Category: Side Dishes

Sweet Pepper Poppers

Sweet Pepper Poppers

Mini sweet peppers filled with a chive onion cream cheese, then wrapped in bacon. Cooked in an oven, air fryer, or smoker, these Sweet Pepper Poppers are a perfect appetizer, side or snack! Keto Diets I believe I mentioned in a previous post that my […]

Best Blender Salsa

Best Blender Salsa

Fresh and fire roasted tomatoes blended together with onion, jalapeno, and plenty of spice. This Best Blender Salsa recipe comes together in about five minutes and can rival the best of restaurant salsas! Recipe Beginnings When I first started SugarSpicesLife, I posted Restaurant Style Blender […]

Mexican Street Style Cauliflower

Mexican Street Style Cauliflower

Cripsy, roasted cauliflower coated in a flavorful, creamy sauce, then tossed with crumbled Queso, green onions, and cilantro. This Mexican Street Style Cauliflower is an easy and delicious side or appetizer! Life Updates In my last post, which feels like it was about a zillion […]

Asparagus Croissants

Asparagus Croissants

Asparagus with melted Gouda cheese and sage wrapped up in a croissant, baked until perfectly golden, and then drizzled with honey. These Asparagus Croissants are a unique and delicious side dish or appetizer that will have everyone asking for seconds. Side Dishes Growing up, my […]

Quick Loaded Waffle Fries

Quick Loaded Waffle Fries

This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #mccainquickcookpotatoes McCain® Quick Cook Waffle Cut Fries topped with chicken, beans, salsa, and lots of melty cheese. These Quick Loaded Waffle Fries are quick to make so you can enjoy […]

Sweet Maple Cornbread

Sweet Maple Cornbread

Soft, moist cornbread sweetened with maple syrup and honey. This Sweet Maple Cornbread is a unique and tasty twist on traditional favorite! Cornbread I am a big fan of cornbread and am always looking for a new twist. A friend of my husband works at […]

Air Fried Onion Rings

Air Fried Onion Rings

Onions dipped in buttermilk, coated in a flavorful breading, and air fried to a perfect crisp. These Air Fried Onion Rings are ideal for an appetizer, side dish or snack! New Air Fryer For the last two years I’ve primarily air fried in a toaster […]

Southern Sweet Potato Casserole

Southern Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potatoes baked into a delicious casserole with a sugary, pecan topping. This Southern Sweet Potato Casserole is the perfect fall and winter side dish! Thanksgiving Sides Up until high school, I was anti-sweet potato casserole. I don’t think I ever tried it, but I […]

Air Fried Green Beans

Air Fried Green Beans

Green beans tossed with olive oil and delicious spices, then air fried to be perfectly crispy. These Air Fried Green Beans are an easy, delicious vegetable dish! Kids and Vegetables I have a tough time getting my kids, ages 3 and 5, to eat vegetables. […]

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

This Pico de Gallo is easy and quick to make, packed with the taste of lime, and full of fresh flavor! Salsa My family loves salsa. And I actually like for my children to eat salsa, because it feels like a really sneaky way to […]

Tempura Vegetables with Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Tempura Vegetables with Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Fresh vegetables dipped in a tempura batter, then fried to a perfect crisp. These Tempura Vegetables are best served with a wasabi dipping sauce, making an addictively tasty dish. Frying I’ll be honest here, I don’t actually like to fry food. It’s kinda messy, and […]

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Rice browned to have a nutty flavor, then simmered with vegetables and spices. This Spanish Rice is an easy to make, full of flavor side dish! Dinner Themes If you’ve read many of my posts you know that my husband and I love to go […]


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