Tender, melt-in-your-mouth Hasselback Sweet Potatoes smothered with Garlic Herb Butter look wonderfully gourmet for holidays and special occasions but are every day easy! Serve them with sour cream, goat cheese or melt Gouda in between the slices for extra decadence! Are you in love with sweet potatoes?! Even if you aren’t, I can guarantee you…
Irresistibly delicious, fresh and vibrant Winter Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Poppy Seed Vinaigrette is simple to whip together but can’t stop eating delicious! It makes the perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas side!
Wonderfully crisp tender Roasted Green Beans with Creamy Gruyere Sauce and Bacon are a fresh and easy, flavor exploding side dish perfect for dinner, entertaining and Thanksgiving! They will make you fall in love with green beans all over again and are ready in 15 minutes!
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Cranberries, Caramelized Pecans and Goat Cheese all drizzled with the most incredible CRANBERRY VINAIGRETTE belongs on your table this Thanksgiving and Christmas and all season long! You are probably going to want to volunteer to bring salad to Thanksgiving this year because this salad is make ahead, stress free perfection. I loved this salad so much it was gone within 24 hours – and I was the only one home.
Wonderfully crunchy, satisfying Cranberry Apple Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad is a perfect harmony of flavor and texture all doused in to-live-for bright and refreshing Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing! It is one of my favorite salads to come out of my kitchen! This Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad looks deceptively gourmet but is super simple to make and can be prepped ahead of time (except for the apples and pears), and unlike lettuce, the Brussels Sprouts keep exceptionally well for no hassle, stress free entertaining.
The best ever Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows AND buttery, brown sugar Pecan Topping! This Sweet Potato Casserole has been our favorite recipe ever since we tasted it almost a decade ago and you will love that you can assemble it the night before Thanksgiving or Christmas! No Thanksgiving table is complete without this comforting classic!
These aren’t your mama’s Brussels sprouts! These nutty, caramelized 15 Minute Brussels Sprouts sauteed with garlic, lemon and butter are one of my favorite sides ever and SO QUICK AND EASY! You will also LOVE the steaming trick for even cooking!
This Crunchy Asian Salad with Sriracha Peanut Dressing is so crazy good I was eating it for breakfast the next day! The combination of crisp, vibrant veggies with crunchy toasted peanuts and Top Ramen all doused in creamy, irrisistable Sriracha Peanut Dressing is absolutely addicting and destined to become one of your favorite Asian salads of all time. And bonus, it is a FABULOUS make ahead salad without anything to prep last minute and stores beautifully!
15 MINUTE fresh and bright Avocado Caprese Chicken Wraps are your favorite summer salad in easy, portable wrap form! These phenomenal wraps are loaded with pre-roasted balsamic chicken, juicy tomatoes, milky mozzarella, creamy avocadoes, crunchy romaine, fresh basil and crispy bacon all cocooned in a soft flatbread for the ultimate healthy, satisfying lunch/dinner or grab and go beach/picnic/road trip meal!
Outback Wedge Salad smothered in creamy, decadent Blue Cheese Ranch, crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes, crunchy corn, creamy avocado and drizzled with sweet and tangy Balsamic Reduction. Its a flavor/texture lovers dream and crazy easy to make! This Wedge Salad pairs beautifully with any meal or makes a showstopping appetizer.
First, I have to say thank you, thank you, thank you for all your warm, heartfelt, encouraging comments and emails on my last post. I don’t talk about my health a lot on my recipe posts, even though its a huge part of my life, so I can’t express how humbling it is to to feel so loved by such an incredible community of readers I’ve never physically met when I share something so personal. So thank you again for the internet hugs!
Flavorful, healthy, refreshing, texture packed Southwest Orzo Salad will actually have you craving salad! Its loaded with sweet mangoes, hearty black beans, fresh corn, crunchy peppers, creamy avocado, punchy red onions and cilantro all doused with the most incredible tangy sweet heat Chipotle Honey Lime Vinaigrette! This make-ahead Southwest Orzo Salad is an ideal side for any occasion (hello summer potlucks!) or add some chicken and make it dinner!
The BEST Caramelized Grilled Pineapple smothered with the moist irresistible buttery, tangy Brown Sugar Orange Chili Glaze! You will never want to eat pineapple any other way again and it only takes about 20 minutes start to finish! Serve this Grilled Pineapple as an easy appetizer, side or even dessert all summer long!
These insanely delicious homemade Fresh Shrimp Spring Rolls are a flavor and texture explosion in every addictive bite! They are packed with marinated veggies, juicy shrimp and rice vermicelli all dunked in out of this world Pineapple Hoisin Peanut Sauce. I’ve included all my tips and tricks and step by step photos (video coming soon) so you can be making these restaurant quality Shrimp Spring Rolls like a pro!
Roasted Parmesan Lemon Garlic Broccoli (or Broccolini) is bursting with flavor, caramelized edges and the quickest side dish to every meal all made in ONE PAN! Delicious enough for company but e veryday easy!
Easy, make ahead, Greek Pasta Salad with Sun-Dried Tomato Feta Pesto will be the BEST Greek pasta salad you ever make! The ideal stress free crowd pleasing side for all your holidays, potlucks and parties or a delicious grab and go lunch or snack!
Strawberry Melon Fruit Salad with Creamy Citrus Glaze will be your go-to spring/summer potluck side that will be gone in minutes! Its so cool and refreshing withe the BEST GLAZE and perfect combo of beloved melons, strawberries, bananas, apples and grapes!.
BEST EVER Creamy Company Mashed Potatoes infused with butter, heavy cream, sour cream, garlic, chives and Parmesan! I could eat these all day, every day just with a spoon. These incredibly velvety, flavorful mashed potatoes can be made ahead of time and stored in your slow cooker for an incredibly easy side worthy of any occasion – or just your spoon.
Apple Cranberry Bacon Candied Walnut Salad with Apple Poppy Seed Vinaigrette belongs on your table this Thanksgiving and all Autumn long! Do you say Autumn or Fall? I’ve always said Fall because that’s how I grew up. I think it must be a location thing. By saying “Autumn,” however, I somehow feel more sophisticated –…
Wonderfully flavorful, crisp tender Roasted Green Beans with Cremini Bacon Mushroom Sauce are easy enough for every day but delicious enough for special occasions (like Thanksgiving!)! If you are looking for an incredible alternative to green bean casserole, this is it!