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Category: Side dishes

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…

Farro Asparagus Salad

I am not sure what your grocery store shelves are looking like where you are at, but our’s are still stocked with plenty of veggies. I was also still able to find my good whole grains I love to use. My current favorite is Farro, which inspired this Farro Asparagus Salad. I topped…

Asparagus and Parmesan Risotto

I am not sure how things in your area are looking right now, but things are starting to get tense here in Idaho. Our shortages are nothing compared to the rest of the country, as are the cases and quarantines. Right now I am craving all the comfort foods. The Asparagus and Parmesan Risotto is…

Farro Apple and Walnut Salad

I always love a good salad, but just a regular green salad will never do. It is just so…lackluster. I need something with a little more sustenance. This Farro Apple and Walnut Salad was just what I needed. I started with a base of fresh spinach, then layered in gala apples (my favorite…

Mediterranean Freekeh Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

How about this Mediterranean Freekeh Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette? It is such a great loaded salad that has it all! How do you feel about Freekeh? Have you ever had it? I love just about any grain, so it is favorite over here. If you haven’t had it, it is just a…