Side Dishes

Broccoli Cheddar Rice

Does anyone else struggle with side dishes? I always seem to make the same four things. My goal this fall is to reduce pre-packaged food in our house and eat cleanier. My family is a not huge fans of rice, but I thought I'd give this recipe a try. It was easy to make and… Continue reading Broccoli Cheddar Rice

Side Dishes

Cucumber Salad

What do you do when your kitchen counters are being overtaken with cucumbers? You make cucumber salad! Growing up, my mom would always buy cucumber salad from a local supermarket and I haven’t been able to find a recipe that was close to that – until now! This recipe is very quick and easy. It… Continue reading Cucumber Salad

Side Dishes, Vegetables

Lemon Garlic Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Today's Earth Day and I'm excited to participate in a fun blogger challenge. In honor of today, a group of bloggers is sharing vegetarian recipes and/or sustainable food. My kids have been on a little boycott of all vegetables. Not sure why now, but I'm starting to work on them again. I'm looking forward to… Continue reading Lemon Garlic Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Salads, Side Dishes

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Every BBQ, summer picnic or cookout needs a salad! I usually make pasta salad or ask my mom to make macaroni salad (I haven't perfected her recipe yet!), but now this salad is going to be my go-to recipe! Today's #CookOutWeek recipe features broccoli, cauliflower, cheese and bacon in a creamy, tangy sauce! I love… Continue reading Broccoli Cauliflower Salad