Category: Side Dishes

Fresh Herb and Vegetable Couscous Salad

Fresh Herb and Vegetable Couscous Salad

Fresh Herb and Vegetable Couscous Salad. Couscous tossed with fresh herbs, vegetables, and feta cheese, and finished with a balsamic dressing. Light and deliciously flavorful!  I adore the taste of most cold pasta salads. They’re filling, they tend to have a great variety of flavors, […]

Homemade Skillet Naan

Homemade Skillet Naan

Homemade Skillet Naan. Irresistibly soft, delicious homemade naan. Quick and easy to make. It fills your house with a decadent smell and fills your belly with pure happiness. Sometimes I can’t find Naan at my grocery store. I’m not sure if it’s because they don’t […]

Skillet Mexican Street Corn

Skillet Mexican Street Corn

Skillet Mexican Street Corn. Corn roasted in a skillet, tossed in a creamy, spicy lime sauce, and topped with goat cheese and onions. The best way ever to eat corn. My husband and I try to get out for a date at least once a […]

Roasted Summer Squash Soup

Roasted Summer Squash Soup

Roasted Summer Squash Soup. Yellow, summer squash roasted with cinnamon then mixed with coconut milk and spices, topped with coconut and sunflower seeds. Move over butternut squash soup, yellow squash can make a tasty soup too! Our garden has not been so successful this year. […]

Zucchini Hush Puppies with Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Zucchini Hush Puppies with Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Zucchini Hush Puppies with Wasabi Dipping Sauce. Hush puppies made with zucchini, fried to a perfect crisp, and dipped in a wasabi sauce. Vegetables have never tasted so good.  Today is day 4 of zucchini week on the blog, and it is a good one […]

Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Honey Lime Vinaigrette. Quick and easy to make. Tastes fresh, delicious, and amazing. It’ll change your attitude on store bought salad dressing. I hated salad dressing until I was about 22 years old. I loved salad, hated dressing. There was no health conscious thing going […]

North Carolina Sourdough Bread

North Carolina Sourdough Bread

North Carolina Sourdough Bread. Soft, amazing bread that is perfect as an appetizer, side dish, or for sandwiches. Fills your home with the warm aroma of delicious, homemade bread! I love homemade sourdough bread. Growing up we had it around our house frequently, especially for […]

Skillet Cornbread

Skillet Cornbread

Skillet Cornbread. Quick, easy, delicious cornbread make in a skillet. A perfect side dish for almost any meal. My family has a cookbook, and in it there are about five different recipes for various ways to make cornbread. I great up in the south … […]

Fresh Herb Mac and Cheese

Fresh Herb Mac and Cheese

Fresh Herb Mac and Cheese. Creamy mac and cheese filled with broccoli and ground chicken sausage, and topped with a Panko breadcrumb and fresh herb topping. Kids and adults both will love this stuff. My three year old son loves mac and cheese. I suppose […]

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice. This rice couldn’t be easier to make, and it takes your homemade rice to the next level. It’s like having a Chipotle in your kitchen. Back in the days when I used to go out to eat, the days before my kids […]

Restaurant Style Blender Salsa

Restaurant Style Blender Salsa

Restaurant Style Blender Salsa. This salsa couldn’t be easier or quicker to make, and will rival even the best of restaurant salsas.   This past weekend my husband and I invited some friends over to grill. We imagined a nice, sunny evening of children running […]

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits. These buttermilk biscuits are buttery, flaky, and all around delicious. They’re perfect for breakfast sandwiches, with jam & honey, as a side for spaghetti, or just an afternoon snack. I grew up in the south, so I take my biscuits seriously. I firmly […]


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