Side Dish

Roasted Broccoli Salad

Hello!  I have another awesome recipe combo for you today!  Some of my favorite recipes on this website are combinations of my favorite things.   A few years ago, my love for minestrone and Chili bore my Minestrone Chili.  Last week, I combined my love of egg roll in a bowl and […]

Pressure Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower

This post contains affiliate links.  Abruptly, This fall, all three of my sons started loving and gobbling up cauliflower with cheese.   Sometimes I make a cheese sauce, and sometimes I just top the steamed cauliflower with shredded cheese.  My middle son, who has never been very excited about eating will […]

Pressure Cooker Coconut Water Sticky Rice

This post contains affiliate links  Okay.  This was the best sticky rice I have made so far this year!  And if you’re a frequent reader of my site, then you know how much I love my sticky rice! I don’t only make sticky rice for Asian-inspired recipes, but I also love my […]

Instant Pot Mango Jalapeño Sticky Rice

This post contains affiliate links  A few weeks ago, I made this Pineapple-Ginger Sticky Rice in my Instant Pot, and it turned out fantastic.  I knew instantly that I wanted to make some additional flavors of sticky rice. Sticky Rice is becoming one of my family’s favorite foods and my […]

Instant Pot Pineapple Ginger Sticky Rice

This post may contain affiliate links I combined two of my favorite things!  Back when I lived in the Quad Cities, my favorite restaurant was a fantastic Thai restaurant called Exotic Thai. Whenever my husband went out of town, ( this was before kids) I would get their pineapple fried […]

Sheet Pan Cauliflower Au Gratin and Video Tutorial

  today’s post is sponsored by Crystal Farms® Cheese.  #cheeselove  Oh my gosh, you guys.  This Cauliflower.    So amazing, and this just reiterates why I have an obsession with pepper jack cheese.   This pepper jack cheese adds just a little kick to this dish.   Just enough kick to make the […]

Sriracha Roasted Corn

I reach for frozen vegetables.  A lot. I know, that it is ” food bloggish” to use all fresh, organic vegetables from the farmers market.  But let’s be real here for a minute, because that doesn’t happen in my house every day. My kids usually don’t have a problem eating frozen […]

Spicy-Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Why Hello There! After several weeks of warmer than usual weather here in northern Iowa, It TURNED COLD!   What does this mean? 1) This means that my 10 month old will be wearing his Fleece Pajamas out in public for a while.  Mostly because, he likes to remove his […]