Category Archives: side dishes

Pesto Potato salad

I usually make the same potato salad recipe that my mom makes. We used to have it often in the summer and I remember her making entire 10 lb bags of potatoes and 2 dozen eggs in a single batch … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday February 14th: Taking time to plan side dishes

One of the areas of menu planning that I think that tends to get over looked are the side dishes. Most of us think about the main course when deciding what to prepare but I have found that planning the … Continue reading

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Sweet Potatos with Apples and Pecans

The first time I had this dish was the first Thanksgiving I spent with my future in laws. Up to that point I had only ever had them, in a shared dish, with either a crunchy sugary topping or with … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Frittata

In my younger less responsible days I used to eat out a fair amount, most often with my girlfriends during our lunch hour. We had a few places that we frequented often and one of them was this great café … Continue reading

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Fruit and Nut Salad

I love all things lettuce, it is my favorite thing to buy at the store and it is one of the few things I really miss right away when we run out. I buy lettuce by the bunch because it … Continue reading

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Baked Egg Rolls

The strange thing about Chinese food, or really most Asian food, is that when you order it from a restaurant it is super unhealthy and greasy but when you make it at home it can be very good for you … Continue reading

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Homemade Applesauce

Applesauce is another one of those things that our mom made from scratch and canned when we were kids. It was something that was served with dinner fairly often because it had no added sugar or preservatives and if someone … Continue reading

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