Corn Salad with Lots of Veggies in the Mix is the Perfect Side

Corn Salad with Veggies and Homemade Dressing

This Corn Salad recipe with my homemade dressing is one of our favorite salads and side dishes! Not only does this recipe make the dinner table, it’s often a share at picnics and parties. And, the left-overs are often in the lunchbox with my crew = awesome dose of extra veggies. Corn Salad by Jodie Fitz Let the corn thaw … Read More

Summer Picnics Made Easy with Grilled Chicken & Orzo Salad

Grilled Chicken & Orzo Salad

  Whether you are picnicking trackside or in the backyard, this grilled chicken recipe is certain to be a hit with friends and family.  It’s delicious right off the grill or packed in a cooler. A friend actually shared this grilled chicken marinade recipe with me years ago & I have tweaked it throughout the years. It’s a big hit … Read More

Fresh and Healthy Salad with Fruit in the Mix

Fresh and Healthy Salad with Fruit in the Mix

Looking for a fresh, healthy salad to serve this summer?  Check out this mix!  It’s one of my favorites.  This healthy salad adds a ‘wowza’ to the table if you’re entertaining, but it’s deliciously good to eat any day of the week. If you’re looking to save on time, my pick for a dressing is a poppyseed.  However, if you’re … Read More

Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy with My Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy with My Cranberry Sauce Recipe

We’re making Thanksgiving Dinner a little easier here at the site & I am starting with my Sweet & Tangy Cranberry Sauce Recipe. I LOVE Thanksgiving & traditions, but a couple of years ago I found myself resenting how much time I spent in the kitchen the ‘day of’ & how little time I spent with my family and friends. … Read More

Mouthwatering Colorful Corn & Bean Veggie Salad Combo

I have been starting to share some of my favorite salad combos at the site!  I always make one H-U-G-E bowl of salad once a week for us to eat off of.  We eat it as a side dish (sometimes a main dish) and we L-O-V-E leftovers for lunches.  It’s really all about what’s in the mix & the layers … Read More

Side Dish Bites with Oven Roasted Broccoli

Oven Roasted Broccoli

Yummmmmmmmm… I love grilled veggies in the summer & oven roasted veggies during the colder temps. This week it was all about oven roasted broccoli and it was total delish on a dish! In fact, I L-O-V-E noshing on the leftovers. The kick of flavor comes in the red pepper flakes, so depending on your family’s taste buds, you can … Read More

Thanksgiving Dinner made Easy with these Roasted Potatoes

Serving an Easy Thanksgiving with Roasted Potatoes

We’re making Thanksgiving Dinner a little easier here at the site & I am starting with my side dishes, including my tri-colored, roasted potatoes. At each post, just in case you didn’t catch the one before, I’m sharing how a couple of years ago I found myself resenting how much time I spent in the kitchen the ‘day of’ & … Read More

Easy Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe perfect for a picnic

Quinoa Salad

This Quinoa Salad Recipe is perfect for a dinner side dish, to bring along on a picnic or to serve at an upcoming gathering. The black beans, golden tomatoes, cucumbers ,cilantro & combination of seasonings mixed with the quinoa is the perfect blend of flavors. Although I had already been taste testing this recipe, I brought it to our annual … Read More