crispy potato bites

These crispy potato bites will become a game changer in your kitchen.  Simple to prep with amazing results.  Crispy on the outside, creamy potato inside.  Get em! Potatoes are a major staple in our house. Now imagine the challenge when one of my kiddos did not like potatoes.  And not like, my kid like broccoli…

old bay potato wedges

We recently returned from an amazing vacation to the Oregon coast.  We absolutey love Newport, which is where we stayed.  While there, we discovered a few gems – tide pools and a marine science center with so many amazing spaces for the kids to explore and interact with! We stayed in a house, cooked and…

broccoli and potato gribiche

Do you ever get stuck in a rut on what to make as a side dish?  I know I do.  I have a ton of sides I love and make often (roasted veggies, kale chips, kale or green salad, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, cucumber salad and sauted brussel sprouts with bacon to name a…

crunchy mushrooms bites

Boy am I excited it’s Thursday! Thursday means just one more day till Friday, my hubby’s Friday and the night I teach cycle. I’m especially excited because I am feeling better.  These past couple days I developed the worst headaches, which then added to the nausea.  I knew Tylenol was okay to take, I just…

Rustic Whole Grain Garlic-Herb Pumpkin Rolls

I realize these rolls come a few days short of Thanksgiving, but they are so simple to make and very tasty they can be enjoyed any time.  For anyone nervous about baking with  yeast try this recipe out.  It is the most simple technique I’ve learned (from this book) that I believe anyone can master. …

Sweet and Savory Brussels Sprouts

My Aunt and Uncle introduced Jacob and I to brussels sprouts a few years back and ever since then it’s been a favorite veggie of ours.  Brussels sprouts are part of the Brassica family, along with broccoli and cabbage.  They provide a superior amount of vitamin K and C, and make a great addition to…