vegetables

Corn Maque Choux

Corn Maque Choux is a traditional Louisiana dish made with corn, bell peppers, onions and cajun spices. Milk or cream is added, making the dish similar to a creamed corn.  How in the world have I not shared Corn Maque Choux with you yet? I’ve been making this recipe for […]

Old Bay Corn Pie

Old Bay Corn Pie is the perfect summer side dish, made with fresh corn on the cob, melted cheese and Old Bay seasoning.  Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclosure Page for more information.  You can’t be from Maryland and not love Old Bay seasoning. That’s just the way […]

Lighter Green Bean Casserole

It’s the end of Holiday Side Dish week for me! I hope you’ve enjoyed the recipes I’ve shared with you this week and that you’ve checked out what the other bloggers have made and that we’ve helped you add some great dishes to your Thanksgiving menu. I saw an article […]

Make-Ahead Old Fashioned Celery and Onion Stuffing

Welcome to Holiday Side Dish Week!  I’m joining up with some other bloggers this week to share a bunch of side dish recipes perfect for the holidays. We will be posting on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday this week so make sure you come back all four days to enjoy […]

Bacon and Onion Green Beans

Hey there! For the first time in I don’t even know how long, I didn’t make a recipe for the Improv Cooking Challenge last month. I’ve had a million different things going on and making a recipe in time completely slipped my mind. Which isn’t great when you’re the one […]

Lemon Rosemary Lentil Soup

The Improv Cooking Challenge is still going strong! We have an entire year of combinations dedicated to share with you! The theme for January is lemon and rosemary. I was a little bit worried as to whether I could find a recipe that meets the strict requirements of the new […]

FMD Chicken and Vegetable Soup

I quickly found that Phase 2 is the hardest phase on the Fast Metabolism Diet. I don’t really mind not being able to have grains or fruits other than lemon and lime, but taking away carrots, zucchini and tomatoes really makes this phase a challenge for me. This soup kind […]

Corn and Bacon Guacamole

Are you a guacamole fan? After spending years never being brave enough to try it, I finally did and now I’m completely hooked! In case you missed my intro post, let me fill you in on what the #GuacSquad12 is. Camilla of Culinary Adventures with Camilla (I’m sure you remember […]

Asparagus and Gruyere Tart

I’ve had this recipe saved to make for I don’t even know how long. Tom is not a big fan of asparagus so I rarely get to try out new recipes with asparagus as the star unless it’s a holiday, we’re having people over, or something I can make for […]

Broccoli Bacon Salad

I’ve always loved salad. Even as a kid, I was thrilled to have a big old pile of lettuce with carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers and ranch dressing. As I got older, I began to branch out and add additional things to my salad and change up the type of dressing I […]