Sesame Ginger Glazed Green Beans

I developed these green beans specifically to go with my Slow Cooker Chinese 5 Spice Pulled Pork. But they’re so fast and easy to make, as well as incredibly flavorful, they make a great side dish to so many Asian inspired dishes, (like my Slow Cooker Honey Lime Teriyaki Chicken). And you don’t have to limit the sauce in this … Read More

Easy Breakfast Potatoes O’Brien

I never even knew about Potatoes O'Brien until I tried them at my mother-in-law's house. I was crazy about the flavors from the first bite. I've often made my breakfast potatoes with green onions added in. But there's just something extra good about the flavor the bell pepper adds. Traditionally there's both red and green bell peppers in these breakfast ... Read More

Easy Sautéed Lemon Herb Zucchini

We're continuing with the side dishes again this week with another easy, flavorful recipe! With the abundance of summer zucchini right around the corner, I'm already thinking of ways to use up what's coming. Every year, I over plant zucchini in the garden, but I haven't regretted it yet! We make a lot of zucchini noodles year round, but especially ... Read More

Balsamic Glazed Red Pepper Green Beans

I never noticed before, but there is a stunning lack of side dishes on this website. So I've been working on turning that around! I think the main reason is we make so many one pan/pot dinners, that side dishes don't happen all that often. But another fun way to make dinner time easier is to make a flavorful side ... Read More

Healthy Broccoli Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

This is my interpretation of the classic broccoli salad - but there's no mayonnaise in this version! Not that I have anything against mayo, (I love homemade mayo) but I've never cared for it as a salad dressing. However, I do like things creamy as a general rule, so I used avocado to make this deliciously creamy dressing. I've been ... Read More