Kid friendly side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
11081 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
3227 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
4 votes
7907 views
Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

This is a delicious way to consume large quantities of one of the healthiest foods on the planet...spinach! I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
7781 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
7329 views
Candied Sweet Potatoes/Yams (Pressure Cooker Friendly)

Candied Sweet Potatoes/Yams (Pressure Cooker Friendly)

This recipe is slightly adapted from “The Harvey House Cookbook” by George H. Foster and Peter C. Weiglin that…

Foodiewife
Nov 2014
Advanced
1 vote
785 views
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
25 votes
6556 views
The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

I’ve tasted many cornbread casseroles in my day and this one wins hands down… It’s rich, moist, creamy and…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
1962 views
Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Aromatic and healthy side-dish

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Feb 2013
Intermediate
2 votes
7771 views
Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

To a great extent, succotash was another of the many gifts to the table from Native Americans. Corn, beans and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2012
Professional
2 votes
1366 views
Homemade Cranberry-Apple Sauce

Homemade Cranberry-Apple Sauce

If some people at your Thanksgiving dinner like cranberry sauce and others prefer applesauce this recipe just might work for you... We decided to…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2010
Professional
6 votes
2410 views
Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce adds a splash of vibrant ruby color to your meal. It’s that hint of bright flavor that makes everything else on the plate taste…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
2 votes
731 views
Mexican Rice Pilaf

Mexican Rice Pilaf

Generally, Mexican cooks make this rice with fresh tomatoes, but ever the corner-cutter, I use petite diced, drained.

myra byanka
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
843 views
Cream Gravy

Cream Gravy

Ahhh! Cream Gravy it has so many uses. If you’re not from the South let me point them out to you. You can pour it on biscuits, for biscuits and…

Two Southern Girls
Feb 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
1263 views
Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade Refried Beans

I'm ashamed to say that though I LOVE refried beans, this is the first time I've ever made them myself. It's just so easy to buy them in a can, or…

John Spottiswood
May 2012
Advanced
7 votes
2481 views