Category Archives: Sides

Pico de Gallo

I love pico de gallo and am happy to eat it any time of the year. It’s so refreshing and depending on the heat of the jalapenos, spicy! Of course, I eat it with chips and then there are times … Continue reading

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Steak Fries

Making your own home fries is so easy and pairs perfectly with a night of grilling burgers. Ingredients: 4 large russet potatoes olive oil garlic powder onion powder seasoning salt red pepper flakes Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper Preparation: … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower

Oh my, goodness! Roasted cauliflower is where it’s at! This stuff is so, so incredibly good. I don’t know what it is about roasting this vegetable that makes it taste so dang good, but I could eat this every.single.day. I’m not … Continue reading

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One Pot Garlic Pasta

My family loves them some noodles. Along with salad or some veggie, it’s a go-to side for whenever the hubby is grilling. Normally, I go the boxed noodle route, except for the past year or so, I’ve incorporated more homemade foods. When … Continue reading

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Wilted Cucumber Salad

I know, I know. Wilted? I debated about putting that in there, but that’s what my  mom’s recipe card reads. The trusty recipe card that’s so old it’s yellowed with time and the edges are tattered. You know those are … Continue reading

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Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

Frozen broccoli. Ugh. Snooze. Boring. Since there’s usually a bag or two in the freezer, it makes for a quick side veggie – in a pinch, but let’s be honest, it’s sad, weak, limp and mushy and you’re only eating it because … Continue reading

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Pinto Beans

Easy, flavorful, and diverse. Whenever I make Mexican food, you can pretty much guarantee these accompany the meal. Later in the week, I puree it (no need to refry) in the Ninja to make bean and cheese burritos which I wrap … Continue reading

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