Vegetarian & Vegan

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Bow-Ba Fett Pasta! Or, commonly known as Pasta Primavera. I’m serving up this recipe from my May Menu on May 4th, which is Star Wars Day. May The 4th Be With You. Pasta Primavera is the perfect spring recipe. Last weekend, a huge snow storm […]

20 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

20 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice couldn’t be easier, and takes almost no time to make!  So, if you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner, this recipe is for you!  Best of all, it’s super healthy! I’ve been on a huge cauliflower kick lately, and wanted to try […]

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites will make the perfect, healthy appetizer! Buffalo Wings are almost essential to a Super Bowl spread, but aren’t very healthy.  They are usually fried and then smothered in butter and hot sauce.  Not […]

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 […]

20 Minute Spiralized and Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots | #FoolproofThanksgiving

20 Minute Spiralized and Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots | #FoolproofThanksgiving

We are gearing up for Thanksgiving in our house, and these Spiralized Carrots were a huge hit with a fun twist on a classic – Honey Roasted Carrots. Now, I know that this isn’t the prettiest picture, but boy oh boy are they delicious!  I’m […]

5 Minute Shreddedd Brussels Sprouts

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 […]

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This is honestly the creamiest Macaroni and Cheese you’ll ever have! It’s been a week or so a couple weeks (eeey) since I last shared a recipe.  This summer has been absolutely insane, and on top of it all, I hurt myself, and wasn’t able to […]

Simple Summer Sides – Grilled Corn On The Cob

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 […]

This Simple Grilled Zucchini Makes An Excellent Summer Side Dish

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 […]

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

Upgrade Your Appetizers This Super Bowl Sunday With Simple Baked Brie and Caramelized Onion Tarts

Upgrade Your Appetizers This Super Bowl Sunday With Simple Baked Brie and Caramelized Onion Tarts

Baked pastry cups filled with caramelized onions and brie.  A delicious combination is perfect for game day or as an appetizer at fancy dinner! I’m not quite sure why I haven’t posted this Baked Brie and Caramelized Onion recipe before.  I have tried many of times, […]

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

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 […]

A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love!  5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love! 5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

Spaghetti Aglio Olio, or Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil is a classic Italian dish encompassing the fresh flavors of parsley with fruity olive oil and roasted garlic and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Usually when I talk spaghetti, I mean traditional Spaghetti and Meatballs, […]

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

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 […]

Start Your Year Off Right With Black Eyed Peas – Black Eyed Pea and Corn Salsa

Start Your Year Off Right With Black Eyed Peas – Black Eyed Pea and Corn Salsa

Happy New Year!  2016 is going to be a great year full of budget friendly meal plans and delicious kid approved recipes.  Like I mentioned yesterday, tradition says that black eyed peas are good luck when eaten on the first day of the New Year. […]