Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

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I’m seriously obsessed with this Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower! This simple side dish is so easy to make with virtually no clean-up! Not only is this a delicious vegetable side dish, but it can also double as a vegetarian chicken nugget! Winning! One of my favorite easy side dishes to make during the week are my Parmesan Roasted Potatoes. I am not kidding when I say that I make them at least 3 times a month. And that’s saying a lot for {Read More}

No Boil Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

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This No Boil Candied Sweet Potato Casserole is such an easy Thanksgiving side dish recipe, that you’ll want to make it any time of the year! Sweet potatoes are just pure awesomeness. I especially love my Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole and these savory Roasted Sweet potatoes with Carrots…but what always steals my heart, is the brown sugar and butter drenched, marshmallow topped, super tender sweet potato casserole. Now before you go chasing me with broomsticks and pitchforks, this whole {Read More}

Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole

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When you’re short on space in the oven don’t forget about your trusty slow cooker! This Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole recipe is creamy, delicious and a definite crowd pleaser! I know Halloween is tomorrow, but I’m already thinking about Thanksgiving. It’s my first Thanksgiving back in the States after two years in Canada. The last two years I prepared the whole feast on my own and served WAY too much food to my family of 6. I couldn’t resist. It {Read More}

Family Style White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

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Nothing brings families together like a comforting pot of this homemade, Family Style White Cheddar Mac and Cheese! Did you know that June is National Dairy Month? I’ve been working with Arizona Milk Producers (for nearly three years now) to inspire you with loads of delicious dairy-infused recipes. But what I really love about Arizona Milk Producers is their ongoing commitment to make milk a nutritious part of everyone’s diet. This year they’ve teamed up with Shamrock Farms and the Arizona {Read More}

Bacon-Wrapped Pork and Beans

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Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Pork and Beans is a quick and easy recipe that is ready to enjoy in just 30 minutes!  I can’t tell you how much our family loves this recipe. We’ve made it multiple times in the past week alone! It’s scorching hot outside, so this quick grilled dinner is exactly what I was looking for when I was searching Better Homes and Gardens website for a new recipe to make. The last thing I want to do is turn my {Read More}

Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

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If you’re looking for a quick and easy vegetable side dish, then you’re going to love this 15 minute Parmesan Roasted Asparagus! I took my favorite Parmesan Roasted Potatoes and switched out the spuds for some gorgeous green spears. The best part was that it was such a simple side dish, it was ready in less than 15 minutes! And I may or may not have devoured the entire tray all by myself… Ok, not the whole tray… just 80% of it. I {Read More}

Antipasto Zoodle Salad

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I’ve officially been struck by the phenomenon of zucchini noodles. I purchased myself a simple vegetable spiralizer (nothing huge, just a small hand tool that can fit in my kitchen drawer), and now all I want to do is turn every vegetable into noodles. I made this quick and delicious Antipasto Zoodle Salad which is full of vegetables, a little cheese, and loads of flavor! One of my favorite salads in an Antipasto salad. Usually I like to make it {Read More}

Cilantro Lime Rice

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One thing you will always find in our house is rice. I usually buy one of those large 25 pound bags of rice at a time and we go through it pretty quickly. Whether it’s my Mexican Rice, rice served with my Orange Cauliflower or Sweet Fire Shrimp Bowls, we just can’t get enough of it. Lately I’ve been obsessed with this restaurant in my new home town called Cafe Rio. They have an amazing assortment of Mexican dishes, but they {Read More}

The Best Black Beans

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Can we talk about black beans for a moment? We all need a good black bean recipe up our sleeve and this right here is The Best Black Beans recipe you’ve ever tasted! … well, not literally “up your sleeve,” that would be kind of messy and gross.  They’re simple to make… hello can o’ black beans!  They taste phenomenal with just a touch of spice and garlic. The best part is that they’re ready to enjoy in just about {Read More}

Loaded Garlic Mashed Potato Casserole

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Get ready to take your mashed potatoes to the next level with this Loaded Garlic Mashed Potato Casserole! I love mashed potatoes, and this year I’ve really kicked my mashed potatoes up a notch by adding a garlicky crunchy topping to them! No gravy needed here folks, these creamy loaded mashed potatoes can stand on their own! These taters boast a half of a pound of bacon, diced green onions, loads of silky, creamy goodness thanks to the butter, cream, sour cream and {Read More}