Archive | Side Dishes

Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup

  This continues with my confession that I gave last time. I still have a problem with mushroom texture. Yep, I’m not a fan of it. Kinda rubbery. I ate this Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup, and enjoyed it too, but I let my kids pick the mushrooms out. First off, the mushrooms that I […]

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Delicious Stuffed Peppers

I have a confession. For the first 30ish years of my life, I was a picky eater. We’re talking no onions. No peppers. No mushrooms. And definitely not any different kinds of cheeses & veggies. Phew…now I feel better. The good news is, I made a choice to try new things, new flavours, and new […]

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Gluten-free Baked Beans

I was looking for a side dish the other day, that I could make relatively quickly, but tasted great. This one for saucy Gluten-free Baked Beans was definitely the right thing! I’ve never tried making a baked bean dish that was canned beans “kicked up” a notch, but I know I will be doing it […]

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Carrot Apple Salad

  First off, HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I trust you all had a great holiday season, spending time with family & friends. We had our first snow storm of the winter on the 25th & 26th. Perfect timing, huh? Sheesh! So, some Christmas gatherings had to be rescheduled, but it all worked out. I also want […]

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Gluten Free Onion Rings

Onion rings and I go way back. I remember being a small child in the backseat of my parents lime green 2-door Nova, sitting on the parking lot of the A&W, waiting for the carhops to bring our food. I always had onion rings & a small rootbeer. I remember my brother telling me that […]

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Beef Stroganoff with Hamburger

My Mom shared this recipe for this great comfort food, delicious Beef Stroganoff with Hamburger. It sounds perfect for those days when you get home late, but don’t want to do take-out or a sandwich. Serve over noodles or mashed potatoes with a side of veggies, and you have a great satisfying meal.   Print […]

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Tex Mex Taco Dinner

  First off, thanks to everyone for the kind comments regarding the changes that have been going on around here. So far, I’ve only heard positive things. (Yeah!) There are a few things in the works to make navigation even easier. If you ever have any suggestions of what you’d like to see here, please […]

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Russian Salad

This recipe for Russian Salad was submitted by my Mom. It is a fantastic twist to a regular jello salad. The flavours are really great, and the sour cream layer  doesn’t make it sour, but rather, makes it very creamy. Delicious! Print Russian Salad Author: Jeanine Friesen   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup granulated […]

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Broccoli Soup

I was hungry for a broccoli soup the other day, so my little boy & I went off to the grocery store to find some “trees” for our supper. I have never really had a problem getting either of my kids to eat broccoli, so I knew this was going to be a meal that […]

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