Vegetables

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

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 […]

Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli!  Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli! Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

Broccoli is the vegetable of choice at our house.  Anthony absolutely LOVES broccoli and asks for it every time I ask him what veggie he wants with dinner.  Not only is broccoli loaded with nutrition, this simple recipe will make skeptics believers.  This Parmesan Roasted […]

A 15-Minute Kid-Friendly Side Dish To Add To Any Meal!  Quick and Easy Parmesan Roasted Asparagus Recipe

A 15-Minute Kid-Friendly Side Dish To Add To Any Meal! Quick and Easy Parmesan Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Asparagus is one of our favorite vegetables – especially the really skinny ones!  It’s tender, flavorful and when roasted in butter and garlic, then topped with parmesan cheese, no one will be able to resist this simple side dish! Anthony’s favorite vegetable is broccoli.  We have […]

You Can’t Go Wrong With This Easy 5-Minute Wilted Spinach Recipe

You Can’t Go Wrong With This Easy 5-Minute Wilted Spinach Recipe

If you’re looking for a quick and easy side dish to finish up a meal, this 5 Minute wilted spinach is the perfect recipe for you!  With just a touch of butter and garlic, you can have a delicious and healthy vegetable side dish to […]

A Simple Thanksgiving Appetizer That Can You Can Make Ahead Of Time – Mini Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

A Simple Thanksgiving Appetizer That Can You Can Make Ahead Of Time – Mini Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Yesterday, I shared something new for me at Mom’s Bistro, and shared a simple sewing tutorial for DIY Can Koozies in preparation for Christmas, but not until I wrote and shared that post did it hit me that we always seem to have a Thanksgiving […]

Save Space In The Oven This Thanksgiving With This Simple Stovetop Butter and Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Save Space In The Oven This Thanksgiving With This Simple Stovetop Butter and Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

These are so sweet, tender and quick to make you’ll find yourself making them at least once a week with dinner!  Ready in only 30 minutes these carrots will not only save you space in your oven on Thanksgiving Day, but they will save your […]

Make Your Guests Mouths Water This Thanksgiving With This Classic Thanksgiving Side Dish – Easy Homemade Green Bean Casserole Recipe with Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Make Your Guests Mouths Water This Thanksgiving With This Classic Thanksgiving Side Dish – Easy Homemade Green Bean Casserole Recipe with Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Green Bean Casserole is the classic Thanksgiving side dish.  Before I even got the chance to take a picture of the inside of this green bean casserole, the entire thing was gone!  I love green bean casserole, and what makes this recipe so much better […]

Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Mashed Potatoes and Turkey with Gravy together at Thanksgiving go together like peanut butter and jelly.  These pictures really do not do these mashed potatoes justice – I was rushed at dinner time, and didn’t have a chance to get any good pics, but I […]

Turn Skeptics Into Believers With This Thanksgiving With This Easy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Turn Skeptics Into Believers With This Thanksgiving With This Easy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Not only is this recipe easy to make and ready in about 30 minutes, it’ll turn any brussels sprouts hater into a brussels sprouts in lover in one simple bite! If you want to make these brussels sprouts ahead of time so that on Thanksgiving […]

60-Minute Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Dinner Idea:  Quick and Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

60-Minute Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Dinner Idea: Quick and Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

I originally posted this recipe in 2013, and since then have cooked it probably about 100 times.  The original post wasn’t too pretty, so I added some new photos, and updated the recipe just a little. This recipe alone is the reason I am not […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with This Quick and Fresh Pico De Gallo Recipe PLUS 6 Other Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with This Quick and Fresh Pico De Gallo Recipe PLUS 6 Other Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

One of my favorite things about living in Colorado is all of the fresh, delicious Mexican food we have around!  One of my favorite condiments on any Mexican dish is pico de gallo – I love the freshness of the tomatoes and cilantro with the […]