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Discover easy vegetable, potato, and rice-based side dish recipes. Create perfectly balanced meals you and your family will love.

Search for creative ways to round out your meal with these gluten-free side dish recipes. Guaranteed to bring rave reviews at dinner, get-togethers, and potlucks. From asparagus or beans to squash, zucchini and, everything in between. A meal is incomplete without a side dish!

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Plate servings individually or transfer all of the salad to a large bowl for family-style or potluck serving. Garnish with lemon slices, a lemon wedge, or sliced scallions on top.
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Lemon Fusilli Salad with Shrimp

Serve up oohs and ahhs with this inspiring picnic, potluck, or easy weeknight pasta salad that’s great as an all-in-one meal or a side dish. But, of course, we’re talking about Lemon Fusilli Salad with Shrimp.

You say you don’t like shrimp? Switch it up by making this salad with ham, tuna, or chicken. It’s a pasta salad recipe that bursts with loads of fresh veggies and your choice of protein covered with a creamy herb ranch dressing and a touch of lemony citrus zest for a bright, summery taste.

We’re sure you’ll give it two thumbs up!

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A serving bowl with Watermelon, Mint, and Feta with Kalamata Olives
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The Best Watermelon, Mint, and Feta with Olives Salad Recipe

A unique combination, the savory yet refreshing contrast of sweet watermelon, sprinkled with mint and feta with the briny saltiness of the kalamata olives in this delicious summer salad is downright addictive in taste. Eat it with a slice of garlicky toasted baguette for an excellent light lunch or with just about any fish, meat, or main dish for the perfect summer supper!

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus bundles on a blue plate.
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Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus on the Grill

Asparagus is a vegetable that shouts SPRING to me, and there’s no better way to celebrate the season than firing up the grill! So when it comes to our top picks for veggies cooked on it, Dear hubby and I choose this Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus recipe. Everyone loves these tasty bundles of lightly charred asparagus wrapped in smoky, juicy bacon. Serve with a squeeze of lemon for a great side dish that’s perfect alongside just about any meal.

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one serving (one half) stuffed acorn squash on a plate at table placesetting
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Apple & Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Take advantage of the abundance of acorn squash available this time of year with affordable, nutritious Apple & Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash. Loaded with flavor, simple to make, fantastic for making ahead, definitely freezable, and a meal that transports and reheats beautifully – and it’s just the right food for sharing with an elderly neighbor or housebound family member too!

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closeup of pumpkin Mac & Cheese in a bowl with pan in background
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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

A creamy, healthy homemade Mac & Cheese that kids of all ages will love! Make this better-for-you macaroni and cheese dinner with a burst of Fall flavor using canned pumpkin puree and cheddar cheese for a bubbly good weeknight meal.

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Close-up of Crab-Stuffed Zucchini and Summer Squash Boats fresh from the grill on a tray.
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Crab-Stuffed Zucchini & Summer Squash Boats

Crab and fresh vegetables offer super taste when stuffed in easy to make grilled Crab-Stuffed Zucchini Boats. Try this healthy recipe and fall in love with a summer meal that is piled high with plenty of veggies, tasty crab, and cheese.

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Roasted Chickpea Salad with Balsamic Dressing
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Roasted Chickpea Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Mediterranean-inspired Roasted Chickpea Salad with Balsamic Dressing. Quick and Simple, the salad combines spring greens, roasted chickpeas, cucumbers, and tomatoes. For the final touch, drizzle with an easy to make balsamic vinaigrette dressing to finish the recipe!

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Lake-Harvested Wild Rice, Cranberry, and Kale Pilaf
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Lake-Harvested Wild Rice, Cranberry & Kale Pilaf

With its nutty flavor and slightly chewy texture, wild rice is an excellent complement to just about any protein dish. It is not actual rice but rather the seed of an aquatic grass that grows wild in the northern Great Lakes area of the United States.

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