Along with the holidays comes a deep adoration for traditional dishes, such as stuffing, green beans and even the bread basket. Many of our favorites are laden with calories, fat and carbohydrates, so we tested these healthy sides in the kitchen and give them the green light as new additions to this year’s menu.
BROWN RICE STUFFING
Makes 6, ½-cup servings. Use as stuffing for poultry or pork roast, or bake tightly covered in a separate baking dish at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
½ cup slivered almonds (or walnuts)
2-3 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1 medium tart red apple, cored and diced (or prunes)
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped celery
½ tsp. poultry seasoning
¼ teaspoon thyme
¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
3 cups brown rice, cooked (in chicken or vegetable broth) Continue Reading »