Tag: side dish

Strawberry Poppyseed Broccoli Salad

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 all about how you market the said dish you want to […]

winter broccoli salad

This post may contain affiliate links There is nothing that I love more than a well-balanced crunchy salad.  So this E coli and lack of romaine lettuce have got me down just a little bit.  Last spring when we had this romaine lettuce crisis, I made my favorite southwestern salad into this […]

Minted Carrots

Thank-you to Sugar In The Raw® for sponsoring today’s post #intheraw.  I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are entirely my own.    Carrots. Such mundane food, yet some of my very favorite things to eat are made from carrots.  My favorite gingery soup is made from carrots, my […]

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 […]

Southwestern Broccoli Salad

This post may contain affiliate links  Most nights my husband and I usually like to have a salad with dinner. Typically, the mixture we eat is something we throw together.  Lettuce, whatever vegetable we can find in the fridge, maybe some fruit, cheese crumbles and perhaps if we’re really fancy I […]

Crispy Oven Potatoes with Leeks and Thyme

  Today’s post is sponsored by Simply Potatoes® #simplypotatoes Next week, I am hosting Thanksgiving for a whole bunch of my favorite people!  When I get to prepare a spread of food for people I feel completely in my element.   The foodie in me has been thinking about new an […]

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 […]

30 Amazing Mashed Potato Recipes

In a few weeks, I am hosting Thanksgiving for about 25 people!  I love finding new ” Pinteresting” recipes every year!  Can I tell you a little secret?  I can actually take or leave the Thanksgiving turkey.   What I really love are the side dishes! Mashed Potatoes was always my […]

Cilantro-Lime Southwestern Slaw

My five-year-old now eats three whole tacos on taco night!  Must be all that running around he does.  But seriously, the child is growing like a weed, and I can’t even believe how grown-up he is all of a sudden. Can someone please hand me a tissue? I really love crunchy slaw […]

DIY Crinkle Fries -Recipe and Video

This post contains affiliate links  Who doesn’t love good french fries?  I certainly love them every so often.   After I learned how to make really good fries at home, the ones in restaurants didn’t taste quite as good! A few years ago, I learned the secret to making really […]

Sun Dried Tomato Mashed Potatoes

Growing up, my mom was a pretty good baker.   She didn’t bake often, but when she did, she always made excellent baked goods.  It was still a treat when she let us lick the whisks on the hand mixer. More often though, she made mashed potatoes as a side […]