Browsing Category : Side Dishes

Garden-Fresh Spaghetti Salad: Spaghetti, zucchini, cucumber, red and green bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, red onion, Italian dressing and Parmesan cheese.

Garden-Fresh Spaghetti Salad

Sponsored post written by me on behalf of DaVinci Pasta. The opinions and text are all mine. Garden Fresh Spaghetti Salad features authentic Italian spaghetti and lots of fresh vegetables topped with tangy Italian dressing and zesty Parmesan cheese. We love this Garden-Fresh Spaghetti Salad! The crunchy veggies combined with the delicious pasta, tangy dressing and zesty cheese make it…

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Broccoli Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing combines fresh broccoli, bell pepper, carrots, craisins, yogurt, lemon juice and pepper to make an easy side dish.

Broccoli Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BaronessPatches #CollectiveBias Broccoli Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing is an easy and delicious side salad. Life is busy and many nights mealtime is hurried. Broccoli Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing paired with Red Baron® Classic Crust Pizza helps me rock our dinner routine, leaving us…

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Roasted Hearts of Palm and Artichoke combines hearts of palm and artichoke with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper. An easy vegan side dish.

Roasted Hearts of Palm and Artichoke

This post is sponsored by Reese Specialty Foods but the opinions expressed here are my own. Roasted Hearts of Palm and Artichoke is a delicious and healthy vegan side dish that is bursting with flavor! We are always looking for new and healthy side dishes that are easy to prepare. I am so happy with the way this Roasted Hearts…

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Italian Roasted Broccoli features broccoli tossed in Italian dressing, roasted to perfection and then topped with Parmesan cheese crumbles. So simple!

Italian Roasted Broccoli

Italian Roasted Broccoli features broccoli tossed in Italian dressing, roasted to perfection and then topped with Parmesan cheese crumbles. So simple and delicious! I am so excited to announce that my 16 year old daughter will now eat broccoli! She has never liked it, but now she will eat it every way I make it (so far). Even this Italian…

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Honey Glazed Baby Carrots combine carrots, butter, and honey to make a delicious and healthy 3 ingredients vegetarian side dish the kids will love.

Honey Glazed Baby Carrots

Carrots, creamy butter and sweet honey are all you need to make these delicious and healthy Honey Glazed Baby Carrots. A vegetable side dish even the kids will love! These Honey Glazed Baby Carrots couldn’t be any easier! We basically love just about every vegetable at our house. I mean, they are so versatile and good for us. We make them…

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Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Brussels Sprouts combine Brussels sprouts, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and water to make a healthy and easy side dish.

Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Brussels Sprouts

Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Brussels Sprouts: a healthy and quick side dish! This is another one of those super simple dishes that I love so much to make. So, my kids won’t touch Brussels sprouts with a ten foot pole, but they are one of Lee’s favorite vegetables (really!). So these Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Brussels Sprouts make him and me…

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Italian Style Salad: Romaine mix, butter, and baby red lettuces, radicchio, Roma tomatoes, red onion, pepperoncini, Parmesan cheese, and croutons.

Italian Style Salad

Italian Style Salad features Romaine salad mix, Roma tomatoes, red onion, pepperoncini, Parmesan cheese, and croutons. It is so simple and so flavorful! I really like salad, and we usually just eat an iceberg blend. But every now and again I like to mix ip up a bit. If I really want to dress up the salad I am serving as an…

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes feature thinly slice layered potatoes topped with a cheesy béchamel sauce made of milk, butter, flour, onion, and cheese.

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes: Layers of thinly sliced potatoes with a creamy, gooey, cheesy sauce poured over them and then they are baked to perfection. So delicious! You may be thinking, another potato recipe?! Yep. I just love ’em. Throw in some cheese and I am in love. These Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are one of my favorites. Oh, who am I…

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Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans combine string beans, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and water to make a healthy, tasty, quick, and easy side dish.

Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans

Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans is an easy, healthy, and tasty side dish! My favorite side dishes to make are like this Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans. This dish only requires a few ingredients, is inexpensive, is healthy, and is quick and easy. I love it when that happens! These green beans differ from the canned type…

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Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad features red and green apple, kiwi, strawberry, pineapple, and mandarin oranges topped with a honey lemon dressing. Healthy!

Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad

Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad is easy, healthy, and delicious! We love eating fruit all winter long, and this Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad is one of our favorite ways to eat it. This fruit salad also stores well, so we can prepare it and have it ready in the fridge whenever we want a sweet, yet healthy snack. I call it…

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Spaghetti Squash & Apples

Roasted Spaghetti Squash & Apples makes a healthy dessert or side dish! This Spaghetti Squash & Apples recipe is so easy and only requires 6 ingredients. It makes a great side dish and an even better healthy dessert. Apple, brown sugar, and cinnamon give it just the right amount of sweetness. We really love dessert at our house. When we…

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes are flavored with honey, cinnamon, butter, milk, and salt. Just 6 ingredients. Great for Thanksgiving or any night of the week!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes are healthful and tasty! This recipe for Mashed Sweet Potatoes is super easy, and steaming them keeps their nutritional value. I just love potatoes of all kinds, sweet potatoes included. We used to only eat sweet potatoes over the holidays. When we started eating healthier I began making them to replace regular potatoes some of the time.…

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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes only require 5 ingredients; butter, brown sugar, milk, mini marshmallows, and of course, sweet potatoes. Traditional and delicious!

