Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf Recipe No more boring rice. This rice pilaf made with butter, stock, onion, and herbs is delicious and makes for a perfect side dish!  Rice pilaf makes for the perfect side dish and if you’ve never had it then you have to try out this recipe. Unlike boring plain rice, it has tons of flavor and is actually very simple to make! Rice is an excellent dish to pair with some of your other favorite meals because you can never go wrong. I really enjoy pairing it with different meat such as chicken, pork, and beef because it …

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad  Ready for a BLT pasta salad?! When it comes to the new year, I’m always brainstorming new ways to incorporate salads into my weekly meal plans. My family loves to have salad on the side of each meal and this one has become a new favorite! I envision this salad with a yummy BBQ meal or even as the main course! When you add pasta (bowtie is my fave!) to any salad, it definitely makes it more filling! Plus, if you’re not into the pasta addition – it is extremely easy to remove or substitute! BLT, Bacon …

Sesame Chicken Salad

Sesame Chicken Salad Sesame chicken salad with coleslaw, chicken, cilantro, green onions, almonds, carrots, avocado, and Mandarin oranges. Topped with a simple sesame dressings makes for one delicious salad.  I cannot wait for this sesame chicken salad! I have always been a huge fan of this type of salad. My husband works from home so a few times a week I whip up salads for us two to eat while the kids are gone at school. My husband loves this recipe just as much too! Here are some of our favorite salads that we like to eat.  Interested in the …

Loaded Bacon Green Beans

Loaded Bacon Green Beans Recipe Is there anything better than bacon green beans?! Let’s change up the way we do green beans this holiday season. Who is with me? That is why I crafted up this Loaded Green Beans recipe! It is essentially just green beans with shallots, apple cider, and bacon! Yes, I said BACON! This is how I made it.  Side dishes are my all time favorite! So much so that I have a whole category of my site dedicated to sides! Ultimate List of Side Dishes My Favorite Green Bean Casserole Creamed Corn Ingredients:  2 quarts water …

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe Want to make a super simple cheesy potatoes recipe? Some may call them funeral potatoes but honestly whatever you call them is great! I promise these are super easy and delicious!  Ever wonder why these cheesy potatoes are so popular and known as funeral potatoes? People often make this casserole to bring to family gathering or potlucks because you can never go wrong with making them! They have a sense of comfort to them and are absolutely delicious. Not to mention they are super easy to make and don’t take a lot of ingredients to throw together. …

Cornbread Stuffing

Cornbread Stuffing If you like sweet cornbread this is your recipe!  Cornbread stuffing is a Thanksgiving tradition for us! It is a perfect pairing for our turkey and mashed potatoes. Ever feel like you are always running out of time on Thanksgiving? The best thing about it is that it is quick and easy! Check out my other favorite thanksgiving recipes here: Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Cream Corn Glazed Carrots Knotted Rolls If you don’t know what cornbread stuffing is then you are definitely in for a treat! I highly recommend taking your stuffing to the next level with …

Green Bean Casserole 

Green Bean Casserole  A Thanksgiving must is green bean casserole!  Here are a few of my other must haves for Thanksgiving! Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Cream Corn Glazed Carrots Knotted Rolls This casserole is absolutely delicious and the perfect combination of ingredients! Casserole do not have to be difficult to make and this one doesn’t even require a ton of ingredients. Not only is it perfect for Thanksgiving but I will make this at all times throughout the year. Try it out for yourself and I promise everyone will love it!   How to Make Green Bean Casserole  Ingredients …

The Ultimate List of Sides

The Ultimate List of Sides Every great meal has to have delicious sides to complement it! This is a list of amazing side dishes to make at your next family dinner. Side dishes are my absolute favorite thing to add to my meals. They make all of the yummy flavors from the dish pop and bring everything together. Sometimes I end up enjoying a bunch of different sides better than the main course! You can never go wrong with knowing how to make a variety of foods and these are always a good option to bring over to a potluck. …

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Brussel Sprouts Roasting Vegetables is a great way to serve cooked vegetables while still keeping them healthy and nutritious. Roasted Brussel sprouts can be prepped in less than 5 minutes, which makes them a perfect easy side dish. My kids love brussel sprouts especially when I serve them with Southern fried pork chops, lemon curd salmon, or grilled bbq chicken. Don’t think you like Brussel sprouts? My husband said no to Brussel sprouts for years. Which meant that my kids also said no to Brussel sprouts for years. Then I tried roasting them and my kids and husband was …

Breakfast Potatoes

Breakfast Potatoes Crispy on the outside, soft in the center breakfast potatoes. Aren’t those kind of potatoes the best kind if breakfast potatoes? This recipe will have you making breakfast potatoes even on weekdays and not just on special occasions. Crispy Breakfast potatoes are perfect along side this breakfast casserole, avocado toast, biscuits and gravy or in these breakfast burritos. The test of a good breakfast place is their breakfast potatoes! Good potatoes can make or break a breakfast in my opinion. I have the perfect, easy, simple breakfast potato recipe that I have been dying to share with you …