Tag Archives: Side Dish

Broccoli Feta Fritters

We eat a lot of Broccoli in our house.  Jacob has been complaining about it, so I tried to come up with a new way to feed it to him without him feeling like his mom is making him eat his Broccoli.  Broccoli is such a nutritional superstar that I want to make sure we […]

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Asparagus with Brown Buttered Breadcrumbs

I don’t know about you, but I get tired of my side dishes.  I have been trying to do a better job at putting a little more thought and time into them, as much for the hubs and kid as myself.  This was a great surprise, easy and tasted delicious. 1 pound asparagus, peeled and trimmed 4 tablespoons unsalted […]

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Orzo Salad with Beets & Blue Cheese

I will be stating up front that my family told me not to post this recipe.  Both of my guys said it was “gross”.  I on the other hand said it was “delicious”.   Why the discord?  One word, Beets.  Need I say more? If you like beets, this will be your new favorite way […]

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Spicy Corn Succotash

I have been patiently waiting for the summer corn to make it to the farmers market.  With the drought happening across the U.S.what showed up was small, but still just as delicious as any first ear of summer corn can be! This dish is sweet, spicy and creamy.  Something for everyone.  It is great as […]

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Grilled Eggplant with Mozzarella

 When you serve it to them don’t tell them it was this easy!  It will be our little secret!! 🙂 1 Eggplant, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 Fresh Campana Mozzarella Ball 1 cup of Marinara Sauce Basil Leaves Salt & Pepper Olive oil Preheat Grill to medium-high heat. Place Eggplant slices on plate lined with paper […]

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Grilled Asparagus & Onion with Balsamic & Blue Cheese

This tastes so good you won’t believe it is good for you!  The figs, sweet onion and blue cheese, OH-MY! I always serve this with a steak or a chop, you definitely need something big & bold to accompany something so sweet & savory! 1 pound of asparagus, trimmed 1 medium sweet yellow onion, trimmed […]

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Grilled Vegetables with Herb Vinaigrette

This dish can come together with any leftover vegetables that you have in the refrigerator or on the counter I always seem to have a few Green Onions, Spears of Asparagus, a single Pepper or Zucchini lying around.  Alone they can’t make up a dish, but together they make a beautiful healthy salad or side. […]

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Sauteing Brussel Sprouts

Since Jim loves Brussel Sprouts I usually make him a bowl once a week. He likes them sautéed with a sprinkle of Parmesan 1 cup brussels sprout, ends trimmed and cut in half 2 Tablespoon oil 1 Tablespoon of butter 2 Tablespoon Parmesan cheese, finely grated Prepare Sprouts and place in bowl with oil to […]

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