Side Dish

Apple Cinnamon Brussels Sprouts

I have gotten into adding cinnamon to savory fall dishes this season. You will love the aroma of cinnamon when you are cooking these in the oven.   Once you learn how to make roasted brussels sprouts, you will be hooked! They’re super quick and simple to make.  You can always […]

 

Caprese Roasted Brussels Sprouts

, I love almost always add balsamic vinegar to my roasted Brussels sprouts.  I got an idea to add fresh garden tomatoes, basil, and soft mozzarella cheese for a delicious Caprese -inspired side dish.   These Brussels sprouts turn out crispy and bursting with flavor!  This is a delightful “end of […]

 

Chimichurri Cucumber Salad

I love classic cucumber salad!  This year, I have decided to switch cucumber salad up a bit by adding zingy chimichurri sauce!  Chimichurri sauce is an Argentinean condiment.  I have started adding it to many of my favorite midwest dishes. This salad screams summer.  Crispy garden fresh cucumbers and chimichurri […]

 

The Best Crispy Greek Potatoes

This post may contain affiliate links  Right now, I am taking a back to basics approach to cooking.  I plan on sharing with you some of my favorite simple recipes.  Some of the recipes that I make during my day-to-day life are mundane, but I can rely on them to […]

 

Hot Buttered Rum Roasted Carrots

This post may contain affiliate links.  I always include a bag of baby carrots, AND a bag of full-sized carrots on my online grocery order each week.  The baby carrots are for my three-year-old because he loves to dip them in ranch.  I always run out of my bag of […]

 

Instant Pot Rice Stuffing

This post may contain affiliate links I know that a food blogger’s best business practices include posting  Thanksgiving recipes before Thanksgiving, not after. Still, my little stuffing experiment worked out so well, and I wanted to share it before it gets lost in the archives of my kitchen. ‘ I have […]

 

Instant Pot Ginger Snap Sweet Potatoes

This post may contain affiliate links  I don’t have many Thanksgiving recipes up on this site.  This is crazy for so many reasons, one of which is that I have been hosting Thanksgiving at my house since I was 23 years old.  My reasoning for this lack of Thanksgiving food […]

 

Whole 30 Potato Salad

This post contains affiliate links  Last June, when I started my Whole 30 journey, I wasn’t planning enough to realize that I would still be finishing up Whole 30 when the 4th of July hit.  So you can imagine my disappointment inside when my mom told me that we would […]

 

Pepperoni Pizza Loaded Broccoli

I am going to piggyback from my recipe I posted a few weeks ago for loaded broccoli.   You see, when your children express their love for broccoli, you will forever be on the hunt for more broccoli implementation.  I have been on a broccoli rampage lately, and surely you didn’t […]

 

Best Ever Collection of Broccoli Salad Recipes

This post may contain affiliate links.  Broccoli Salad is such a great side dish to bring to any barbecue or potluck gathering.  Broccoli salad is also a great dish to make when you’re trying to get your family to eat more vegetables!  I love making broccoli salad when I feel […]

 

Roasted Broccoli Salad

Check out my entire collection of broccoli salad recipes! 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 […]

 

Strawberry Poppyseed Broccoli Salad

Be sure to check out all of my Broccoli Salad Recipes! A while back I was having a conversation with my very best and oldest friend about how I get my kids to eat a balanced diet.   And I do believe that when it comes to healthy food, it is […]