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Cumin and Lime Coleslaw

Cumin and Lime Coleslaw

Cumin and lime coleslaw is a fresh and flavorful way to make coleslaw that doesn’t taste heavy and makes a great topping to tacos, rice bowls or on its own.  The addition of cilantro, lime and cumin make it a perfect fresh flavor to add 

Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Easy Thanksgiving side dishes is always a welcome idea when you are thinking about what to prepare for the big day. Thanksgiving is arguably the most difficult holiday to cook for because of all of the coordinating of the food and figuring out what gets 

Miso Rubbed Broccolini with Asian Dipping Sauce

Miso Rubbed Broccolini with Asian Dipping Sauce

Miso rubbed roasted broccolini is a very easy and very tasty way to roast broccolini. If you are stuck in a slump with different ways to prepare your vegetables, adding miso is definitely a great new idea to try! I think this is the best 

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Turmeric potatoes are my newest favorite obsession and once you try them they will be your too! These potatoes are so versatile and can be used for breakfast, lunch or for dinner as a side. I originally had planned this as part of a larger 

Best Cranberry Sauce with Sugared Cranberries

Best Cranberry Sauce with Sugared Cranberries

Cranberry sauce with sugared cranberries is my new favorite way to eat cranberry sauce and it will be yours too once you try it. In this recipe, the sugared cranberries add a pop of freshness to each bite of cranberry sauce, fixing the problem of 

Butter and Chive Smashed Potatoes

Butter and Chive Smashed Potatoes

Homemade butter and chive smashed potatoes is an easy and delicious recipe that everyone will enjoy. This potato recipe is perfect for everyday meals or for special occasions and holidays. Now everyone has their own way of making smashed potatoes or even multiple ways like 

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted acorn squash is a wonderfully delicate and delicious way to prepare this Autumn vegetable. Acorn squash is not overly sweet like some other squash varieties making it a wonderful side dish to go with many meals. There is not much you need to do 

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Sugared cranberries or frosted cranberries are one of the easiest recipes you can make. They make a great addition to so many things and they look really beautiful. The ingredients for these cranberries are very simple. To make sugared cranberries you will need: sugar fresh 

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato rubbed crostini is a really easy and very flavorful way to make a crostini. Crostini is a charred bread usually brushed with olive oil before charring or grilling and then topped with salt and sometimes topped with other flavors like this recipe 

Italian Basil Mayonnaise

Italian Basil Mayonnaise

Italian basil mayonnaise is a fresh basil and garlic mayonnaise that tastes great on everything. It is like an aioli without all the work. Italian basil mayonnaise is a really simple and delicious way to enjoy mayonnaise on your favorite sandwiches. This mayonnaise recipe starts