Filed under Salads, Veggies, Fruits

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

Black Bean Salad & Tex-Mex Calzones

Black Bean Salad & Tex-Mex Calzones

I’ve a lovely pair of dinner recipes for you today, courtesy of my favorite healthy recipe source: Cooking Light! A side and an entrée, which pair together perfectly. Let’s start with the side. Alternatively this makes also makes a great meatless lunch (I can tell you from experience, as that is exactly what I made … Continue reading

Speedy Three-Bean Salad from OSG

Speedy Three-Bean Salad from OSG

Hey guys, how you doin’? Buckwheat’s doing well. Thriving, clearly. Keeping nice ‘n’ chunky as winter wears on. Gosh I love Ann Arbor squirrels. Mervin, well, Mervin’s has seen better days. He is a fighter. Me? Well, I’m doing quite well. Spent some time with the fam this weekend, and celebrated my dad’s birthday, which … Continue reading

Greek Chicken Bread Salad

Greek Chicken Bread Salad

I do love me a big ol’ salad for dinner. I’m not talking about a wimpy bowl of leaves. I’m talking about a giant heaping plate of goodness – grains and proteins and tons of veggies with homemade dressing. Mama Pea refers to them as “Hugh Jass” salads. Homemade croutons are a good start. Wicked … Continue reading

Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Today I have a veggie-filled recipe to share! We’re talking Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, red bell pepper, onion, and tomatoes. All in ONE highly nutritious dish. Most of those veggies were sautéed before adding sherry and tomato paste to the mixture. (Remember, I told you that sherry would come in handy!) Then, it’s time … Continue reading