Black Rice Side Dish with Corn and Tomatoes

Black rice with corn kernels, dice grape tomatoes and fresh cilantro served as a side dish in a white bowl

Black rice with corn, tomatoes and cilantro is a delicious side dish.  This side dish recipe is great for entertaining or any time of the week.  It’s an easy recipe that’s full of flavor and healthy ingredients. Black Rice Side Dish with Corn and Tomatoes This black rice side dish is a new family favorite.  It’s bursting with flavor because … Read More

Marinated Chicken Recipe for the Grill

Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs served with tricolored rotini pasta salad and sweet corn.

This Marinated Chicken Recipe is absolutely amazing.  It’s easy, marinates quickly and is delicious.  This chicken combo is perfect on the grill for every night dining or summer entertaining and for picnic packing. Marinated Chicken Recipe for the Grill Whether you are picnicking trackside or in the backyard, this marinated chicken recipe is certain to be a hit with friends … Read More

Mint Watermelon Salad

All of the ingredients set out on bright green cutting board prepared to make a fresh watermelon Salad with sliced watermelon, honey, vanilla extract, lime and fresh mint.

Mint Watermelon Salad is easy and refreshing.  This summer salad recipe is perfect for entertaining.  Mint Watermelon salad makes the perfect summer snack. Mint Watermelon Salad Don’t you just love watermelon season?  Watermelon is so light and juicy and refreshing on hot summer days. It’s obviously delicious all on it’s own or in a fruit salad, but add a few key … Read More

Homemade Cauliflower Nuggets

Cauliflower Nuggets arranged on a green plate alongside a small bowl of dipping sauce.

Homemade Cauliflower Nuggets are absolutely scrumptious!  They taste GREAT and can be served as a snack, appetizer or side dish.  They are kid-tested and kid-approved. Homemade Cauliflower Nuggets Have you been wanting to try homemade cauliflower nuggets?  Check out this easy to make, I mean bake, recipe that the entire family will love!  We actually like these crispy bites served … Read More

How to Roast Vegetables in the Shape of a Turkey

How to Roast Vegetables in the Shape of a Turkey

Are you ready to learn How to Roast Vegetables in the form of a turkey?  If the answer is yes, you have landed on the right page.  Roasted vegetables are the bomb!  They are the perfect tasty side dish because they burst with flavor once they’re finished roasting if seasoned correctly.  I have discovered that roasting vegetables can actually make … 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

Thanksgiving Dinner made Easy with these Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Vegetables Recipe

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

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

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