Fruits and Vegetables

From simple snacks to easy sides or vegetarian meals, there are so many ways to serve and savor fruits and vegetables every day.
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southern style green beans in a white bowl with a wooden spoon on the side and text overlay that reads southern style green beans
Southern Style Green Beans
Southern style green beans simmer slowly on the stovetop with bacon and onions until the fresh green beans are tender, flavorful, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious! These country-style vegetables are an easy side dish to serve with pan-fried pork chops, chicken fried steak, roasted chicken, or shrimp and grits.
strawberry crisp in a cast iron skillet with ice cream and strawberries on the side
Strawberry Crisp {Strawberry Crumble}
This easy strawberry crisp recipe is the perfect way to enjoy a bounty of fresh berries! Juicy, sweet strawberries are topped with a buttery, crunchy oat streusel for a classic spring or summer dessert. Bake the crisp in a skillet or in a dish, and serve warm with vanilla ice cream on top!
a white plate topped with zucchini on top of a wooden table
Sauteed Zucchini
Quick and easy sautéed zucchini with garlic, butter, and fresh herbs is the perfect summer side dish! Add Parmesan cheese and crushed red pepper flakes on top for an extra layer of flavor. Best of all, the healthy and delicious vegetables pair nicely with just about any entrée — from grilled steak and burgers, to fish, pasta, and chicken!
strawberry jello salad with whipped cream on top
Strawberry Jello Salad
Isn’t this easy, 5-minute strawberry jello salad pretty? With an abundance of strawberries, peaches, and pineapple tucked inside, it's a perfectly refreshing fruit salad for the warm months ahead!
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Honey Lemon Fruit Salad Dressing
This quick and easy fresh fruit salad dressing is the perfect addition to any meal! Fresh berries are lightly glazed with a honey lemon simple syrup that is bursting with citrus flavor. It's fast enough for a weekday morning, and special enough for entertaining.
fried green tomatoes on a blue and white plate with dipping sauce in a bowl next to them
Southern Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe
Make this easy Southern fried green tomatoes recipe at home in just minutes! Crispy and flavorful, they're a delicious side dish with a creamy buttermilk dipping sauce, or a perfect addition to sandwiches, burgers, and salads.
corn on the cob in the oven
Corn on the Cob in the Oven
Buttery and sweet with a hint of garlic and finished with fresh herbs, this corn on the cob in the oven is the easiest and most delicious way to enjoy fresh summer vegetables!
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Twice Baked Potatoes
These make-ahead Twice Baked Potatoes are an easy, delicious, and impressive-looking side dish. Once you know how to make twice baked potatoes, the crowd-pleasing recipe is sure to make a regular appearance on your family table. No one can resist the creamy mashed potato filling that's loaded with sour cream, bacon, cheese, and chives!
roasted green beans and onions on a plate with lemon wedges
Roasted Green Beans
Oven-roasting is the best way to make fresh green beans taste amazing! These crispy roasted green beans pack a flavorful bite, thanks to smoky bacon, zesty red onion, savory garlic, and bright lemon juice. Finish the dish with crunchy almonds and fresh herbs for an easy side dish that pairs nicely with chicken, steak, fish, and almost any other meat-based entrée!
baked oatmeal with almonds and berries in a skillet
Baked Oatmeal with Almonds and Berries
Baked oatmeal with almonds and berries is a cozy, warmly-spiced, and healthy breakfast. The easy casserole has crisp, caramelized edges, a soft filling, and plenty of sweet, fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. So much flavor in every bite! Top each bowl with yogurt or whipped cream, warm milk, extra fruit, or a drizzle of honey.
two bowls filled with creamy vegetable soup on top of a wooden table
Creamy Vegetable Soup
This creamy vegetable soup is full of fresh veggies, herbs, potatoes and cheese, then finished with a touch of smoky bacon. Serve a bowl of the easy chowder for a cozy lunch or dinner on chilly days. It's delicious with a side of cornbread, a loaf of crusty baguette, or some warm, flaky buttermilk biscuits!
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easy desserts with strawberries and ice cream are the perfect way to enjoy them
Easy Recipes with Strawberries
Take advantage of fresh spring and summer berries while they're at their sweetest! From cake to pie, jam to muffins, smoothies, and salads, these easy recipes with strawberries are sure to please everyone at your table.
the cover of southern collard greens, with two bowls full of vegetables and bread
Southern Collard Greens Recipe
This Southern collard greens recipe is a classic, easy side dish! Flavored with smoky bacon and sweet onion, the greens are delicious with cornbread and black-eyed peas for a lucky New Year, or alongside roast chicken, buttermilk fried chicken, pot roast, or pulled pork for your next Sunday supper!
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a white bowl filled with mixed vegetables next to sliced lemons and other food items
Marinated Vegetable Salad
No more boring iceberg lettuce! Mom's marinated vegetable salad is a simple, flavorful, and healthy side dish to take advantage of fresh produce. Make it in advance and for a cool, crisp, and refreshing addition to just about any potluck, picnic, or weeknight dinner.
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broccoli and cheese is in a bowl on a table with the title, quick & easy broccoli and cheese
Broccoli and Cheese
Broccoli and Cheese is a quick and easy side dish recipe that even your kids will devour!