Apricot Honey Glazed Carrots
This is a great way to sweeten up those carrots. The honey and apricot blend nicely with the flavor of the carrot creating the perfect balance of sweetness. Even the children will love these carrots so much, they’ll be sure to eat them all! You can find the recipe at http://www.cooksrecipes.com/sidedish/apricot_honey_glazed_carrots_recipe.html.
Brussels Sprout with Hot Orange Sauce
This awkward blend of orange juice and Brussels sprouts will have your taste buds rolling! It may seem a little out there but, this recipe is a delightful change to the dinner table. To see the full recipe and even a step by step video, go to http://www.cooksrecipes.com/sidedish/brussels_sprouts_with_hot_orange_sauce_recipe.html.
This delicious casserole will make a great addition to your holiday table. Asparagus may not be
favored by the children but, when combined with the egg and cheese and turned into a casserole, they may actually enjoy this dish. You can find this simple and tasty recipe at http://southernfood.about.com/od/sidedishcasseroles/r/bl30213a.htm.
As unusual as the name of this dish may sound, it is actually an amazing recipe. It’s a beautiful and colorful looking dish that will brighten up any dinner table. It’s a little more complicated to make than it is simple, however, your guests will be surprised by your cooking skills! To give this recipe a whirl, go to http://deliciouslivingmag.com/food/recipes/dl_recipe_882/.
Roasted Delicata Squash and Onions
With only 7 grams of fat, who wouldn’t love this side dish? Not only is this a healthy alternative than most holiday dishes but, it has great flavor. The caramelized blend of squash and red onions mixed in with the rosemary and Dijon mustard makes this a tangy treat for all! To try this dish, go to http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/roast_delicata_squash_onions.html.
Flavorful Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes are always a crowd favorite yet they’re not always made in the healthiest way. You can jazz up your mashed potatoes and make them healthier all at the same time by trying this unique recipe at http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Flavorful-Mashed-Potatoes.
Stuffing with Cranberries
This low-fat stuffing recipe is absolutely delicious. Its mixture of cranberries, apples, water chestnuts and spices make this stuffing different from any other stuffing recipes you’ve probably ever tried. Amazing in taste and smell, this is the perfect way to stray from the norm. The full recipe is at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00446.
These recipes are amazing and definitely deserve a shot at your holiday dinners. So, put away those old family recipes and give these a try. Even if you don’t want to introduce too many new dishes at the table at once, throw in at least one new dish. The family will be excited to try something new!
Written by Crystal Eynon for Associated Content