Potatoes, Grains & More

Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Cauliflower Rice is a fantastic, simple recipe to keep in your fridge or freezer for an easy, healthy, gluten-free side dish. My boys weren’t always fans of cauliflower on it’s own, but they can’t get enough Cauliflower Rice!  I love that it takes about 10 minutes […]

Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Two simple ingredients turn everyday Mashed Potatoes into something special.  I absolutely LOVE mashed potatoes, and Herbed Mashed Potatoes are turning into my favorite way to eat them. I don’t know what it is about it, but by simply adding chives and parsley, my mashed […]

Try Something New For Dinner – Easy Cheesy Potato Gratin

Try Something New For Dinner – Easy Cheesy Potato Gratin

Potato Gratin will rock your holiday table this year. I think I promised this recipe last month, and to be honest, since Anthony started school, I’ve been a little behind on well, everything.  But I have finally got my groove back, and better late than […]

How To Make Homemade Potato Chips

How To Make Homemade Potato Chips

Homemade Potato Chips are so incredibly easy to make, you’ll find yourself frying some up next time you are craving chips! I’m pretty sure my family needs to take out stock in a chip company – maybe Uncle Shmo (hint…hint…) can help us out!  But, seriously, […]

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Fall Vegetables

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Fall Vegetables

I absolutely LOVE the fall!  Everything about it; sweaters, boots, pumpkin spice lattes, brussels sprouts, squash…. you name it! I’m sure by now, if you’ve been following Mom’s Bistro, you know how much I love easy dinners, and this is one of my fall favorites. […]

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes

The thing I love so much about Twice Baked Potatoes is how easy they are to make! I mean it, they really are easy, just bake a potato, scoop out the guts, mix it with some cheese, stuff the skin, top it with some cheese and […]

No Fuss Foil Pack Potatoes

No Fuss Foil Pack Potatoes

No fuss and no clean up – my kinda dinner! These easy Foil Pack Potatoes are ready to go on the grill (or in the oven) in about 5 minutes and they make a fantastic side dish to any summer meal! Foil Pack Potatoes remind […]

Easy Homemade Honey Nut Granola Makes A Great Breakfast Or Snack!

Easy Homemade Honey Nut Granola Makes A Great Breakfast Or Snack!

Celebrate National Granola Day with Honey Nut Granola! Granola is one of the easiest recipes you can make.  This Honey Nut Granola only has 7 ingredients and makes for a healthy breakfast or snack. Making your own granola is a great way to save money. […]

A Simple Side Dish Everyone Will Love – Easy Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

A Simple Side Dish Everyone Will Love – Easy Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

Crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside.  These Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes are absolutely delicious, and make a great addition to any meal. Roasted potatoes were a staple in our home growing up.  I always loved the butteriness of the […]

Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Pierogies have always been one of my favorite dinners.  Especially when they are cooked with sweet caramelized onions and bacon like in this easy 30 minute recipe. I wish that I had a good story about these pierogies, like they came from my great grandma […]

Get Ready For Thanksgiving With This Easy Make Ahead Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Get Ready For Thanksgiving With This Easy Make Ahead Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

It’s savory, sweet, warm and a little bit crunchy – one of the stand out dishes at Thanksgiving, stuffing really is the ultimate comfort food.  Whether you refer to it as stuffing or dressing, it’s delicious!  This Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing is full of flavor […]

A Halloween Recipe Guaranteed To Impress Your Kids – Hot Dog Spiders In Dirt with Homemade CrockPot BBQ Baked Beans Recipe | Homemade Beaners and Wieners

A Halloween Recipe Guaranteed To Impress Your Kids – Hot Dog Spiders In Dirt with Homemade CrockPot BBQ Baked Beans Recipe | Homemade Beaners and Wieners

Who doesn’t love beaners and wieners?  It’s a kid-friendly recipe sure to impress any night of the week.  This recipe for Homemade CrockPot BBQ Baked Beans uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry and some dried navy beans.  These beans cook all day […]

A New Side Dish Perfect For Almost Any Meal – Quick and Easy Creamy Parmesan Polenta Recipe

A New Side Dish Perfect For Almost Any Meal – Quick and Easy Creamy Parmesan Polenta Recipe

Creamy Parmesan Polenta makes the perfect side dish to any meal.  The recipe is so simple, I really just follow the recipe on the bag of Polenta, and in 20 minutes, I have a creamy, cheesy side dish that makes the perfect addition to any […]

Crispy Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Crispy Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

This simple, easy recipe for Sweet Potato Fries is similar to how we make our Oven Roasted French Fries, but with the addition of a couple spices and a little brown sugar make these slightly healthier fries you new go-to side dish! Sweet Potato Fries […]

The Secret to Perfect Crispy On The Outside, Fluffy On The Inside French Fries! Crispy Oven Baked French Fries Recipe

The Secret to Perfect Crispy On The Outside, Fluffy On The Inside French Fries! Crispy Oven Baked French Fries Recipe

With a crispy outside, and soft-fluffy inside, these Crispy French Fries are oven-baked, and not fried – so you can feel good about eating them! French Fries are my favorite food.  As a kid, we would have French Fries with dinner at least 3 times […]

Just In Time For Football Season – Buffalo Chicken Strips with Homemade Buffalo Sauce

Just In Time For Football Season – Buffalo Chicken Strips with Homemade Buffalo Sauce

You can serve these Buffalo Chicken Strips as an appetizer, or on a salad, in a wrap or sandwich.  They are loaded with a buttery buffalo sauce, and are the perfect dinner for tonight, the start of football season!   Growing up in Canada, so […]