Archive | Side Dishes

Sweet Spinach Salad

It’s summer here. In summer it’s great to be able to throw together a salad, top it with some grilled meat & have that as your main course. They are great because they can be made ahead and transported to picnics or barbecues too. There is so much fresh fruit & vegetables available right now, […]

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Slow Cooker Stuffed Baked Potatoes

I really love a good baked potato when I have a BBQ. However, more often than not, I forget to start the potatoes early enough. Why is it that barbecued meat takes minutes (usually), and the potatoes to go with the meat, take an hour? Instead of doing the potatoes on the grill, I usually […]

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Deep Fried Home-Fries

Since going on a gluten free diet, I have realized just where gluten is all present. A lot of the fries that are fried in restaurants are deep fried in large deep fryers that also fry other breaded items, like chicken fingers and fish sticks. Those items contain gluten, which is then transfered to the […]

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Mexican-Style Baked Potatoes

These potatoes were SO good! A great alternative to your typical baked potato, and they don’t take much more time to make either. They can even be made ahead, and baked when you are ready to eat.    

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Breakfast Casserole Supreme

    This dish was fantastic! If you’re having company over for breakfast or brunch, this casserole is the one to make. It can be prepared the day before, cutting down on prep time in the morning. It has everything in it, and we really enjoyed it topped with some salsa.    

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Egg Salad Sandwiches

I made these yummy, kicked-up egg salad sandwiches for a Sunday picnic in the kid’s treehouse. We all enjoyed it! It’s a nice change from the regular egg salad sandwiches.    

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Cowboy Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are really kicked up a notch! They include your other vegetables, as well as a great garlic flavour. The hidden kick comes from the jalapeno pepper that is cooked together with the vegetables. We really enjoyed this version of mashed potatoes, and I hope you will too!    

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Creamy Tomato Sauce

Pour this sauce over your favorite pasta, and you have a quick, satisfying meal! You can add some grilled chicken or steak to complete your meal. Quick, simple & DELICIOUS! This is a dish that my husband likes to prepare when I let him in the kitchen.    

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