Spotlight Recipes: Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Turkey may be the main attraction at your Thanksgiving feast, but everyone expects it. Add some surprise to your spread with a colorful array of veggie sides -- plus, more diversity means more vitamins and minerals.

Turkey may be the main attraction at your Thanksgiving feast, but everyone expects it. Add some surprise to your spread with a colorful array of vegetable sides -- plus, greater diversity means more vitamins and minerals.

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Spotlight Recipes: Vegetarian Pasta Dishes

Good old pasta dishes can easily be turned into a vegetarian dish. Problem is, pile in tons of cheese and large portions of pasta and watch the calories and heart-clogging saturated fat go through the roof (yes, even vegetarian recipes can be unhealthy!). There are ways to lighten up your lasagna and macaroni and cheese but here are a variety of vegetarian pasta dishes that are delicious and figure-friendly.

Spotlight Recipes: 25 Budget-Friendly Dishes

Here are 25 healthy recipes that feature inexpensive ingredients. These dishes are perfect for stretching your dollar and feeding a crowd.

Thanksgiving Sides

Cooking and serving tips for Thanksgiving side dishes

Spotlight Recipe: Sloppy Joes

This family-friendly comfort food goes lighter with extra-lean ground beef.

Spotlight Recipes: Picnic Salads

Picnic season has arrived. Fire up the grill, toss on the hamburgers and steaks and don’t forget about those scrumptious side salads. Instead of gobs of fat and oodles of calories, here are delicious (and healthy) versions of the classics.

Spotlight Recipe: Kale Chips

Kale chips are easy to make, high in vitamins A and C, fiber, calcium and antioxidants.

Spotlight Recipes: Smarter Dips

Whether for a kid’s birthday party or having friends over to watch the game, dips are an easy to make crowd pleaser. Don’t let gobs of calories and fat weigh down your festivities – try our more figure-friendly picks.