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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

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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 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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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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Italian Herbs and Cheese Spaghetti Squash is delicious and easy to prepare. It makes the perfect side dish, but could also be served as the main course.

Italian Herbs and Cheese Spaghetti Squash

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Italian Herbs and Cheese Spaghetti Squash is delicious and easy to prepare. It makes the perfect side dish, but could also be served as the main course. We are always looking for new side dishes and I keep seeing recipes for spaghetti squash. So, I got on the internet to find a recipe I could adapt to fit our taste…

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Jalapeno Potato Poppers feature jalapenos, cream cheese, bacon and cheddar cheese stuffed into a mini potato. Like twice baked potatoes. Just 5 ingredients!

Jalapeno Potato Poppers #SundaySupper

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Jalapeno Potato Poppers have everything a jalapeno popper has, but in a potato! I love potatoes! They are yummy no matter how they are prepared. So when I was coming up with an idea for an appetizer for Sunday Supper I decided to to make Jalapeno Potato Poppers. It seemed like a good idea to put all of the ingredients…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Round out any meal with this side dish of fried red potatoes, sweet potatoes, and beets that is delicious and packed with vitamins and high in fiber.

Fried Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, & Beets

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This side dish of Fried Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, & Beets combines three root vegetables that I love! And really, what’s not to love? Frying the red potatoes and sweet potatoes give them a crispy outside and soft inside. The fiber and vitamins are certainly an added bonus. In this dish I was able to use the fresh sage that has been growing…

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Roasted Ranch Potatoes

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I absolutely love potatoes and I also love Ranch Dressing, so putting them together seemed like a win-win, and it was! This especially made sense because I am always trying to find new ways to make them, so we aren’t eating mashed potatoes every night. This recipe is delicious, quick and easy. They were even a hit with my picky…

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