Easter is right around the corner. If you have not finalized your menu yet here is a round-up of 20 dietitian approved Easter side dishes. We concentrate so much on the protein or the main dish that we often forget about the sides. Traditional side dishes may also be high in fat and calories. These side dishes are lower in calories but rich in nutrients! Your guests will love them.
20 Dietitian Approved Easter Side Dishes
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Pink Gremolata Hummus -Emily Kyle Nutrition
Avocado Deviled Eggs - Lone Star Nutrition
Strawberry Basil Tarts - Live Best
Smoky Deviled Eggs - Nourished Simply
Green Bean Casserole - Nourished Simply
Garlic Roasted Carrots - Nourished Simply
Roasted Asparagus - Nourished Simply
Roasted Broccoli - Nourished Simply
Honey Rainbow Carrots - Dr. Jenn Bowers Nutrition
Roasted Asparagus with Meyer Lemon and Chopped Egg - Mom's Kitchen Handbook
White Bean and Red Pepper Salad - Salubrious RD
Citrus Quinoa Salad with Prunes - Amy Gorin Nutrition
Spring Pea & Radish Farro Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette - Jessica Fishman Levinson Nutritioulicious
Cannellini Bean Salad with Basil and Sun-Dried Tomatoes - Food Pleasure & Health
Shaved Asparagus Salad - RDelicious Kitchen
Lighter Pineapple Bread Casserole - Nourished Simply
Mashed Sweet Potatoes - Nourished Simply
Greek-Inspired Lemon Skillet Potatoes - Nutrition to Fit
Spicy Black Eyed Peas with Goat Cheese and Cilantro - Simple Cravings. Real Food.
Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes - Nourished Simply
Make your meal as colorful as you can. Enjoy the colors of Spring on your plate and savor the nutrients those colors bring. What are your favorite side dishes? Do you have any traditional side dishes that need to be fixed to decrease calories? Let me know is the comments!
Jessica @ Nutritioulicious says
I don't celebrate Easter, but I sure do love spring and am itching to celebrate it's arrival with some of these delicious recipes! Thanks for including my pea farro salad!
Emily Kyle says
Thank you so much for including my Pink Hummus among all of these delicious recipes! Happy Easter 🙂
Lindsey of Nutrition to Fit says
This makes me excited to figure out what we'll serve for Easter! Thanks for featuring my Greek-Inspired Lemon Skillet Potatoes!