Category: Sides

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 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 …

bacon makes this party dip ROCK!

One week from today is the SUPER BOW!!  What do you have planned?  Are you starting home with just the family? Planning on having a big party? Maybe going to a party? Well, whatever your plans this dip would be a great treat that everyone is sure to love. A classic…updated So why …

Weeknight Risotto…yes for real

I am a HUGE risotto fan.  Almost anytime it is on a menu I will probably order it, but I also love to make it at home.  Even better, over time The Hubby has learned to LOVE risotto too. you’ve got this… So I know some of you are thinking …

frozen has never been so fancy

Not too long ago I was in the middle of a crazy week and The Hubby wanted to grill.  I always loves it when he grills but I didn’t have any sides for the burgers.  And then I looked in the freezer and saw the answer…frozen fries. Now it’s time …

red rice for dinner tonight…yes, please

Over the last few years I have become quite the fan of rice.  We did not eat it a ton growing up but lately I can’t get enough of it. Red rice..LOVE, LOVE, LOVE The Hubby and I LOVE anything Mexican.  I mean anything…nachos, enchiladas, tacos (in all forms), burritos, fajitas…all …

A last minute must make

New Years Eve is here!  I cannot believe 2017 starts tomorrow.  2016 has been a crazy year and I want to make sure to finish it off with a bang, and these Sausage Balls are a perfect way to do that. Bring on the balls These have been a must …