Broccoli and Rice Casserole

        Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  And yes, I know that Thanksgiving was yesterday, but who says you can’t celebrate an extra day?  Especially when good food is involved...

Cinnamon Baked Pears

I’ve made cinnamon apples lots and lots of times.  They make a great side dish, especially during the months of fall.  This was my first time to make cinnamon pears, and I gotta say, I think I ...

Broccoli Salad

Last night we had a little dinner party at our house.  I served Skinny Lasagna Alfredo and this broccoli salad.  I’ve had many different types of broccoli salad, but I gotta say, this one is my...

Skillet Corn Salad

I’ve mentioned on the blog before that side dishes, for me, are usually an afterthought.  I spend lots of time planning meals and browsing recipes for main dishes.  But when it comes to the sid...

Crash Hot Potatoes

    Do you love baked potatoes?  Me too.  Don’t you hate that they have to bake for like an hour?  Me too.  Don’t you wish that there was a solution?  There is! These made an ex...

Honey Dijon Salmon

Hello everyone!  So, if you saw my last post, you know that I just got back from a mission trip in Africa!  It was truly incredible, and we saw God move in amazing ways.  I know that I will never be ...

Southern Fancy Green Beans

To be honest, I don’t really love vegetables.  There are some that I really like (peas, green beans, broccoli, and corn), and these are the ones that you can see gracing the plate in a fabulous...

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

    This dish is the perfect treat that’s both sweet and salty and is characterized as both a dessert and a side dish: Strawberry Pretzel Salad. I remember the first time I ever had t...

Gnocchi Mac n Cheese

When I first saw this recipe on The Cutting Edge of Ordinary, I thought “Gnocchi?  What is that?  How do you pronounce it?” So since this is NORMAL Cooking, I know that gnocchi probably i...