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes #SundaySupper

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes are perfect any time of the year! These Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes only require 5 ingredients, that’s it! We love the taste of sweet potatoes and this version is simple and delicious. One of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes is sweet potatoes with butter, brown sugar, and miniature marshmallows on top. I have never used a recipe,…

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Macaroni & Cheese Salad combines elbow macaroni, cheese cubes, celery, red onion, Dijon mustard, mayo, sour cream, salt, pepper, and sugar.

Macaroni & Cheese Salad

Macaroni & Cheese Salad is a great side dish for lunch or dinner. This Macaroni & Cheese Salad is really easy to make! It is great with a lot of different main dishes and even sandwiches. This would also be good to take to a potluck or family gathering. I usually make it as a side dish to go with…

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Easy Parmesan Roasted Green Beans are coated with a mixture of olive oil, bread crumbs, cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Simple and delicious!

Parmesan Roasted Green Beans

Parmesan Roasted Green Beans are simple and delicious! This recipe for Parmesan Roasted Green Beans is a great way to “dress up” plain ol’ green beans. I like them cooked until they almost look burnt. They become so tender. This kind of green bean looks so fancy, as opposed to the canned variety. Not that I don’t eat the canned…

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Ina Garten’s Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Ina Garten’s Baked Sweet Potato Fries are easy, fast, and flavorful! These sweet potato fries are super simple and quick. Two of my favorite things! The brown sugar adds to their sweetness, while the salt and pepper give them a savory flavor. Baking these at a high temperature helps them to brown, leaving the delicious carmelization. The brown sugar also aids…

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This Orange Sticky Rice makes a great side to any main dish. Orange juice, chicken broth, and onion dress up plain rice in this delicious side dish.

Orange Sticky Rice

This Orange Sticky Rice is cirtus-y, sticky and delicious! It is a great side dish to go with chicken or fish. I did a little research and learned that some sticky rice is made by using glutinous or sushi rice, and some recipes are made with regular ol’ long grain rice. This recipe is made with long grain rice, and…

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These Fried Potatoes are tender and fluffy on the inside, crisp and flavorful on the outside. Easy and worth the time it takes to make them.

Fried Potatoes

Another great “tater” recipe from my kitchen to yours! These Fried Potatoes are totally worth the time it takes to cook them. And, like most of my recipes, simple. Adding a little onion and garlic powder as well as salt and pepper give them great flavor. Control how these Fried Potatoes turn out by adjusting the time that they cook. Cook them…

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Homemade Macaroni & Cheese is a great alternative to the boxed kind. Much better for you, it is cheesy, creamy and delicious. Classic comfort food!

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Making Homemade Macaroni & Cheese is easy! Homemade Macaroni & Cheese is actually pretty simple. Monterrey Jack cheese and paprika make this version a little different than what you might be used to. It is easier than you think to make this yummy comfort food. While the boxed variety of this dish is good if you are short on time, or…

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Want a light potato salad recipe? This version combines red potatoes and onions, sweet pickles, celery, plain yogurt, mayo, and a little Dijon mustard.

Light Potato Salad

My recipe for Light Potato Salad combines creamy red potatoes with sweet red onion, crunchy sweet pickles, crisp celery, light mayo, plain yogurt to make it lighter, and a little Dijon mustard to give it a little zip. It is so delicious! I love potatoes in any way, and I chose to use mayo with olive oil and nonfat yogurt…

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Potato Wedges are seasoned, drizzled with olive oil and then baked to perfection. They are easy to prepare and go great with beef, chicken, pork, or fish.

Potato Wedges

These Potato Wedges are crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, with just the right amount of spices to give them great flavor. I am a meat and potatoes kinda girl and so I prepare potatoes in just about every way possible. When I was a young cook we ate them mashed probably two or three nights a week.…

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This Creamed Peas recipe will have your kids begging for peas. Canned peas, butter, milk, and sugar transform canned peas into a dish everyone will love.

Creamed Peas

These Creamed Peas are not the peas you refused to eat as a kid. No, these are creamy and sweet and delicious! Getting my kids to eat their peas was very easy once I started making them this way. Gone were the days of them whining and saying, “I don’t like peas”. I have even had people that normally don’t like…

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All you need are Brussels sprouts, apples, olive oil, salt and pepper to make this quick, easy and delicious recipe for Burnt Brussels Sprouts and Apples.

Burnt Brussels Sprouts & Apples

This recipe for Burnt Brussels Sprouts & Apples is very flavorful. Roasting the Brussels sprouts until they are “burnt” gives them a depth of flavor that can only be accomplished by cooking them until they are very, very brown. The apples give them a nice contrasting sweetness. Not all of them burn, just the smaller pieces and the leaves that…

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