Sides Archive

Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter

Corn is always a go to side dish for my family. So I’m always in search of ways to make it differently. This Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter is now one of my favorites! Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes + chill time for butter Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened 2 …

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Crockpot Honey Garlic Lil’ Smokies

Y’all, as you may have noticed I have been in such a cooking slump lately. I just have no excitement or desire to cook and it seems that when I do get in the kitchen, nothing turns out the way I imagined it would. Anyone else feel my pain here? However, I do have a …

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Hummus Made Easy #sponsored

This post was sponsored by The Women Bloggers, LLC and #SoapBoxInfluence. The opinions are entirely mine except those reported to me by my coworkers. A special thanks to the Kendal King Group creators of #HummusMadeEasy Campaign. In today’s world, life is go-go-go! More is expected of us in less time which causes us more stress. …

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Praline Sweet Potatoes

One of my all time favorite holiday recipes is this recipe that my Granny passed along to me, Praline Sweet Potatoes. So amazing. I was never a fan of sweet potatoes/yams until I tried this. I have people beg me every year to make this, so it is no doubt a must try! Servings: 8 …

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Baked Cinnamon Apples

Cooler weather, leaves beginning to change, football… It is officially fall and I’m loving it! I love seeing the large bushels of apples at the market during this time of the year. This recipe is one of my favorite standbys. I used these Baked Cinnamon Apples as a side dish, a dessert (just add some …

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Southwestern Salsa

I always enjoy going to “covered dish” events. Being the foodie that I am, I love food and trying new recipes makes me heart and my taste buds happy. When we were at the lake with our Scout Troop, I got to try a few new recipes that I kept a mental note of. One …

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Microwave Mac & Cheese

Recently when we were out of town, I was looking for a microwavable meal. I scrounged together these few ingredients and decided to attempt it in the microwave. Since I was taking this side dish and making it into a meal, I needed to add something to it. I had some thick cut ham, so …

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Starting earlier in the year, I have been craving strawberries like nobody’s business! So now that it’s finally strawberry season, I’m a happy girl. I’ve also wanted to try my hand at making my own vinaigrette. This strawberry vinaigrette was the bomb! Amazing! I’m going to have a hard time buying store-bought dressing after making …

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Bacon Wrapped Green Beans {Savory}

I’m constantly on the lookout for easy sides, because more often than not I’m guilty of throwing some canned corn or green beans in a pan and heating them up to go along side some of my favorite entrees like my Tangy Pork Tenderloin or this Chicken Cordon Bleu. So if you’re in need of …

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Spicy White Cheese Dip

One of my family’s favorite thing to get at restaurants is Spicy White Cheese Dip, but paying $8 a bowl gets pretty costly. I have been trying to come up with a recipe similar to what we get and this is the it! I love that I can make it for half the cost, which …

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Mashed Potatoes {Crockpot}

For the longest time, I had boycotted mashed potatoes. Even though they are one of my favorite foods, I just couldn’t seem to get them right. Then, not long ago I wondered if I could expedite a meal by cooking the potatoes in the crockpot to help save time. That’s one less component of the …

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Cornbread Waffles

I’ve been hearing about cornbread waffles and decided to try it out. The kids thought I’d lost my mind when I told they saw a “waffle” in their chili. However, they ended up loving it. Now if you’re in a rush or just feeling lazy you can simply use the JIFFY cornbread mix. You just …

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Candied Green Beans

I’ve always had it in my head that green beans need to be savory, rich with flavor. The other night I was brainstorming about green beans, because I had to send green beans for Rob’s thanksgiving lunch at his work. I thought, “Why can’t green beans be sweet?” See below for the recipe that I …

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Apple Cornbread Dressing

Do you have your Christmas meal planned out? Still looking for that perfect dressing? This Apple Cornbread Dressing is so flavorful. My favorite thing about it is that it never gets dry. The apple juice and butter keep it nice and moist. Servings: 10 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1 (9×9 …

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Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce {Crockpot}

Nothing says fall more than apples! I decided to kick the weekend off with some Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce. For my first time making it, it turned out pretty well. Rob’s Gramma was the first person I ever met who makes her own applesauce. Maybe after a few times of making it, it will be as …

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Corn Salad

I have always enjoyed corn, but sometimes it’s fun to change it up some. I wanted a corn dish that could be served as a cold salad. This corn salad is so simple and can be made ahead of time. This is perfect for a potluck. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: None …

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Sweet Potato Chips

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1 sweet potato 1 tbs garlic powder 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tbs honey 1 tsp cinnamon Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400°. 2. Slice potato to about 1/4 of an inch. 3. Heat olive oil and honey in sauce pan. Bring to a …

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Greek Potatoes

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 4 large potatoes, cut to desired size 4 minced garlic cloves 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tbs. dried oregano Juice from 1 lemon sea salt fresh coarse ground black pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400°F 2. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray 3. …

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Cucumber Salad

Cucumbers is one of my favorite and most underrated vegetables around. This Cucumber Salad is easy and delicious. It goes great with everything. It can whipped together in less than 5 minutes and requires no cooking time. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes

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Parmesan Potatoes

I’m always looking for ways to change up potatoes. These Parmesan Potatoes are so easy and a family pleaser. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup of olive oil 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp. garlic salt 4-6 Yukon gold or russet potatoes, cut into thin wedges Directions: …

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