White Bean Salad #sidedish

Not all side dishes need to be pasta or potatoes – beans make a delicious and #ketofriendly side. You get the added protein AND the smaller carb count. This bean side is a fresh, bright, bold side salad packed with protein. White Bean Salad has a delicious homemade orange Dijon dressing over fresh bell pepper,Continue reading “White Bean Salad #sidedish”

Colorful Couscous Salad #sidedishes

Summer is knocking on our doors which means meals start to be in the backyard for our family. Most meals include a protein prepared on the Traeger Grill – so a simple pasta salad that I can make ahead is perfect. It gives me the chance to actually hang out with the family while theyContinue reading “Colorful Couscous Salad #sidedishes”

Warm Potato Salad #sidedish

Often called “German Potato Salad” – Warm Potato Salad is basically a version of the popular side dish that doesn’t have mayonnaise involved and it is typically served warm. It is a very simple – yet very tasty – accompaniment to burgers, steaks, sausages, grilled chicken, all sorts of backyard BBQ dishes. It is alsoContinue reading “Warm Potato Salad #sidedish”

Mashed Garlic Rutabagas #ketofriendly

I always love to try new food products that I see at the grocery store. The other day, in the produce section, I noticed a strange looking veggie called a rutabaga. I had, of course, heard of them before but realized that I had never actually eaten it before. So I did a little researchContinue reading “Mashed Garlic Rutabagas #ketofriendly”

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”

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”

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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