Tag: vegetables

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 […]

 

Pickle Juice Ranch Cucumber Salad

This post may contain affiliate links.  Last summer, at a party,  a friend of mine introduced me to creamy cucumber salad.  I spent the rest of the said party snacking on the mentioned cucumber salad.  It was delicious!  This summer, we’re not exactly having parties, but I decided to kick […]

 

Mango Poppyseed Broccoli Salad

This post may contain affiliate links  I have been making broccoli salad a lot this spring/summer.  I can always get my kids to eat broccoli salad.  I am totally fine with mixing broccoli with a sugar-mayonnaise sauce if it get’s my kids to enthusiastically eat their vegetables. I have a […]

 

Sheet Pan Zucchini Parmesan

If you frequent this blog often or are a personal friend of mine, then you probably know that I have an unwritten love for Eggplant Parmesan.  It is a dish I make once or twice every summer when I can get my hands on freshly gown eggplant.  I have a […]

 

Runny Egg Warm Asparagus Salad

Thank-you to the Iowa Egg Council for sponsoring today’s post.   During this time of quarantining and uncertainty, one thing I have been doing a lot lately is listening to podcasts.  I can’t tell you how comforting it is to hear real-life people who are going through the same things I […]

 

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 […]

 

Orange Beef and Broccoli Egg Roll in a Bowl

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MazolaHeartHealth #CollectiveBias A clinical study showed Mazola® Corn Oil reduces cholesterol 2x more than extra virgin olive oil. To learn more about this claim, visit Mazola.com. Whenever I make myself an ” Egg […]

 

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 […]

 

Pepperoni Pizza Cauliflower Steaks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MargheritaItalianMeats #CollectiveBias I am pretty sure everyone loves pizza. There are so many new ways to enjoy the flavors of pizza without all the bread. Here is another way to enjoy the gloriousness […]

 

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

this post may contain affiliate links  Hello, fellow midwesterners!  Are you sick of the autumn clouds and all this autumn rain yet?  Instead of enjoying long walks on crunchy leaves, I am watching my yard soak outside.   The least I can do to make this situation better is to make […]

 

Sheet Pan Shrimp Pastaless Primavera

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChooseMazola #CollectiveBias Because September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month, I am sharing a recipe with you using Mazola Corn Oil. A clinical study showed Mazola®Corn Oil reduces cholesterol 2x more than extra virgin […]