Spinach with Pine Nuts
This elegant dish is so easy and adaptable: Substitute slivered almonds and Worcestershire sauce for the pine nuts and balsamic, or add crumbled gorgonzola cheese just before serving.
Sugar Snap Peas with Mint and Lemon
Fresh or frozen, sugar snap peas make a healthful side when lightly dressing with mint and lemon.
Grilled Vegetable and Herb Pasta
Grilled eggplant, onion and bell pepper take on flavor from a delicious herb-enhanced marinade before being tossed with pasta, a terrific side dish to serve with roasted or grilled meat or chicken. The vegetables can be marinated up to a day in advance of assembling the pasta dish.
Wild Rice Vegetable Pilaf
Wild and long grain rice team up to produce a blend of earthy and refined flavors that no one can resist. This colorful dish will highlight any meal.
Honey-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas, this sweet potato side is lighter than the traditional casserole.
Creamy Lemon Rice
What type of rice should you choose? Many cooks reach for long grain rice, finding that it offers the perfect texture for recipes.
Asparagus with Honey Garlic Sauce
This quick and easy side of asparagus is great with chicken or pork.