Side dishes are something I have a tendency to slack on. I will often make a hearty main dish and either completely forget any side dishes or purposely forgo them. So this roundup article is as much for me as it is for you guys! Read on to find more than 25 delicious Trim Healthy Mama friendly side dish recipes!
S Side Dishes
Parmesan Green Beans from Joyful Jane
This flavor-packed, 5-ingredient green bean side dish tastes great with fresh or canned Parmesan cheese.
Bacon and Ranch Cauliflower Salad from My Table of Three
Here’s an easy chilled salad that would be excellent served at your next potluck or picnic.
Special Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Briana Thomas
Red wine vinegar and maple flavoring are key components in this unique Brussels sprouts side dish.
Cheesy Zucchini Gratin from Wholesome Yum
When the garden is overflowing with a generous zucchini bounty, then this recipe will help you use some of them up!
Cream Cheese Cauliflower Mashers with Asiago from Joy Filled Eats
Feel free to serve these fancy and ridiculously delicious mashed fotatoes the next time you’re entertaining guests.
Roasted Ranch Radishes from Briana Thomas
If you miss all the buttery goodness of roasted potatoes, then give this recipe a try!
Keto Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes with Spinach from Low Carb Yum
Creamy cauliflower and stringy cheese unite with flecks of green spinach for a scrumptious mashed fotato side dish.
Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower with Parmesan and Bacon from Northern Nester
Salty bacon and sour lemon team up with your favorite cruciferous veggies and a few other ingredients to create a delightfully blended side dish.
Green Bean Casserole from Briana Thomas
Who says Green Bean Casserole is only for Thanksgiving? Enjoy this traditional favorite all year round.
Bacon and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus from Northern Nester
All the salty goodness of bacon and Parmesan cheese marry in this super easy asparagus side dish.
Yellow Squash Casserole from Mrs. Criddle’s Kitchen
A crumbly topping, a rich sauce, and an earthy blend of veggies make this side dish casserole great in the fall and all year round.
Southern Macaroni Pie from Briana Thomas
Enjoy all the creamy, cheesy goodness of traditional macaroni and cheese without any noodles.
Garlic Mashed Caulitoes from Briana Thomas
Enjoy the buttery, garlicky goodness of mashed potatoes sans the actual potatoes.
Easy Creamy Macaroni and Cheese from TJ’s Taste
Soft noodles, gooey cheese, rich sauce, a crumbly topping–these words simply burst forth with “comfort food!”
E Side Dishes
Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Bacon from TJ’s Taste
Sweet, salty, and savory team up together to create this buttery good maple roasted sweet potatoes with bacon dish.
Fried Rice from Briana Thomas
Homemade Chinese takeout that’s totally THM friendly? Uh, yes please!
Mushroom Brown Rice
Earthy mushrooms compliment brown rice in this easy side dish.
Barley, Beans, and Greens from The Healthy Milestone
This simple, colorful, and healthful carby side dish goes exceptionally well with white meat chicken.
Chicken and Grape Salad from TJ’s Taste
A creamy, low fat dressing, sumptuous spices, tender chicken, and sweet grapes make up the sum of this quick, easy-to-make chicken and grape salad. Goes great with a light E or FP main dish.
Cilantro Lime Sweet Potatoes from My Table of Three
Sweet and soft sweet potatoes, zesty lime, and earthy cilantro are combined into a tasty, energizing side dish.
Brown Spanish Rice from Darcie’s Dishes
Hold on tight to this favored Mexican side dish even while getting slimmer!
FP Side Dishes
Dairy Free Cheesy Cauliflower Rice from Mama Shire
Featuring a yummy, nutty, cheesy flavor without the dairy, this is a great side dish for those eating lighter or those with dairy intolerances and allergies.
Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash from Joy Filled Eats
Ditch the noodles and opt for spaghetti squash in this easy, cheesy, noodle-like side dish.
Roasted Celery Root and Radishes from Low Carb Yum
This unique side dish is simple enough to serve with an everyday main dish yet elegant enough for special occasions as well.
Asian Sesame Green Beans from My Table of Three
Sesame and soy sauce flavors meet and mingle in this Asian inspired green bean dish.
Air Fried Gluten Free Onion Rings from Mama Shire
Enjoy these crispy, sweet, and earthy onion rings complete with all the comfort of fried food without all the grease.
XO Side Dishes
Roasted Tomato Basil Bisque from TJ’s Taste
Bursting with mouth-watering flavor, hitting both sweet and robust notes, this hearty Crossover recipe goes great as a dipping side with sprouted bread grilled cheese sandwiches.