Weight Watchers Side Dish Recipes

These delicious, healthy side dish recipes will help you balance out dinner, and if you’re lucky, ensure you have leftovers tomorrow. Have a side dish recipe you’re willing to share? Send it to ideas@queenofpoints.com

Greens & Beans & BACON: 6 points

by Queen of Points on August 22, 2011

OMG, BACON! Not only is there BACON in this recipe, but you even use the drippings! How awesome is that? We sure suffer on Weight Watchers, don’t we?

This was the first time I ever cooked with kale. I admit, I was a little skeptical. But it showed up in my Farmhouse Delivery crate, so it seemed silly not to give it a try. And I’m glad I did! I’ve made this several times now, and always had great feedback. It’s pretty simple and [ Read More → ]


Wheat Berries are new to me. I have to admit, they sounded like the kind of things only folks with VW vans and composting toilets would prepare. Not that there’s anything wrong with VW vans and composting toilets, mind you, but I’m more of a leather seats and double shower head kind of girl.

Surprise, surprise — wheat berries are *really* good. [ Read More → ]


I admit, eggplant has never been high on my list of favorite foods. Every so often someone would convince me to try baba ghanoush, and I’d take a spoonful and think “hey, that’s not bad.” Then I’d take another spoonful and think “well, it’s not awful, anyway.” And after the third taste I’d have had enough. [ Read More → ]