Here's a delicious way to use the tomato bounty from your garden or the great buys from the local farmers' market. If you don't have heirloom tomatoes, try regular tomatoes with grape or plum tomatoes. —Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same for Scott Jones without this sensational side dish. "The caramelized pecan topping is a great change from marshmallows, but I don't think it's any lighter," he writes from Tulsa, Oklahoma. "Can you trim it down?"
Scott Jones' family will sure be delighted when they taste this delicious makeover at their next gathering. Scott wrote to us for help lightening this dish. We decreased the fat by half and the cholesterol by 46%, but kept the topping's sweet, nutty crunch. —Taste of Home's Test Kitchen
Versatile, simple and filled with savory fall flavors, this delicious side dish pairs well with chicken, beef and a variety of entrees. Juicy apples and plump raisins keep it moist and mouthwatering!
Doris Heath - Franklin, North Carolina
When Amy Hornbuckle first tried these savory bites, she knew she found a new favorite. "They'd be a great way to get my young daughter to eat her vegetables if they were a bit lower in cholesterol," shares the Prattville, Alabama reader.
For a tasty change of pace, try these moist and tangy portobello mushrooms from Robert Beck of Springfield, New Jersey. Filled with artichoke hearts and sweet red peppers, they’re delightfully rich and flavorful.
Fennel makes for a tasty change of pace in this versatile side that goes great with grilled meats. Best of all, it's full of flavor, easy to do and doesn't seem light at all!
—Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen