Green Salad & Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Time: 20 minutes As spring arrives, my body craves a change in diet and exercise. This is one of those light vinaigrette dressings that I can’t get out of my mind as the weather warms up and we start BBQ season! Although the snow has not entirely melted, we turned on our BBQ and heat…

One Dish Ham, Peas & Carrots

Time: 1 ½ hours Such a simple dish, but always a hit at our house. Leftover ham and eggs can be fried for breakfast the next morning… If you have kids (or even if your household is just adults), I’d encourage playing the Seussical version of “Green Eggs & Ham”… it will bring back good…

Roasted Potatoes

Time: 45 minutes After we had our third child, hubby and I decided we needed a date night and some exercise – the solution? Dance classes. We signed up and it was a bit of a disaster as hubby doesn’t hear a beat and found it frustrating to learn the waltz, fox trot, etc…. however,…

Summer Salad Rolls

Time: 25 minutes I am on an appetizer run lately… I am trying to build up my appetizer recipes as I always struggle coming up with an appetizer to make! This is an easy one to make. For the longest time, I was a bit intimidated with using rice wrappers, but they are simple to…

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Time: 20 minutes “Hold on tight and let the flight begin” – words from the theme song of one of my favorite James Bond movies – Roger Moore is my favorite Bond… These creamy cheesy grits are amazing for breakfast, brunch or a side dish. For a breakfast cheat, you can make them the night…

Creamed Spinach

Time: 20 minutes Your family will “Say Yes” to this side dish of delicious greens. Here is the thing – they are fast and easy to make and a good source of vegetable greens. I like to make it as a side dish for supper and then heat it up for breakfast as a side…

Old School Potato Salad

Time: 1 hour Potato salad is a great dish for a sunny day BBQ, but we also like it when it rains or snows. While a great side dish for burgers or hot dogs, we actually like it as a leftover for breakfast, and why not – eggs and potatoes!!! Delicious! We have had guests…