Grilled Romaine Salad

This salad is one of my favorite summer side dishes! It takes no effort and grilling it totally elevates the salad from boring to fabulous! The charred taste really gives it a completely different dynamic and you can top it with whatever you like! I really want to try this with some buffalo chicken and…

Light and Fluffy Corn Cakes

These corn cakes are basically a mix between cornbread, hushpuppies and pancakes … and they are DELICIOUS! These were perfect to serve with some spicy shrimp and chipolte butter!! I will make these for my next party! You could totally make them the day before, let them cool, and heat in the oven the day…

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

I have been making these mashed potatoes for years! Its probably one of the first things I ever mastered and I still love them! I make these as a side dish to balance out a healthy chicken/fish and veggie dinner! I bring these to Thanksgiving every year and they are always a hit. Sometimes simple…

Creamy Broccoli Mac and Cheese

I love mac and cheese but I have had a hard time finding the perfect recipe without the processed Velveeta cheese! Don’t get me wrong, I do love that in queso and mac and cheese, but I don’t like to eat it all the time. So, I have tested many recipes and they are either…

Potatoes Au Gratin

This was a recipe that my mom used to make probably once a week when I was growing up! We used to call in Potatoes, Onions and Cheese. This is another one that works perfectly with a steak dinner! You just put it in the oven and forget about it! Honestly, I like potatoes in…

Fresh and Easy Guacamole

Ingredients– 2 ripe avocados– 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion– 2 cloves of garlic– 1/2 tbsp red pepper flakes or 1 chopped jalapeño– juice of 1/2 lime– 2 tbsp cilantro– salt and pepper Directions– Pit and mash avocado, add in onion, grate in garlic, chop and add in cilantro, and season with salt, pepper and…

Better than your Steakhouse Creamed Spinach

If you know me by now you know I am not much of a veggie eater. I definitely am not much of a spinach eater but THIS completely changed that for me. YES, it has a lot of fat and a lot of cheese but hey, its still got spinach so I consider it a…