Sides & Vegetables

Pesto and Cheese Stuffed Zucchini

April 7, 2014
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Easy to make and full of great flavor, these pesto and cheese stuffed zucchini are a great side dish or even a vegetarian meal!  It is finally, finally, finally starting to look and feel like spring around here in Michigan and I could not possibly be happier about it. We even went to the zoo […]

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How to Roast Radishes {and why you should!}

March 23, 2014
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Learn how to roast radishes (it’s easy!) and you’ll come back to them constantly as a new go-to side dish that everyone will love. Even those who don’t love radishes! Carrying on with the roasted vegetable obsession, I bring you roasted radishes. I know, you’re falling into one of three camps right now: 1) I […]

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Savory Corn Cakes {The New Southwest giveaway}

March 17, 2014
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These savory corn cakes are easy to make and will be a perfect side to any southwest meal. We even ate them for breakfast! It’s giveaway central here lately! Make sure to enter to win a copy of Surprise-Inside Cakes as well as an iPad Air! Today, I’m excited to tell you about another friend’s […]

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50+ Kale Recipes

January 18, 2014
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Over 50 kale recipes to use of the stash you have hiding in your fridge. Don’t avoid it. Embrace it. It doesn’t have to be kale chips every single time. Try these kale recipes and learn to really love all the different sides of kale.  Kale — we can debate if it is a power […]

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How to Roast Beets

January 6, 2014
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Roast a few beets (it is so easy!) and have endless possibilities for salads and more! Or just eat them plain. Once you know how to roast beets, you’ll be making it a weekly thing! Okay — I hope you like roasting vegetables as much as I do, because yeah….I’m probably going to write a […]

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Butternut Squash Mash with Smoked Paprika

November 22, 2013
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Smoked paprika makes this butternut squash recipe a real stand-out. Perfect for your Thanksgiving table or as a healthy side dish any day of the week.  I’ve always loved butternut squash. Despite my disdain for peeling it, it remains one of my favorite vegetables. And once my mom told me “your vegetable peeler is horrible,” […]

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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Green Apples and Cranberries {Thanksgiving Potluck + Giveaway}

November 18, 2013
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With only 15 minutes of hands-on time, this refreshing Brussels sprouts salad will make the perfect Thanksgiving side dish.  Sitting down for Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorite things to do. Surrounded by amazing food and people you love. What could be better? Unfortunately, Thanksgiving may be a time of great stress for some […]

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25 Sweet Potato Recipes

November 9, 2013
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The sweet potato doesn’t have to be covered in marshmallows on your Thanksgiving table. Try one of these 25 great sweet potato recipes. Great for any day of the year! Sweet potatoes. Full of orange goodness. Did you know they are insanely versatile? Don’t let sweet potatoes be corralled to only Thanksgiving Day, blanketed under […]

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Maple Mustard Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Shallots

November 1, 2013
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These maple mustard roasted sweet potatoes and shallots are sure to be the star of any dinner and are a cinch to make. I hope you guys aren’t sick of roasted vegetables yet, because I could keep them coming at you all fall and winter long. There is not much better than putting in a […]

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How to Roast Cauliflower

October 25, 2013
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Roasting cauliflower is an easy, delicious and healthy way to enjoy the vegetable. Find out how to roast cauliflower using this easy recipe. I took Wednesday off posting and now it seems like I haven’t posted for 2 years. I was so, so, so tired that my body was telling me to go to sleep […]

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