Herb Butter Baked Potato

Herb Butter Baked Potatoes

Jazz up your ordinary baked potato with fresh herbs and garlic!  This recipe can easily be made ahead making it a great side dish for summertime cooking. Truth be told I don’t make potatoes often enough.  I’m not sure why because I actually love potatoes.  I grew up eating potatoes practically everyday.  That German and Irish […]

The Art of Making Salad

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Truth be told I love salad, and more than anything I appreciate a well put together salad.  But honestly I do not love to make salad.  I don’t know why.  It’s really not that hard.  Maybe it’s because my favorite sort of salads tend to be a bit more complex.  Layered.  Full bodied.  No I’m not […]

Protein Packed Tuna Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Protein Packed Tuna Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

It’s March and Spring Break is one month away.  You know what that means?!  I am going to have to don my bathing suit, and shorts.  No more hiding under big sweaters, scarves, and my long down parka.  Ugh!   I started on January 1 logging everything I eat into the My Fitness Pal app, […]

Cheesy Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole

Cheesy Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole

This side dish is full of surprises under the crunchy almond and cracker topping is a casserole full of textures and flavors that will find you going back for seconds and hoping there are leftovers for tomorrow! I love a good old fashioned mushroom soup laden side dish just as much as the next guy […]

Meal Plan Monday – Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving sides ~ Cranberry Relish

Thanksgiving is officially right around the corner.  T10 days and counting till Turkey Day!!  Can I get a Woot Woot?!  I honestly start looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner as soon as the leftovers are gone which is like Friday night around here.  We always say “why don’t we have roast turkey dinner at other times […]

German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad

So I may or may not have told you that my dad moved in next door to us.  So now I have in laws on one side….the south side , and my father on the north side.  We’re the Mason Dixon Line.   Not that north, south, or Mason Dixon mean anything; we’re not like […]

Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

I love Salsa Verde with chips for a snack or to serve it as an appetizer. Salsa Verde is also amazing served along side any meat, or on burgers and hotdogs as a fresh zippy condiment! Salsa verde is made with tomatillos, which are a staple in Mexican cooking. The tomatillo is also known as […]

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

I bet you have all the ingredients on hand to make this tasty Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad; chicken, pasta, peppers, onion, and a simple dressing are all you need to make it today!  This salad packs easily into a cooler for a picnic or a trip to the beach.  It can be eaten for lunch […]

Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing is the quintessential west Michigan summer salad.  Everyone has their own version, slightly different, mostly the same, always delicious! Growing up it was always a treat to take a drive to Rockford, a quaint little town northeast of where I grew up, and eat at Arnies restaurant and bakery […]

Tzatziki

Tzatziki Dip

This yogurt-based sauce is refreshing and full of flavor! It’s perfect for using as a dip with pita bread and vegetables, or as a sauce with grilled meats.  Tzatziki is fresh and light and it pairs well with grilled meats, it’s perfect as a spread for wraps, and equally as amazing as a dip with vegetables […]

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