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Instant Pot “Baked” Potatoes

Has it been one of those days that got away from you, and dinnertime has arrived with nary an idea for what to make? Have no fear! Instant Pot “baked” potatoes are here! They cook up in 20-30 minutes depending on size, and they’re ready to enjoy with your favorite toppings. I myself really enjoy Read more

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easy holiday side dishes, mashed potatoes, roasted garlic baby potatoes, baked acorn squash, sweet potato bread

Hosting a holiday dinner got you stressed? The main dish is usually easy to decide – ham, beef roast, or turkey. But the holiday dinner side dishes may be a little trickier. Maybe you are lucky enough to have family recipes passed from generation to generation, but if you don’t and need some inspiration try Read more

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Roasted Garlic Parmesan Baby Potatoes

roasted baby potatoes on a baking sheet

I’m always on the hunt for a good side dish, because while I’m pretty good at coming up with delicious main dishes, I get a little boring with my sides. I honestly tend to just throw some steamed veggies on the plate and call it good. So when I whipped up these roasted garlic Parmesan Read more

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Buttery Garlic Mashed Potatoes

bowl of mashed potatoes topped with dried parsley

It’s the time of year for all things comfort food, and what is more comforting than a steaming pile of buttery garlic mashed potatoes? Well, if you’re one of my kids, then apparently lots of things. #saywhat? Seriously…I have no idea how I did it, but I’ve managed to raise two small humans who don’t Read more

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Healthy Strawberry Jam – Only 3 Ingredients

What sounds more amazing than homemade strawberry jam? Maybe homemade strawberry jam that only takes 3 ingredients and 20 minutes? How about strawberry jam that is free of refined sugar and preservatives? Or strawberry jam that is loaded with antioxidants and high in fiber and protein? Yeah…I’d like me some of that! Our household has Read more

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Bowl of pineapple salsa with fresh pineapple, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime served with chips

It would seem that life has divided people into two distinct categories. Those who will put pineapple on almost anything, and those who will not. I used to belong to the latter. Pretty much felt that pineapple should only be eaten a la carte. But ya’ll, this pineapple salsa is something else! It’s both sweet Read more

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Okay ya’ll. I have a confession. I might be a little obsessed with French fries. Like, they may not be the healthiest snack or side out there, but they are just so crave-able, dip-able, and delicious! Not to mention there are so many different ways to serve them up! So can we just talk about Read more

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Homemade spanish rice with a blend of flavorful seasonings, corn, tomatoes, diced green chiles and black beans. Serve with your favorite Mexican dishes

Whenever I get a hankering for a good enchilada or chicken taquitos, one of my go-to side dishes is Spanish rice. It’s one of the typical sides you eat at an authentic Mexican restaurant, and it’s incredibly delicious. One of my friends had tried about a million different recipes for homemade Spanish rice, and didn’t Read more

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About 10 years ago now, I was introduced to naan bread by a co-worker, and I wondered where this sweet goodness had been all my life. There is just something about munching away on a fresh, warm piece of homemade naan bread that cannot be beat. There are so many unconventional ways to use it Read more

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