Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Alfredo Pasta

Talk about comfort food… this pasta has it all! Rich, creamy alfredo sauce, tender chicken and savory mushrooms. You could also leave the chicken out for a vegetarian-friendly meal.  Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Alfredo Pasta Serves: 2 For Pasta: 1/2 lb. dried linguine (or pasta of your choice) 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked and…

Pickled Eggs with Beets

I love beets. I love beets so much. I could sit and eat them by the bowlful! And I love eggs, too. This puts the two together and is a classic at Eastertime, however I wouldn’t complain a bit if we started having these more often! ­čśő ´╗┐ Pickled Eggs with Beets Serves: 12 2-…

The Best Creamy Cole Slaw

This cole slaw is creamy and slightly sweet, similar to what you’d find at popular restaurants, it has become my family’s favorite. Everyone who tries it will surely want the recipe!

Honey Balsamic Roasted Cabbage Steaks´╗┐

A unique way to serve cabbage, these thick slices “steaks” with sweet honey balsamic glaze are a simple side that makes a great accompaniment to a variety of main courses. Roast some up today- they’re delish… especially along side my Braised Corned Beef Brisket. ´╗┐ Honey Balsamic Roasted Cabbage Steaks Serves: 4 1 head cabbage, cut…

Butter Roasted Carrots┬á´╗┐

A delicious and oh-so-easy side dish with only four ingredients, these butter roasted carrots are a quick compliment to almost any weeknight meal!  ´╗┐ Butter Roasted Carrots Serves: 4 2 c. carrots, cut diagonally into 2 inch pieces 1 tbsp. butter, melted 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 tsp. each salt & pepper Cooking spray Preheat…

Caprese Flatbread with Balsamic Reduction

Lighten up pizza night with this fresh caprese flatbread! Made with whole wheat naan bread and topped with freshly roasted grape tomatoes, creamy fresh mozzerella and topped with a sweet balsamic reduction and fresh basil, you won’t miss the calories of a traditional take-out pizza one bit! Caprese Flatbread with Balsamic Reduction Serves: 2 pizzas 2 pieces…

Grilled Lemon Herb Marinated Chicken Salad

I’ll admit it, I think salads are kind of boring. I have trouble eating one without getting tired of it. (Seriously!) So IF I am going to indulge, it has to be pretty tasty… and this lemon herb marinated chicken fits the bill. The marinade has fresh lemon, garlic, some basil and oregano… I promise…

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Green Beans & Mushrooms

This is such a flavorful side dish, much more interesting than just plain old green beans! Depending what else you are serving, you could easily roast everything on the same sheet pan making this into a one pan meal. ­čĹî Garlic Parmesan Roasted Green Beans & Mushrooms Serves: 4 1 lb. cremini mushrooms, sliced 1/2…

Baked Corn

One of my favorite side dishes for our holiday meals… baked corn. It’s rich, sweet, and delicious… and such a “fancy” way to serve this common veggie. Baked Corn Serves: 12-15´╗┐ 2 – 15 oz. cans creamed corn  1 Tbsp. butter 7 eggs 7 Tbsp. sugar 2/3 c. evaporated milk Preheat oven to 325 degrees. …

Truffled Green Beans

If you want to instantly elevate any dish, add truffles! They give a earthy deliciousness to otherwise plain green beans… a perfect side for any meal! Truffled Green Beans Serves: 4 1 lb. (16 oz.) fresh green beans 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. black truffle pate 6 Tbsp. grated parmesan cheese salt & pepper…

Butternut Squarsh & Spinach Lasagna 

I love butternut squarsh… yes, I meant to call it squaRsh! That’s how we say it around here… and by that I mean how I say it in my house! lol Anyways, I’m always looking for different ways to use it. So I tried this for the first time recently and it will certainly not…