Healthy Seasonal Side Dishes

Prepare for the upcoming holiday season with nutritious side dishes featuring autumn favorites like apples, squash and sweet potatoes.

Apple-Spice Acorn Squash Recipe

Apple-Spice Acorn Squash Recipe

Apple-Spice Acorn Squash
In Fostoria, Ohio, Joann Fell adds chopped apples and spices to warmed acorn squash, then microwaves for a fast and comforting mealtime accompaniment.

Stuffing from the Slow Cooker
If you're hosting a big Thanksgiving dinner this year, add this simple, slow-cooked stuffing to your menu to ease entertaining. "This recipe comes in handy when you run out of oven space at large family gatherings," assures Mrs. Donald Seiler from her home in Macon, Mississippi.

Light Sweet Potato Casserole
You're bound to have sweet potato success when you whip up this casserole recipe from our Test Kitchen. With its rich color, creamy texture and irresistible taste, it is sure to be a popular stop on your holiday buffet table.

Calico Cranberry Couscous Salad
A simple homemade Dijon dressing jazzes up couscous, dried cranberries and green onions in this tasty salad. "We like it chilled or at room temperature," says Rosemarie Matheus of Germantown, Wisconsin.

Crunchy Yam Bake
"This is one of my favorite recipes," shares Marian Moreman of Canyon Country, California. "The yummy yams are the perfect complement to a holiday ham or turkey and ideal for impressing a potluck crowd."

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