Take broccoli from boring to BOO-YAH!

I can’t take credit for this one, and I wouldn’t even try....more

Simple Grilled Veggies

Simple Grilled VeggiesSimple Grilled Veggies is one of those dishes that is quick, easy and certainly fits the saying that sometimes "simple is best".  Crunchy, grilled and seasoned to perfection, it's a dish that goes with any meat, fish or seafood....more

bacon and egg potato salad

There’s still a few weeks left of summer....more

Greek Pasta Salad with Zesty Vinaigrette

This. This is it. This is the pasta salad you'll want bring to your next cookout. You'll be the talk of the town and the same question will be on everyones mind…"Can I get the recipe?" Okay, that may be a little dramatic, but if there was ever a pasta salad that called for drama, you're looking at it....more

Grilled Watermelon Salad

You probably just read that title and thought "What?", has she lost her ever freakin' mind!  Nope, I really mean grilled as in BBQ'd watermelon.  I know, I know it sounds weird.  I had heard someone mention this years ago and thought who would want to do that.  That's weird.  It is and it's not.  You are only grilling for a few moments on each side.  Just enough to heat the outside and give it some grill marks.  However, it is the spice that is on the outside that gets a bit infused inside the melon when you do this....more

An Easy and Cheesy Side Dish

Asparagus and Parmesan CheeseI don't like eating the same things over and over. I truly use recipes I find and pin on Pinterest as inspiration in my kitchen. I found this recipe and was excited to try it. I'm shooting for different but I'm also aiming at healthier recipes as well....more

Sweet and Sour Braised Red Cabbage

Whether hot served with some seasonal game meat or cold with meats and cheeses, An essential recipe to get you through those Winter nights.Preparation Time: 10 minutesCooking Time: 2 Hours...more

Easy Green Beans

Green beans are a favorite side dish of mine for every holiday, season, and event.  It is a food that always makes an appearance in some form whether it is in a casserole, is steamed, or mixed with a vinaigrette.  This recipe is simple and easy, uses ingredients that I often already have in my fridge, and because it takes about 25 minutes to cook down on the stove, I can walk away and tend to other things while the green beans soak in some amazing flavor....more