Category: Veggies

a little lemon to brighten up broccolini a bit

Broccolini is one of my most favorite veggies.  When I say favorite I mean FAVORITE, and this Lemon Garlic version is my MOST FAVORITE! Quick & Easy I don’t know about you but sometimes side dishes can get super boring.  I can get into a rut and make the same …

get excited…it’s vegetable time

Is it hard sometimes to get excited about vegetables?  I know it is for me at time.  I mean lets be real…can vegetables really be all that exciting? YES they can be… and you won’t believe how easy it can be. Now first, things first…lets talk about what veggies to choose. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mom Dibert’s Corn Casserole

The sis-in-Law’s mom, Cathleen is an amazing cook.  Everything I have had from her has been so, so good.   She is very well known for her pies, but she is also known for this corn casserole. Bring on the corn When Cathleen said she wanted to bring this casserole …

Slow Cooker Creamy Goodness

We are just over 2 weeks away from the The Big Turkey day and today is all about a side that can be made in the slow cooker…freeing up your oven space.  Make sure and keep check back this week for additional recipes from our Early Thanksgiving Pot Luck Dinner. …

It has a veggie in it, so it’s healthy… right?

The life of a food blogger is fun no doubt, but when it comes to the Holidays it can get a little hard to come up with new recipes each year.  So this year I decided to have a Friends and Family Early Thanksgiving Pot Luck Dinner and have everyone …

Roasted Balsamic Veggie Goodness

Over the last few years I have learned to LOVE veggies.  I love them raw, grilled & steamed but my favorite is roasted.  And these roasted veggies are my ALL TIME FAVORITE!! Good for you… Now we all know that veggies are a good choice but when you make them extra …