Grape Salad

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One of my favorite things about summer is the fresh fruit in season and making dishes the day before! I love this sweet grape salad and so does everyone who tastes it! Plus, what's great is that you can easily halve this recipe to fit your needs. I've also substitute green and red for all ...

Southwest Bean Salad

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This Southwest Bean Salad is the perfect side dish for barbecues, pot lucks, picnics, and even Sunday suppers. It has a deliciously light flavor to balance heavier items on the table.  I love it when healthy meets tasty! Pair it with ribs, hot dogs, or even meatloaf for a summer side that packs a punch of ...

Twice Baked Potatoes

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Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

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My new go-to side dish. It's tasty AND healthy! Plus, quinoa is high in protein so it's a great side dish for the family...and leftovers lunches for me! Fun fact: Qunioa is the only plant-based protien to contain all 9 essential amino acids. It's a really versatile option for us to serve because it works well with ...

Leftover Mashed Potato Patties

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It's almost here, it's almost time for Thanksgiving!  Even if we don't host, ,we end up making a full spread over the holiday weekend.  Mostly because we LOVE all the leftovers.  I can't deny it.  The leftovers are half the awesome of the holiday foods!  Plus, we all make way too much, so we all ...

Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe

Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes but have had a hard time getting my family to eat them until I created this Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe.  They think it's like getting dessert for dinner.  What they don't realize is that this recipe is really pretty healthy.  They are easy to make and a great side ...

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

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I love asparagus and didn't really think it could get any tastier. That is until I introduced it to my friend- bacon. Over the top delicious wrapped up in a neat little package on your plate.  They are a perfect summer side with anything from steak to fried chicken, and will disappear quickly (so make ...

Fabulous Side Dishes (Giveaway)

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Whether you’re cooking a dinner for two, cooking for the family, or hosting a dinner get together, you’ll need some good side dishes. While it’s true that the main dish is usually the hero of any meal, side dishes are still important! You certainly don’t want to serve canned corn to guests! With these recipes, ...

The Perfect Pairing for Dinner- or, My Favorite Side Dishes

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Betty Crocker, a classic brand that most American households are familiar with, has a line of delicious and mouthwatering Specialty Potato side dishes  that can make any meal complete.  From Au Gratin to Classic Mashed Potatoes, Betty Crocker has something for every weeknight dinner. Now, many of you know that I'm not Betty Crocker.  I'm not ...

Glazed Carrots Recipe Just 4 Ingredients

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Here's a super simple and yummy glazed carrots recipe using just 4 ingredients! Glazed Carrots Ingredients: 1 pound carrots peeled and sliced julienne One can ginger ale or sprite 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Pinch of  red pepper flakes Directions: Place carrots and butter into skillet- we prefer to use our cast iron skillet Pour soda over carrots - bring to boil-lower heat to ...