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Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce

Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce

Most often I share entrée recipes with you here on my blog, but today I wanted to share a really fantastic side dish with you that I recently discovered on Cooking Light. The dish is called “Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce,” and, naturally, it contains a bit of sherry. If you have not cooked … Continue reading

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

In the summer, I can’t get enough salad recipes. Not that one really needs a formal recipe to throw a salad together. Which is kind of the beauty of a salad – combining all the ingredients one has on hand, placing them atop a bed of lettuce, and calling it a meal! Well, I’m much … Continue reading

Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing

Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing

Cobb Salads. Mmm. Now, I realize Cobb Salads are nothing new or novel.  I have little to offer in terms of changing it up. But, I think a good Cobb Salad needs few improvements or modern twists. Here I have just a couple tips for making your next Cobb salad a little better, and some … Continue reading

Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad

This past spring, I attended the launch of the Ann Arbor Dishcrawl event and one of the dishes that really made an impression on me was the Salade Niçoise at Café Felix: Niçoise Salad is a French salad that is basically a big tasting plate of healthy, delicious goodness, including tuna, tomatoes, olives, potatoes, hard … Continue reading

Patty Melts and Crispy Rosemary Oven Fries

Patty Melts and Crispy Rosemary Oven Fries

Every once in a while, maybe once a month or so, I cook something that is so delicious that it makes me declare, “I would serve this at my restaurant.” Now, I definitely do not own a restaurant, nor have plans to open one. But, I probably should own a restaurant, because I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

Dilled Potato Salad with Feta

Dilled Potato Salad with Feta

Hey guys! Today I wanted to share with you a recipe for one of my very favorite go-to summer side dish recipes. Anytime I want a no-fail, easy, fresh summer side dish, this Dilled Potato Salad with Feta is one of my favorite go-tos. And bonus: it can be made ahead of time, making it … Continue reading

Broccoli & Corn Scallop

Broccoli & Corn Scallop

I’m always looking for new easy and healthy side dish recipes. My standard go-tos are roasted brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, steamed asparagus or broccoli, and creamed spinach. For this recipe, I dressed up plain ol’ frozen broccoli and canned corn and made them into something special. Just a few easy ingredients – Meijer brand, for … Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Buffalo Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

For the last several months, I have read in multiple sources that research has shown that a calorie isn’t a calorie. Not all calories are created equal. I read several healthy cooking magazines, such as Cooking Light and Eating Well, and this has been a hot topic as of late. While I’m no registered dietitian, … Continue reading