Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

5 Minute Shreddedd Brussels Sprouts

These simple Shredded Brussels Sprouts are ready from pan to plate in only 5 minutes! Sooo...maybe I spoke too soon about the weather.  It is only 43 degrees right now!  Brrrrr...   It was pretty chilly last night too, and the weather made me want to make some warmer, heartier dishes, and when looking through… Continue reading 5 Minute Shreddedd Brussels Sprouts

20 Minute Meals, Poultry, Recipes, Vegetables

30 Minute Zucchini Noodles with Pesto Marinated Chicken and Roasted Tomatoes

Spiralized zucchini with sweet roasted tomatoes and pesto marinated chicken breast ready in about 30 minutes. I remember about 4 years ago now, having Supper Club with some of our friends and I had recently purchased a juilenne peeler and I thought it was the coolest thing in the world!  When it was our turn… Continue reading 30 Minute Zucchini Noodles with Pesto Marinated Chicken and Roasted Tomatoes

Basics, Grilling, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

Simple Summer Sides – Grilled Corn On The Cob

There is nothing quite like Grilled Corn On The Cob!  It reminds me of the state fair and that big 'ol vat of butter that they dip it in!  Delic!  Although you can't dip your whole ear of corn in a tub of melted butter (or maybe you can?), you can get that same grilled… Continue reading Simple Summer Sides – Grilled Corn On The Cob

herb and garlic grilled zucchini
20 Minute Meals, Grilling, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

This Simple Grilled Zucchini Makes An Excellent Summer Side Dish

Sometimes the simplest things are the best, and Grilled Zucchini doesn't get any simpler!  With only THREE ingredients, this recipe is perfect every time and accompanies any and all summer grilling perfectly! Zucchini without a doubt is my absolute favorite vegetable.  I could (and almost do) eat it every day, and since it's so versatile,… Continue reading This Simple Grilled Zucchini Makes An Excellent Summer Side Dish

Homemade Creamed Corn
20 Minute Meals, Basics, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can! Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

This quick and easy Homemade Creamed Corn recipe will make you permanently ditch the can. It only has 6 ingredients and is ready in about 25 minutes - just the amount of time it takes you to cook dinner! I always LOVED creamed corn as a kid, but as I grew up, I found myself moving further… Continue reading This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can! Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

mashed sweet potatoes
20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

A Simple Side Dish With Hidden Veggies! Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Carrots Recipe

I love sneaking in more veggies to my meals. These mashed sweet potatoes do just that.  By boiling a couple carrots with your sweet potatoes, you can add another serving of veggies and no one will even know they are there! Sweet Potatoes are special to me.  When I volunteered with the Food Bank of… Continue reading A Simple Side Dish With Hidden Veggies! Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Carrots Recipe

snow peas with bacon
20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Pork, Recipes, Vegetables

Who Knew Eating Vegetables Could Be So Delicious? Easy Snow Peas with Bacon Recipe

Bacon makes everything more delicious.  Simply cook some bacon, add the snow peas, and you have a simple side that everyone will love. Since I've been able to eat pork again, I've been on a bacon kick.  I always loved bacon, and now I eat it in mass quantities.  Snow peas are very sweet, and… Continue reading Who Knew Eating Vegetables Could Be So Delicious? Easy Snow Peas with Bacon Recipe

winter fruit salad
20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

Take Advantage Of Winter Fruit and Make This Easy Winter Fruit Salad

Winter fruit is the best!  Combine apples, grapes, clementines and kiwi together with a squeeze of lemon and have a dish that everyone will be coming back for. Living in Colorado, there isn't a lot of choices for fresh produce in the winter, without spending a fortune on it, so I took advantage of all of… Continue reading Take Advantage Of Winter Fruit and Make This Easy Winter Fruit Salad

Mexican Street Corn
20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

A One Pot Side Dish To Accompany Your Favorite Mexican Inspired Meals – Easy Mexican Street Corn Recipe

A creamy, spicy, cheesy bowl of deliciousness.  What's not to love about Mexican Street Corn? Traditionally, Mexican Street Corn also called Elotes, is served on the cob covered in a creamy chili sauce with some cheese and lime juice.  Mexican Street Corn is messy, but it's totally worth it. Since it's not corn on the… Continue reading A One Pot Side Dish To Accompany Your Favorite Mexican Inspired Meals – Easy Mexican Street Corn Recipe

grandmas bruschetta recipe christmas appetizer
20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Christmas, Holidays, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

An Easy Last Minute Christmas Appetizer – Grandma’s Bruschetta Recipe

Grandma's Bruschetta Recipe always reminds me of Christmas!  The red tomatoes, green basil and mint and then the white from the garlic and onions just screams Christmas.  There is something so special about family recipes - especially around the holidays and this fresh and easy bruschetta recipe that you can whip up in about 10… Continue reading An Easy Last Minute Christmas Appetizer – Grandma’s Bruschetta Recipe