Food classified as main dish usually contain a meat or meat alternate such as cheese, eggs, dry beans, or peas and peanut butter. They also may contain other foods. Dishes may include beef, veal, pork, variety meats, poultry, eggs, fish and shellfish. Other possible dishes include meat loaves, soufflés, omelets, soups and chowders.
Side dishes are foods that are usually served along with a main dish or as accompaniments to the main course. Foods in this category should be those in which the main
ingredient is a fruit or a vegetable. Suggested dishes may include salads, cooked vegetables, cooked fruit, and combination vegetable dishes.
The foods in this category should contain foods made from wheat, oats, rice rye, barley, millet, quinoa and / or corn. Examples of entries for this category include quick breads such as muffins and biscuits, yeast breads, oatmeal and pasta.
For this category, look for recipes high in nutrients which provide lasting energy to sustain an individual between meals. Examples of nutritious snacks include: red pepper hummus, oven roasted chickpeas, or oatmeal energy balls.
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