I have been looking for healthy side dishes to balance out the dessert course!

Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies

Sunday 10th of November 2013

Oh yes, I am all about lighter side dishes for holidays! Because then I have more room for dessert. :D Thanks for the link love!

Julia

Sunday 10th of November 2013

Great round-up! Saving this for the holidays.

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