This healthful and nutritious salad combines some familiar flavors with a few that may be new to your family. Jicama, a Mexican favorite that tastes like a cross between an apple and a potato, perfectly complements the juicy mango and smooth cucumber.
Sizzling green beans in a little oil helps to bring out their natural sweetness. Prosciutto, pine nuts and lemon zest dress up the flavor without adding a lot of fat - a nice alternative to full-fat, creamy green bean casseroles.
Broccolini's tender texture and flavor make for a deliciously light and healthy side to your holiday meal. Serve it simply, tossed in a bit of olive oil with a squeeze of lemon juice, so that its fresh flavor shines through.
This is an easy yet elegant side dish that compliments anything from a turkey dinner to a standing rib roast. Set aside some beans, before they're tossed with the mushroom mixture, for the pickier eaters at your table.
Try this twist on the old pigs in blankets standby and fill your home with the aroma of fresh-baked dough. Gooey melted mozzarella counterbalances the tang of a tomato slice and the crunchy, salted asparagus.