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

60 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, One-Dish Meals, Pasta, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetarian & Vegan

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 sit at the computer for extender periods of time to… Continue reading Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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

brie and onion tarts
20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Game Day Food, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetarian & Vegan

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, but I can never seem to find the words, or… Continue reading Upgrade Your Appetizers This Super Bowl Sunday With Simple Baked Brie and Caramelized Onion Tarts

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

spaghetti with garlic and oil
20 Minute Meals, Basics, Budget Meals, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Pasta, Recipes, Sunday Suppers, Vegetarian & Vegan

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, with Grandma's Sunday Gravy, but today is something a little… Continue reading A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love! 5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

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