Category: Sides

THE BEST EVER…cornbread that is

Cornbread is one of those recipes that I seem to have a 1000 recipes for.  Some sweeter than others, some super savory, some spicy, and even some with bacon but this recipe will be my go to recipe from here on out.   Sweet or Savory I grew up with …

Spring Brussels Sprouts everyone will LOVE

I can’t believe Easter has already come and gone and that we are more than half way through April.  That means warmer temps, longer days & humidity in my part of the world.  It also means it is time to celebrate all spring flavors and one of my favorite is …

bacon green bean casserole-yes I said bacon

Over the years I have come to the conclusion that you are either a fan of green bean casserole or you are not…it’s really that simple.  I have always landed on the not a fan side of this debate but my brother, James, is a HUGE green bean casserole fan …

Pistachio fluff?? Yes, please

Growing up there is one side dish that I always remember being on almost every Holiday table…Pistachio Fluff Salad.  I also remember that I was never a big fan of it (I didn’t like anything green as a kid) but I knew that everyone else LOVED it).   Fluff…yes please!! …

carrots…ok maybe I can like them

I have a love hate relationship with carrots.  I like them in things such as soups or casseroles but I am not a huge fan of them on their own, that is until now.  I decided it was time to create a carrot recipe that I would love and what …

I could eat these everyday

I think if I could only eat one thing for the rest if my life it might just be mashed potatoes.  I LOVE THEM that much, especially this new mashed potato recipe.  Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes.  They are loaded with tons a flavor, they are rich and creamy. It’s a family …

I could eat it all on it’s own

It is probably no surprise but I am a fan of garlic.  I use it in almost all my savory dishes…not almost really in all my savory dishes.  I love it in all forms, but Roasted is my MOST favorite!! It all started at a pizza joint Years a go, I …

some quinoa dinner fun

OK…now I know that not everyone is a fan of quinoa.  The Hubby is not a fan at all, but it is healthy so therefore I keep trying. Quinoa? Why? There are so many reasons why but just a few are (according to this article)….  Quinoa is one of the …

restaurant style at home

Do you have a favorite bean? Are you a big fan of pinto beans?  Navy beans?  Lima beans? Green beans?  Me, I am a HUGE fan of black beans.  Honestly I would eat black beans everyday if given the opportunity, and now I can fix them at home just like …

a little sprout for everyone

I was asked the other day why I was inspired to use Sprouts in my name, and I had to laugh.  In all my time of blogging no one had ever asked me.  As silly as it sounds, I was inspired by brussel sprouts…yes the veggie.  Yes that one pictured …