Oven Roasted Broccoli Side Dish

Roasted Broccoli on a shite serving dish with a white cream cheese sauce drizzled on top

Oven roasted broccoli is easy to make.  You can pop it in the oven while you prep other food.  It’s a delicious way to serve veggies for gatherings and entertaining. Oven Roasted Broccoli Side Dish I used to steam my broccoli until I ate oven roasted broccoli; I rarely steam any more.  Steaming this cruciferous vegetable can be delicious, don’t get me … 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

Warm Apple Pear Sauce

Warm Apple-Pear Sauce by Jodie Fitz  2 apples 2 pears 1 tsp Price Chopper Cinnamon 3 tablespoons Price Chopper light olive oil 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons agave syrup, light ½ tsp Price Chopper vanilla extract  Peel, core and dice both the apples and the pears.  Set the fruits aside.  In a sautéing pan or shallow frying pan, warm the … Read More

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

Make Ahead Cranberry Orange Sauce for Easy Entertaining

Make Ahead Cranberry Orange Sauce Recipe

I have and admission to make.  I am not a gravy girl.  I actually enjoy eating different toppings on my turkey and one of my favorites is my Cranberry Orange Sauce recipe.  YUM! I make my Cranberry Orange Sauce with honey.  The combination of honey, cinnamon and vanilla cooked together with cranberries and oranges make it sweet and tangy all … Read More

Kids can Tell an Edible Story at the Thanksgiving Table

  The calendar has turned once again and the busier than busy season has begun to arrive.  If your house is like mine, then the holidays add just that small amount of extra chaos that makes the regular chaos appear normal once the holidays have come and gone.  It can be a challenge with a house full of children and … Read More

Festive Couscous

Do you like couscous?  I do.  But, I have to tell you that my husband really isn’t a big couscous fan.  Sometimes my inventive food spirit that strives to be creative in getting my kids to eat certain foods is directed just as much at my husband.  Festive couscous (as I’ve dubbed it) has won over his heart and stomach. … Read More