Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread Muffins

Jalapeno Cheese cornbread muffins are an easy side dish to any barbeque. They are easily made ahead of time and keep well for up to a week. I love using Jalapenos in my cornbread to give it that spicy kick with the sweet corn. It’s also a great way to use all the jalapenos growing […]

Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber salad is a sweet and spicy salad with only a couple ingredients, but is absolutely delicious. And one of my absolute favorites. I have an obsession with all foods sweet and spicy… Sweet chili, honey & habanero , ect. and this salad satisfies my sweet and spicy craving every time. I was first […]

Brown Sugar and Walnut Butternut Squash

Twice-baked butternut squash with brown sugar and walnuts is one of my favorite fall side dishes. The recipe is a spin off of my Mother’s thanksgiving sweet potatoes casserole, but made with butternut squash and baked in the squash again. The dish is both savory and sweet, and sure to be a big hit with […]

Energy Bites

I love snacking. All day, everyday. I have a hard time making snacks though because I like sweets. Eventually with sweets you eat too much though and you feel sick. Baking is also a pain sometimes, so there is a very fine line. These energy bites are very simple and very good. Actually…I ate most […]

A Quinoa Side Dish, Please!

Another blog about quinoa! It’s my latest obsession. Since I’m not a giant eat-meater I have to be able to get protein somewhere. Since work and life can get so busy, I tend to need quick easy recipes that I can eat throughout the week. This has, several times, ended up as my meal, so […]

Roasted Potatoes with Vegetables

Roasted potatoes with Vegetables are one of my favorite things to enjoy.   Not only are they perfect the day you cook them, but the amount of things you can do with roasted potatoes the next day is limitless (especially fried with an over medium egg the next morning, yum!). Sometimes I eat this combination, […]

Herb Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

  Great Side Dish and Super Easy…   Also a great way to use fresh Herbs from your Garden. Ingredients:1 lb Assorted small potatoes (red, purple, yellow, neon green etc.)1/2 lb Whole Carrots (4-5 Sticks)2 Heads of Garlic (many cloves!) 1 Tbsp Fresh Rosemary, chopped 1 Tbsp Fresh Thyme, chopped 1 Tbsp Fresh Curly Parsley, […]