These roasted vegetables are soooooo dang good! This is the ONLY way we eat brussels sprouts. Make these for the perfect Easter side dish! Roasted brussels sprouts are one of my favorite vegetable dishes! When you roast veggies, it helps take some of the bitterness away, which is key for most people, especially for those stronger tasting veggies like brussels sprouts and broccoli. You might even be able to talk those picky eaters in your life into trying a bite of this veggie dish… I mean, it has bacon, come on!!! This dish is a nice twist on how I usually make brussels sprouts. My typical go-to is to toss them in olive oil, balsamic, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and then roast them in the oven. But with this twist, you get brussels sprouts and broccoli with bacon and walnuts, and it equals deliciousness….
Who doesn’t enjoy a bowl of pasta covered in a rich tomato sauce and then topped with parmesan? I seriously don’t think I know anyone who would turn down pasta, especially during the colder months. Pasta is a total comfort food for me, and honestly I don’t eat it very often because I do try to watch my carb intake, but every once in a while I get a horrible craving for Italian food. And I give into those cravings….. Italian food is probably my favorite cuisine. Lasagna, pizza, spaghetti, pesto, veal parmesan, I want it all. …
A healthier and more satisfying take on store-bought chopped salad kits. Serve this chicken chopped salad that’s packed with superfoods as the perfect healthy dinner. You’ll never go back to store-bought!
A little while back I had a phase, okay more of an obsession, with chopped salad mixes. I know, I know…pre-made salad kits, who am I? But Kris was traveling a lot for work, and they’re so easy for those nights when it’s just me.
I love that all the components of the salad are pre-chopped to be exactly the same size. The OCD part of me revels in the uniformity of the salad. Chopped salads look SO perfect after they are mixed. I just add some protein and, done – dinner for one.
Before Kris and I got married, the majority of my dinners were giant salads. Salads are my default meal; you can get creative with a variety of lettuces, veggies, nuts, seeds, cheeses, meat, and dressings. I never tire of giant, dinner salads, in fact, I even crave them, true fact!… Read More »