Broccoli Bites

A fun way to eat your veggies, Broccoli Bites work as a side dish at dinner or a quick and healthy breakfast in the morning! Make extras and freeze for later using our instructions. Note: We…

Easy Pickled Red Onions

These Easy Pickled Red Onions are one of my favorite new homemade condiments and only take minutes to put together.
Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Honey Balsamic Reduction

Honey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Oven roasted Brussels sprouts drizzled in a balsamic honey reduction. It sounds gourmet but it's easy to make at home! Use this Honey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts recipe anytime you need a delicious side…

How Long to Boil Baby Potatoes (+ Delicious Recipe)

Looking for an incredibly simple side dish for a weeknight meal or a special occasion? Boiled red potatoes (also known as boiled baby potatoes) take very little time to cook and only a few ingredients…

Oven Roasted Broccoli

This simple side dish will turn your broccoli-hater into a broccoli-lover! Our 3 ingredients Oven Roasted Broccoli is DELISH! Friends, take me seriously when I tell you that cooking broccoli this…

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Crispy Smashed Potatoes are an easy side dish sure to please even the pickiest eater. They are easy to customize and will make you feel like a pro in the kitchen (even though they require very little…
A great little trick that will help you grill flawless corn on the cob. In fact, we will grill corn no other way after using this method. While you could easily boil corn on the cob, grilling corn brings out a different, richer flavor and adds that yummy char to the outside of the corn.

How to Grill Corn on the Cob

Grilling corn on the cob in foil is one of my best tricks! It keeps the corn moist but also adds a nice light char if done right. Use this method on how to grill corn in foil at your next BBQ! I…
steak fries dipped in ketchup

Oven Baked Steak Fries

This steak fries recipe turns out perfectly crispy and seasoned, thanks to a few tricks including a secret ingredient. Plus, this oven baked method is healthier and less messy than frying!

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Do you have a green bean hater? I dare you to try this bacon-wrapped green bean recipe. I dare you. I took the dare and I now have a transformed husband who looks forward to his green beans. Not…

How to Cook Corn on the Cob in the Microwave

Thank you to my mother-in-law for this quick trick on how to cook corn on the cob in the microwave! Did you know that cooking corn on the cob doesn't require dirtying up a pot, heating up the kitchen,…

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Learn how you can easily roast asparagus in the oven and enjoy a crisp, bright, tender stalk in all its glory. With a few simple ingredients and 8 quick minutes in the oven, you can be serving up one…

How to Grill Asparagus

The flavor of this simple, grilled asparagus recipe will amaze you. The crispy, slightly charred ends are a perfect contrast to the tender fresh asparagus stalks. In 5-7 minutes, you can serve up one…
twice-baked potatoes

Ultimate Bacon and Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes

These make ahead Ultimate Bacon and Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes are the quintessential side dish for almost any holiday meal. They are a bit healthier than other twice-baked potatoes yet just as rich-tasting.  This…

The BEST Way to Make Roasted Brussels Sprouts

When I say this is the best way to make roasted Brussels sprouts, I mean it. Use this method for future Brussels sprout success in your oven. This super simple way to cook Brussels sprouts…

Roasted Vegetable Hash

This twist on roasted vegetables will have you coming back for more... and more... and more.... I'm obsessed. Truly obsessed. And apparently you are, too. When I shared on Instagram about making this…
Freezer Friendly Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes. This surprising freezer meal can make a great healthy dinner or even a side dish for a large group. Made with real food ingredients too!

Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes {Freezer Meal}

We're so excited to be able to share one of the healthiest, most delicious, and freezable recipes in our cookbook, From Freezer to Table, today--Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes! Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes…

Creamy Mashed Potatoes (Made in the Instant Pot!)

Not all mashed potatoes are created equally. Growing up, my parents would always mashed potatoes that were chunky and with the skin mixed in. (This provided more nutrition. Thanks, Dad). While I…

Garlicky Green Beans

I grew up thinking that canned green beans were better than fresh. To be honest, I still have a hard time with fresh green beans unless they are seasoned up or cooked in a delicious way. (Probably…
A foil pack makes for easy cooking and clean up and perfectly grilled or baked Roasted Root Vegetables!

Roasted Root Vegetables in a Foil Pack

Want to pretend you're camping one night, without all the bugs and hassle? A super fun recipe from our cookbook, From Freezer to Table (release date: Sept 12, 2017), is a one-pot chicken meal wonder…

Crispy Parmesan Potato Wedges

Here's an easy-peasy side dish idea that almost everyone will love. These Crispy Parmesan Potato Wedges are not only easy to make but a super filling and an inexpensive side dish. I love that they…

Sweet and Savory Roasted Carrots

Little fun factoid of the day: In the book, Salt Sugar Fat, I learned that the man responsible for popularizing baby carrots was a top executive for Coca-Cola. After years of using…
All-Natural Basic Cheese Sauce

Homemade Basic Cheese Sauce (with NO Velveeta!)

This all-natural basic cheese sauce transforms vegetables, leaving my family always asking for more! It also works as a delicious sauce over pasta, meat, or rice. Best of all, NO VELVEETA! Wow.…
These may be healthier than mashed potatoes, but these Cheesy Mashed Sweet Potatoes will have your family coming back for more! #realfood #freezermeal #delicious

Cream Cheesy Mashed Sweet Potatoes {Freezer Meal}

It's no secret that I like to sneak more nutrition into kid-friendly meals wherever I can. My kids aren't the worst vegetable eaters in the world, but they certainly aren't the best. And, hey, my husband…

Cooking Potatoes in the Crock Pot

Guess what. Well you probably already know what I'm going to tell you considering you had to scroll over my picture of potatoes cooking in the crock pot. But in case you are moving a little slow today,…