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Butter and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Butter and Chive Mashed Potatoes

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

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and brussels sprouts gratin is a wonderful way to bring together two delicious vegetables into one cheesy dish. Most people think only of potatoes when they think of gratin but adding other vegetables into the mix really changes things up and adds more flavor 

Roasted Cauliflower and Potatoes with Turmeric

Roasted Cauliflower and Potatoes with Turmeric

Roasted cauliflower with potatoes and turmeric is one of my favorite ways to eat cauliflower. Cauliflower is such a versatile vegetable already but adding it to a sheet pan with potatoes and spices and then roasting it, tastes unbelievable. This roasted cauliflower and potatoes recipe 

Roasted Italian Style Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Italian Style Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Italian Brussels sprouts just may be your new favorite Brussels sprouts recipe once you try it. Most people who know me know that I love Brussels sprouts, any way that they are cooked (except maybe boiled…). I have at least 10 ways that I 

Warm Radicchio and Arugula Salad

Warm Radicchio and Arugula Salad

Are you someone who passes through the produce isle, looks at the beautiful color of radicchio lettuce but passes on buying it because you just don’t know what to do with it? Maybe you have never even tasted it so you don’t plan it in 

Spinach and Mushroom Salad

Spinach and Mushroom Salad

Sometimes simple is just the best and this simple spinach and mushroom salad is no exception! The mushrooms here are soaked for a short bit in lemon water to take that raw flavor away and the dijon dressing just really brings it all together. This 

Greek Yogurt and Avocado Dip

Greek Yogurt and Avocado Dip

This easy homemade Greek yogurt and avocado dip work perfectly together to make a creamy and delicious spread. It can be used for chips, veggies, french fries or even on top of chicken or as a dressing (if you thin it out a bit with 

Coconut Ramen Noodles

Coconut Ramen Noodles

Coconut ramen noodles are my favorite base for veggies and yummy homemade Asian Peanut sauce!  These taste so much better than rice in Asian dishes and they are so full of flavor thanks to the coconut milk! The ramen will only take 5-10 minutes from 

Easy Homemade Refried Beans

Easy Homemade Refried Beans

Refried beans are delicious and se easy to make at home. This recipe is made even easier by using canned pinto beans.  The flavor really comes from the addition of some leftover bacon fat so try not to omit that part if you can πŸ™‚

Amazing Homemade Pesto

Amazing Homemade Pesto

Homemade pesto is an amazing fresh and vibrant Italian type sauce that can be added to pasta, meat or used as a dip.  There are many types of pesto recipes which utilize many different types of ingredients but this pesto is the more traditional basil