Bacon Pea Salad

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would grill burgers and we’d sit down as a family at the kitchen table in our house that was not air conditioned and enjoy every last…

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Lemony Broccoli Pasta Salad

We are heading into the summer season in just a few short weeks, so I’m thinking about side dishes and light salads I can throw together for camping, potlucks and backyard BBQs. That’s where this lemony broccoli pasta salad comes into play! It’s made with whole grain (or veggie!) rotini, red onion, sunflower seeds and…

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Sweet Potato Fritters

What exactly is a fritter? While there are many types of fritters that are made with a variety of ingredients, in general fritters are a seasoned batter that are deep fried. They can be sweet or savory. I put together a pan-fried fritter that is both sweet and savory. It’s made with shredded sweet potatoes,…

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Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

I love squash so I celebrate all winter long by making all sorts of squash recipes, including spaghetti squash with meaty tomato sauce, mashed cinnamon winter squash and butternut squash black bean chili. My latest favorite is this maple roasted acorn squash! It’s a super simple recipe with only 5 ingredients and a couple of…

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Brussels Sprouts Cranberry Salad

Can I interest you in a festive salad that goes perfectly with any holiday meal but is easy enough to make on a weeknight? I thought so! This Brussels sprouts cranberry salad is filled with nutritious ingredients like apples, pomegranates, walnuts and dried cranberries with an easy vinaigrette dressing you can make at home (and…

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Wild Mushroom Stuffing

It’s surprising how quickly the holidays arrived this year, but I’m ready for it! We have a line up of amazing recipes to help you celebrate, including Balsamic Roasted Carrots, homemade Green Bean Casserole, Sweet Potato Casserole, Pumpkin Pie Parfaits, Cranberry Oat Stuffed Apples and this Wild Mushroom Stuffing. So many delicious dishes to choose…

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Balsamic Roasted Carrots

Looking for an easy peasy winter side dish or holiday crowd pleaser? These balsamic roasted carrots will certainly do the trick. If you struggle to get veggies on the table in the cooler months or during the holidays, then boy do I have the recipe for you! These carrots are roasted to perfection with a…

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Green Bean Casserole

Is it really that time of year?! The time to start planning our menus and all of the festivities that surround the holidays. I LOVE it, I just can’t believe we are finally here! Food is obviously a large part of holiday festivities and I’m always excited to make dishes for my family that they…

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