side dishes

  1. Meatless Monday Crock Pot Refried Beans

    Meatless Monday Crock Pot Refried Beans

    I am still on the campaign for Meatless options and great tasting sides.  This week, someone shared a web-site 100 days of real food. WOW, this was a great look into this movement of what real food looks like.  This...

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  2. Meatless Monday - Asparagus Three Ways

    Meatless Monday - Asparagus Three Ways

    Simple Beginnings It is spring and there is no other vegetable that announces the season as Asparagus.  This week I will share three of my favorite ways to enjoy this treat.  I met a new Shaved Salad last weekend...

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  3. Retro Recipes - Cold Broccoli Salads

    Retro Recipes - Cold Broccoli Salads

    The Lead Ingredient Somehow this Holiday has brought out many food memories and requests for recipe of yesteryear.  This cold Broccoli Salad has been a favorite over the years and is especially a great side when the winter vegetable...

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  4. Meatless Monday - The Transformation of the Tomato

    Meatless Monday - The Transformation of the Tomato

    Bowl of Tomatoes - The start of the transformation I love this part of the late summer which produces the sun ripened tomatoes that are always offered from the neighborhood gardens.   This week I had a plenty of small...

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  5. Meatless Monday - Hatch Chile Casserole

    Meatless Monday - Hatch Chile Casserole

    Hatch Chile Casserole In this quest for healthy, I am always looking for new recipes with  layers  of flavor.  One of my favorite Chef’s in the one and only Nancy Waldeck introduced me to Hatch Chilies and yet another...

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  6. Meatless Monday's Southwest Coleslaw as the Star

    Meatless Monday's Southwest Coleslaw as the Star

    Start with the Basics As we celebrate the final days of summer, there is always a reason for grilling.  In my quest for healthier alternatives I am always looking to create salads as my main meal.  When you make...

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  7. Meatless Monday's - Three Grain Salad

    Meatless Monday's - Three Grain Salad

    Colorful Vegetables = Healthiest choices On this journey to better health, I have learned to pay attention to the many colors of foods.  We eat with our eyes first and taking the time to make the presentation count really...

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  8. Meatless Monday's --The Richness of Greens

    Meatless Monday's --The Richness of Greens

    We can start with kale On this journey to healthy, I am omitting sugars and fats from my diet. But, these two recipes are too incredible to keep to myself. One is from a Decatur, Georgia BBQ House that...

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  9. Secret Flavors of Roasting Potatoes

    Secret Flavors of Roasting Potatoes

    The Simple Yukon Gold Potato This weekend was a series of BBQ’s and picnics.  One of the staples at each event was the potato.   One table hosted simple roasted potatoes using dried Hidden Valley Ranch as the coating for...

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  10. Bold Tex Mex Side Dishes

    Bold Tex Mex Side Dishes

    Tex-Mex defined In my quest for healthy we have been re-introduced to the flavors of Tex-Mex.  There is something about the simple preparation, with bold flavors and the many spices along with the creative use of vegetables that makes...

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