Side Dishes

Black Beans and Rice

If you have spent much time around here, you know that I have a thing for all things sweet; however, I promise desserts are not the only dishes to grace my table. I thought it was about time to get some other types of recipes posted -  maybe attempt to balance my recipe box out just a little bit (not to worry, something sweet will post…

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Cheesy Bacon Roasted Potatoes {Deconstructed Baked Potato Casserole}

 Cheesy Bacon Roasted Potatoes. I have an addiction. To potatoes. Specifically Dickey's Baked Potato Casserole. Seriously, it's so yummy! I have been working on my own copycat version, and I am almost happy with it. But sometimes I don't feel like mashed potatoes, I want roasted potatoes. Which is where these Cheesy Bacon Roasted…

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Pink Cinnamon Applesauce

`It's harvest time - and apples are at their peak. To celebrate the season, I thought I might share one of my favorite recipes. Just like Grandma makes.... applesauce that's good enough to eat for dessert. It's flavored with Red Hot cinnamon candy - just a few! It's amazing what a few little red candies can do! So yummy!Pink Cinnamon…

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Slow Cooker Ratatouille

Slow Cooker Ratatouille

I cannot tell you how much I love this Slow Cooker Ratatouille! There is something about it that I find comforting and even nostalgic, somewhat like the scene from Disney's Movie, Ratatouille, where the food critic (Anton Ego) flashes back to his childhood when his mom served him her delectable vegetable stew. My mom also made…

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Southwest Salad {Choose Your Own Grain}

I love this Southwest Salad. I'm not sure about you, but sometimes I need a good salad - a bowl full of fresh colorful veggies, something totally healthy that tastes great. This is one of those salads. I love it's versatility, you can use brown rice, white rice, or even quinoa, depending on your taste preference or what you have on hand.…

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Strawberry Banana Salad

Strawberry Banana Salad

I was reviewing my Recipe Box, and discovered that somehow this Strawberry Banana Salad recipe had been left out. What a shame! It is delightful, and one of our Easter favorites and therefore warrants reposting! I didn't want any of you to miss out on this one.  This salad, is always on my Grandmother's Easter table. In fact, in my…

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