30+ Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

A roundup of delicious and healthy holiday side dish recipes for your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal!

When it comes to holiday meals, it’s all about the side dishes!  Oftentimes holiday sides are loaded with unhealthy ingredients, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  Even during the holiday season, you can prepare healthy yet delicious foods for your family.

I’ve done the work for you to round up this amazing list of healthier holiday sides, so now all you have to do is choose which ones to try first!  I hope this list will be a resource for you as you plan your Thanksgiving meal and Christmas menu.

You might also enjoy following my Thanksgiving and Christmas Pinterest boards.  And now, the recipes!

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Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

This Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole is filled with warm spices and lightly sweetened with honey | Kristine's Kitchen

Maple Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This Maple Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe is an easy side dish for Thanksgiving or any holiday! With lots of garlic, cranberries and pecans! | www.kristineskitchenblog.com

Broccoli Casserole from Scratch

Cheesy, creamy broccoli casserole with a cheesy breadcrumb topping. | Kristine's Kitchen

Quinoa with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Leeks by Floating Kitchen

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Easiest 100% Whole-Wheat Biscuits

Easiest 100% Whole-Wheat Biscuits, made with white whole-wheat flour are unbelievably light and tender.

Mashed Butternut Squash with Goat Cheese and Rosemary by Recipe Runner

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Whole Grain Sweet Honey Cornbread

Sweet Honey Cornbread! Whole grain and SO EASY to make! | www.kristineskitchenblog.com

Pomegranate Fennel Quinoa Salad by Sweet Peas and Saffron

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Roasted Rosemary Potatoes by Bake.Eat.Repeat.

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Roasted Delicata Squash with Fresh Cranberries by The Pretty Bee

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Healthy Mac and Cheese by Pinch of Yum

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Healthy Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

Save oven space with this Healthy Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole! A secret ingredient naturally sweetens this crock pot side dish!

Honey Balsamic Roasted Carrots by The Cookie Rookie

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Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan and Basil by Rachel Cooks

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Caramelized Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese and Roasted Grapes by With Salt & Wit

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Kale and Wild Rice Casserole by Half Baked Harvest

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Garlic & Parmesan Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes” by Sweet Peas and Saffron

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Cranberry Pear Salad with Fresh Pear Vinaigrette by Flavor the Moments

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Super Easy Vanilla Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole by With Salt & Wit

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Honey Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins by Ambitious Kitchen

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Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta by Peas and Crayons

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Low-Sugar Cranberry Sauce by Favorite Family Recipes

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Sweet Potato Apple Casserole by Fox and Briar

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Cranberry Apple Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf by Carlsbad Cravings

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Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Rice by Maebells

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Winter Kale Salad with Apples and Pecans by Tastes Lovely

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Roasted Carrots with Lemon and Thyme

Roasted Carrots with Lemon and Thyme | Kristine's Kitchen

Loaded Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes by Pumpkin ‘n Spice

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Succotash Ragout by My Kitchen Craze

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Wilted Kale and Couscous Salad with Carrots and Cranberries by Floating Kitchen

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Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Mash by The Fit Fork

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Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

Creamy Green Bean Casserole From Scratch, with real baby bella mushrooms and a cheesy breadcrumb topping! This casserole is made with real ingredients (no canned soup here) and is a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving or holiday meal!

Parmesan Garlic Roasted Mushrooms by My Kitchen Escapades

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