Garlic Roasted Mushroom Appetizers
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Garlic Roasted Mushroom Appetizers

Garlic roasted mushroom appetizers are seasoned with butter, thyme, and garlic. Then a small cube of semi-soft sheep cheese is placed in the center before baking where all these tantalizing flavors meld together. These savory mushrooms are a cinch to make and absolutely irresistible. Mushrooms come in many shapes and sizes but for this recipe,…

Homemade Seasoned Sweet Potato Fries
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Homemade Seasoned Sweet Potato Fries

  Homemade Seasoned Sweet Potato Fries are easier than you might think and much better for you too. If sweet potatoes aren’t your “thing” this recipe is just as delicious using russet potatoes. The first time I made these seasoned fries my family ate the entire pan…even the cold ones. The recipe called for regular…

Mashed Potatoes and Carrots ~ Sweet & Savory
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Mashed Potatoes and Carrots ~ Sweet & Savory

    Rich and buttery, is how I would describe Mashed Potatoes and Carrots, and not by adding a load of butter, it’s the blend of flavors that naturally occur when mixed together.  Healthy comfort food that’s what this colorful vegetable combination is. This is the kind of side dish that goes together perfectly with…

Corny Cornbread ~ Allergy-Friendly Options
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Corny Cornbread ~ Allergy-Friendly Options

  Corny cornbread might be the perfect side dish, and from what I’ve seen, fresh homemade cornbread is always a crowd favorite. My husband came up with this flavorful creation using my 20-year old treasured home-style cornbread recipe. He proudly calls it corny cornbread, so it is only fair to stick with that name for…

Easy Sweet Potato (Glass) Noodles ~ Gluten-Free
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Easy Sweet Potato (Glass) Noodles ~ Gluten-Free

I’m sharing one of my very favorite side dish recipes today, Easy Sweet Potato (Glass) Noodles. I wouldn’t say it if it weren’t true…they are super easy and absolutely delicious. Serve them with all your favorite stir-fry, soups, and Thai dishes. You will find these noodles are called both sweet potato noodles and glass noodles….

Chipotle Lime Rice ~ 4 Ingredients
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Chipotle Lime Rice ~ 4 Ingredients

  This Chipotle Lime Rice is surprisingly versatile and fantastic served with Mexican entrees or barbecued meats and baked beans. I’ve even offered it as a side with some pulled pork sandwiches, homemade baked beans, corn on the cob, coleslaw, and fresh fruit for our 4th of July meal. Then I ate the leftover beans…

7 Layer Salad ~ Dairy & Egg-Free Options
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7 Layer Salad ~ Dairy & Egg-Free Options

This 7 layer salad is the most requested salad I have ever made. It’s also my favorite dish on Thanksgiving and Easter. All the flavors and textures are absolutely perfect together, and to be quite honest, I can hardly put down my fork in between bites!   Think big when you choose a bowl to…

Easy Homemade Savory Gravy ~ Gluten-Free
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Easy Homemade Savory Gravy ~ Gluten-Free

This easy homemade gravy recipe left us kind of speechless. Yes, it was that good and I will be including it in many more meals. Truth be told, I never make gravy other than on holidays, and even then it’s usually my mother’s gig. But this happened: We brought some leftovers home from a family…

Conscientious Cowboy Beans ~ Healthy Baked Beans
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Conscientious Cowboy Beans ~ Healthy Baked Beans

  Conscientious Cowboy Beans are almost homemade; yet so much easier! Don’t save these healthy baked beans just for summer barbecues, these should be enjoyed all year long. This favorite bean recipe is requested by both my family and my husband’s family on holidays and an occasional get together. If you are wanting to reduce…