Honey Roasted Carrots

Honey Roasted Carrots – sweet and flavorful carrots roasted to perfection! Such a delicious side to any meal! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. This is going to be hard to believe but there are some days, I crave vegetables over something sweet. During the week, I prepare veggies in so many different ways. I broil them, grill them, sauté them and roast them.  In the winter months, roasting is probably my favorite preparation method. It just brings out so much {Read More}

Creamy Cheddar & Broccoli Noodles

Creamy Cheddar & Broccoli Noodles – A deliciously creamy pasta side dish the whole family will love! I’m always looking for easy side dishes, aren’t you, too? Once and awhile, instead of just roasting or steaming veggies, I like to throw them in with some noodles and cheese. If you have a difficult time getting your kids to eat veggies, you might want to try these Cheddar & Broccoli Noodles. Heck, even if you’re just looking for a more exciting {Read More}

Twice Baked Mashed Potato Casserole

Twice Baked Mashed Potato Casserole – Flavorful mashed potatoes you bake right in the oven!! Cheese and bacon perfection. Great for a crowd! Happy New Year!! Yep, I know I’m a few days late. . . but I have a good excuse. I was making this Twice Baked Mashed Potato Casserole for you. Will you forgive me? The truth is, I’ve been a bit lazy around the kitchen the last week or so. I think I just needed some time away, {Read More}

Breadcrumb Spaghetti

Breadcrumb Spaghetti – Breadcrumbs, fresh herbs and a splash of lemon make this pasta dish something the entire family will enjoy! When it comes to food, my kids are picky. Do you have picky kids or grandkids, too? One day they’ll shovel down an entire plate of something you’ve never seen them eat before. You rejoice. You make the same thing again and wait for the cheering and applause to begin. . .but there’s nothing. . .there’s silence. . .and {Read More}

Ritz Cracker Macaroni and Cheese

Ritz Cracker Macaroni and Cheese – This is some of the creamiest, cheesiest mac and cheese you will ever taste. I love the crunch of Ritz crackers on top! Let me preface this post by saying. . .just because I’m posting a comfort food recipe does NOT mean I’m okay with summer coming to an end. Because. . .I’m not. I try to hang on to summer as long as possible. Heck, I may just get crazy and post a popsicle {Read More}

Snickers Caramel Apple Salad

Snickers Caramel Apple Salad – a creamy, dreamy salad made with Snickers candy bars, pudding and whipped topping! So, first of all, thanks for clicking through. I know what you’re thinking. ANOTHER Snickers Caramel Apple Salad recipe from another blogger. Yep, it is, but I had to share because I got the cutest comment from my little niece the last time I brought this salad to our church potluck. She said, “I can taste apple and Snickers in each bite.” Yes, {Read More}

Triple Berry Shortcake Salad

Triple Berry Shortcake Salad – An easy and delicious summer salad loaded with berries and hints of shortcake. One of my favorite recipes! Perfect for Memorial Day and 4th of July!! I’m getting so excited for Memorial weekend. Each year, Memorial weekend is our first FULL weekend up at our lake cabin, and we look forward to spending it with friends and family. We had big plans this past Saturday to put the finishing touches on everything up there – power {Read More}

Cheesy Broccoli and Corn Casserole

I realize that I start out so many of my posts talking about the weather. Well, unfortunately this post is no different. It’s cold here. Like below zero cold. And when it’s cold, I make casseroles. Because I love casseroles and they warm my heart. . .and body. I have a feeling that you’re going to love this Cheesy Broccoli and Corn Casserole as much as we do! If you’ve been following the blog for awhile, you know that I {Read More}

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is visit the local farmer’s market. There’s just something about fresh veggies that makes my heart sing! It’s so much fun to walk up and down the rows of stands, gazing upon the freshest vegetables, baked goods and flowers that money can buy! I spotted some beautiful green beans that just drew me in. Once I got closer to the stand, I noticed the vendor was selling them in three different colors – {Read More}

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

I’ve been craving salads lately. Cool fresh greens and vegetables drizzled with my favorite dressing. All my life, my heart has belonged to one dressing and one dressing only. While I’ve tried many different kinds of dressings, I always come back to ranch. Ranch. I could swim in it, really. This Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing recipe I’m sharing today is one of the best ranch dressings I’ve ever tasted. I make variations of it all of the time, like this {Read More}