Category: Veggies

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 …

Grill the weekend away…

What are your plans this weekend?  Are you taking a little time away?  Hanging out with friends and family?  Are you grilling?  In my house we will be grilling for sure…and who knows what else. Whats on the grill? Are you doing burgers (like these sliders)?   How about those …

couscous like never before

A coucous salad is a must have for me in the summer.  Anytime I go to a restaurant that has a couscous side dish option it is always at the top of my list, only behind mac-n-cheese. Why Couscous? First, couscous is little pasta balls.  They have a delicious texture …

grilled & good for you veggies

We love to grill here in the sparkles n sprouts house.  As I am sure you have seen we grill everything from burgers, to pork to fish….but these grilled veggies are a new favorite. Veggies, REALLY? OK, I know what your asking.  Veggies are really a favorite?  YES, these veggies …

honey butter corny, corn, corn

It is summer and that means it is time for CORN! It doesn’t matter how… I don’t know about your family but my family eats corn anyway we can. We love boiled corn, corn on the corn, kernel corn, creamed corn and of course popcorn…but my favorite is grilled corn for …

zucchini for everyone

I have found that zucchini is one of those veggies that people either love or not love…but I have found a solution with these zucchini spears. OK I know you maybe asking yourself…a spear for dinner made out of zucchini?  Yes, I made spears made out of zucchini coated in …

green beans in no time

Green beans are a staple in our home.  The Hubby and I love them, my parents love them and my nephew REALLY loves them.  They were one of the first foods he ate and still asks for them all the time.   Over time we have fixed them all sorts …