Classic Mac and Cheese with Spinach has a grown up twist. Baked with spinach and some spice jazz up this traditional favorite. It’s still just as rich and creamy with gooey cheese. Great on it’s own or as a side dish.
Adding bacon and onions to green beans transforms a simple side dish into a FABULOUS one. Great for when you want to jazz up your vegetables. Love this for the holidays when you need to add something healthy to your dinner menu.
Sweeten up your coleslaw with peaches for a fresh, healthy and delicious variation on summer slaw. Peach Coleslaw will be great for your next cook-out. Don’t forget the Texas Pete for a little kick.
Roasted asparagus with mushrooms is a great way to enjoy fresh produce. Roasting brings out so much flavor and it’s so quick and EASY. You’ll love this combination.
You’re going to love this healthy broccoli salad served with a yogurt dressing that’s sweetened with honey. Red onions and dried cranberries add a sweet and savory touch to an old fashioned salad you’ll be making all year long.
Creamy Burrata with Oranges instead of tomatoes is a great fall or winter salad when the tomatoes are no longer fresh. A perfect salad to chase away the winter blahs.
Roasted carrots tossed in a light vinaigrette are a healthy side to add to any meal. Simple and easy doesn’t have to mean bland and boring. You’re going to love these.
Roasted Cranberry Grape Relish has just the right amount of sweetness for your holiday meal. A slightly sweet but tart cranberry dish that will compliment whatever you serve. You don’t have to wait for the holidays for this awesome combination.
A non-traditional tomato pie with zucchini and farro is a great way to showcase summer tomatoes. The farro and zucchini give some texture, and a little gruyere is the perfect topping. Great as a main dish, side, or even for breakfast.
I think most of us will admit that it’s hard to come up with vegetables that everyone likes. While I love all veggies other than brussel sprouts, my gang does not. These simple packs are a great way for each person to customize their veggies. I cut up an assortment of vegetables along with some […]
Strawberries and fresh spinach make a great salad, but it’s even better when you add pickled onions and romaine to the mix. This strawberry spinach salad will be your new favorite.
Fried apples are slowly cooked in browned butter and sugar for an amazing, yet easy addition to any dinner. Caramelized apples will melt in your melt.
Waldorf Salad may be old-fashioned but it never goes out of style. Crispy apples, celery and walnuts with sweet raisins make a perfect fall salad. Always great for a HOLIDAY meal.
Green Bean Casserole with Mushroom Cream Sauce is made with real ingredients for so much more flavor. It will be the star of your dinner. A little panko makes the top even crunchier.
When my family was all home for the Holidays, I couldn’t wait to try Ashley Christensen’s version of Macaroni and Cheese. There are so many ways to make macaroni and cheese and I love each and every one of them. They are unique and delicious in their own way and I can’t choose one that […]
Cranberry Relish with Port and Figs will be the star of your holiday meal. Easy to make but a show stopper your guests will be raving about.
Charred Corn with just a bit of bacon and cream will steal the show at your next holiday meal. You don’t have to wait for the holidays for this easy dish that can be ready in 15 minutes.
What could be easier than One Pot Macaroni and Cheese. Not only is clean up easy but you can prepare this in TEN MINUTES. No one will ever guess the healthy addition to this recipe.
I’m having a dinner party in a couple of weeks and have been experimenting with some fall sides. My goal when cooking for friends is to have dishes that require very little prep once everyone arrive. After all, I’m having friends over to enjoy their company, not to stress out in the kitchen. I have […]
You can never go wrong with a bowl of fresh fruit. Spicy Fruit Salad adds just a hint of spice and seasoning to improve even the best fruit at the market. Add whatever fruit looks fresh and you’ll have a great addition to any dinner.