Lemon Herb Couscous #sidedish

If you haven’t given Couscous a go yet, you really should. There are two common versions of couscous – Moroccan and Israeli. Moroccan Couscous is the very small – almost granular – version with a yellow hue to it. Israeli Couscous is relatively larger – also called Pearl Couscous – and has a more whiteContinue reading “Lemon Herb Couscous #sidedish”

Sweet Lime Pork w/ Pineapple Slaw

Rice bowls are so easy and so yummy. You can make them tons of different ways and use all sorts of flavor combinations. They are also awesome for slow cooked meats – because you can just put the meats in the cooker in the morning and make a pot of rice in the evening. SweetContinue reading “Sweet Lime Pork w/ Pineapple Slaw”

Rosemary Orange Chicken

Not everyone thinks of citrus as a savory component but it really does make for a beautiful, bright flavor – especially with poultry. Rosemary Orange Chicken is a simple to put together main dish that will be so packed with flavor, you are going to want to savor every bite. The chicken comes out soContinue reading “Rosemary Orange Chicken”

Bourbon Baked Beans #sidedish

Baked Beans are such a great side dish. They go with burgers, any type of grilled meat, chicken, steak, ribs, pulled pork, smoked turkey, tri-tip, cue Bubba (because I could go on and on) – lol. They are also great for just about any type of potluck event. This recipe for Bourbon Baked Beans alsoContinue reading “Bourbon Baked Beans #sidedish”

Cheesy Cauliflower #sidedish #ketofriendly

When I do my weekly meal planning I always struggle with the side dishes. Just like with my main dishes – I don’t like to repeat things too frequently. So I’m often trying different variations of things. When I stumbled on to the idea for Cheesy Cauliflower, I knew it was going to be aContinue reading “Cheesy Cauliflower #sidedish #ketofriendly”

Jalapeno Turkey Meatballs w/ Cheesy Cauliflower

So I was trying to figure out how to best use up the last of my Jalapeno Jelly from the batch I made last week, when it hit me – put it in some meatballs! I added a little cheese and the jelly to some ground turkey and holy smokes was it tasty! Add someContinue reading “Jalapeno Turkey Meatballs w/ Cheesy Cauliflower”

Bacon Green Beans #SideDishes

Side Dishes are an important part of any meal, but especially important when it comes to the holiday season. I like to think of side dishes as supporting characters – they should compliment the main dish but not necessarily outshine. This particular side dish walks that fine line very well. Bacon Green Beans is soContinue reading “Bacon Green Beans #SideDishes”

Crispy Parmesan Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables out there. You can use them in so many different ways and different styles of food – it’s incredible. I think the only thing they can’t really do is be served raw. And that’s just because it’s unpleasant – it won’t do anything to you. This goContinue reading “Crispy Parmesan Potatoes”

Bacon Risotto – so yummy!

Risotto is one of those dishes that people tend to shy away from because they think it’s too difficult. Probably because on all those cooking competition shows it’s always the risotto that sends someone home. In truth risotto is a very technique driven dish – but it’s not actually difficult. This recipe for Bacon RisottoContinue reading “Bacon Risotto – so yummy!”

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