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Category: Side dishes

Healthy Nectarine and Raspberry Salad with Millet

How about this Healthy Nectarine and Raspberry Salad with Millet? It is wonderful. It is easy to put together and loaded with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. As if all this wasn’t good enough? It is also drizzled with a red wine poppyseed vinaigrette! Really, it is so good! Millet For humans or…

Fresh Vietnamese Veggie and Sprout Salad

This Fresh Vietnamese Veggie and Sprout Salad is such a great summer salad. It is loaded with fresh veggies and sprouts and the perfect combo of flavors and textures! It is also so simple to throw together and no oven needed on these hot summer days! Prepping the veggies The most time consuming part of…

Simple Potato and Green Pea Side Dish

This recipe for simple potato and green pea side dish might just be the easiest recipe I have added to the blog, but it still one of my favorites. I think it is the perfect side. You can use any type of potato you prefer, and use frozen or fresh peas. Add in a few…

Twice baked potatoes with broccoli

These twice baked potatoes are a slightly healthier version of the classic twice baked potato loaded with bacon….slightly. There is still plenty of cheese and butter, but the broccoli lightens it up just a bit! It is a little time consuming, but definitely worth the extra effort. Baking the potatoes Let’s…

Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Looking for a super simple, healthy idea for the 4th of July? I have an awesome inspiration right here with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board. It is so simple to personalize and the best party tray! Everyone will be excited to see you show up with a tray like this for your Fourth of…

Fruit Salad with honey lime

I love fruit salads, and feel excited every year when summer hits with so much variety in fruits. I generally eat just fruit, but lately have been mixing it up a bit with a really light dressing. So, here goes the Fruit Salad with Honey Lime. The fruits What fruits to use you ask? This…

Roasted veggie and orzo salad

There are so many reasons I love this Roasted Veggie and Orzo Salad. The first, it has pasta in it. Enough said, right? Second, it has roasted veggies and I just love those. You can use any veggies you can get your hands on, or follow my lead. I used yellow squash and zucchini. Also…

Vegetable rounds

You guys… these appetizers are so dreamy. Well, we didn’t eat them as an appetizer, it was a meal, but I think technically they would fall in the appetizer category. They are really simple to make. It is baked pie dough circles, an herb cream cheese, topped with whatever veggies you want…

Easter Menu Recipes

I thought I would do a little round up of some of my favorite Easter meal ideas. I have plenty to choose from, so you should definitely be able to find that would work for you and your family! In our homes, carbs are king. We LOVE our rolls and bread with meals. It seems…

Healthy Carrot Salad

This Healthy Carrot Salad is so good y’all! It is light and oh-so-tasty. I really don’t care for the traditional carrot salad, the mayo is just too much for me! This is a spin off that. It is carrots, sunflower seeds, pecans, craisins all topped with a maple vinaigrette…