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Herbed Green Beans

This is so simple you will wonder why you never thought of it before!  This simple recipe is sure to add a great dimension to your meal. You can easily change the herbs to match the main dish so you have a side dish that truly nods to the flavor and focal point of your meal.

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Ben’s Pie Crust

My brother came home from cross country practice one day with a recipe. Apparently his coaches wife made the teams pies and Ben asked her for the recipe! He simply threw all the ingredients together at once and mixed it together (not knowing the usual process of making a pie crust, this didn’t seem like […]

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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Hasn’t sister week been great??? 5 awesome recipes from 5 awesome ladies. To finish off sister week, my sister Amy is sharing her husbands recipe. These two are always putting together delicious food….ALWAYS! Every time we have eaten there I have always loved everything they’ve made for us. I’m so glad to live close to […]

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Bow Tie Pasta Chicken Salad

Bow tie pasta combined with spinach, cranberries, honey roasted peanuts, chicken, fresh parsley, and a homemade sweet teriyaki dressing…need I say more??? This salad is SO GOOD!  My mom makes this all the time when she is hosting us. First off, it makes a ton, so its great because it will either last throughout the weekend, or […]

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Fruit and Nut Trailmix

Every year my family takes a two week vacation “out west” to visit my husband’s family and friends in Utah.  And since we can’t afford to fly, we drive.  We usually break the 24 hour drive up into a couple days, the first being the longer of the two stretches on the road.  Yes, that […]

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Rice Pudding

Every Christmas growing up my mom made rice pudding. To be honest, as a kid I didn’t really like it. I would eat it every year though in honor of the tradition. When I eat it now, however, I wonder how I never liked it!!! It’s the most delicious, wonderful, creamy dish ever.

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Black Beans You’ll Want To Eat

I really do like black beans. I usually just buy a can, and they are always a great addition to many of my meals. I just haven’t ever thought of beans being rich and flavorful…until recently. I made the most beautiful and delicious bean discovery. Delicious to the point that my 6 year old has […]

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Butternut Squash Delight

If you haven’t caught on by now, I’ve got a lot of butternut squash around my house at the moment. I even found more in the trunk of my car that I hadn’t unloaded yet! Good thing it hasn’t been so hot that it got roasted or moldy! For this side dish I did the […]

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Stove Top Brussel Sprouts

I like brussel sprouts, I saute them on the stove top quite a bit…but they don’t quite do it for me. Every time I eat them it’s almost anti climactic. Which is sad. So the other day I came home the my husband Matt had cooked dinner. I gratefully partook. Then I tasted the brussel sprouts. […]

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Zucchini and Quinoa Toss

Just when I thought it was impossible to think of anything else to do with zucchini, quinoa came knocking on my door. I have used quinoa before with no problems (and lots of enjoyment) so combining the two as the season of zucchini approaches just seemed like a natural fit! This is a great dish […]

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