How To Prepare Whole Butternut Squash In The Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash – no cutting, no peeling. This is quite possibly one of the easiest recipes you will ever prepare. Easy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash – No Cutting or Peeling If you dislike cutting and peeling squash as much as I do, today’s post is just for you. How To Prepare Whole Butternut […]

Favorite Pasta Salad

Packed with veggies, toppings & a flavorful vinaigrette, Favorite Pasta Salad is my “go-to” salad recipe for cookouts, potlucks & family dinners. FAMILY FAVORITE PASTA SALAD  Today I’m updating a long time family favorite recipe – Favorite Pasta Salad. It’s one of the first recipes I posted on the blog, waaaay back in July 2014.  […]

Strawberries & Cream Salad

Sweet strawberries paired with a creamy, vanilla flavored base. Strawberries & Cream Salad is an easy make ahead dish. I’ve got a pretty little pink number to share with you today. Just in time for Valentine’s Day. And Easter. And Mother’s Day. Any time you need a tasty side dish. I like to incorporate red, pink […]

Broccoli Salad with Bacon & Cranberries

You’ll love this lighter version of Broccoli Salad with Bacon & Cranberries. It’s packed with crunchy broccoli, crispy bacon, tart cranberries and a tangy dressing. Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cranberries  If you are in need of a festive addition to your holiday table, look no further. How about a big bowl of Broccoli Salad […]

Katie’s Cornbread Casserole

Katie’s Cornbread Casserole is a 5-ingredient side dish versatile enough to complement any meal from a simple backyard BBQ to a special holiday meal. Today’s recipe is courtesy of my bestie Katie.  Over the years, our families have gathered together countless times to share meals. When planning our holiday meals, I can always count on […]

Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad

Equal parts sweet & savory, Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad is a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. I’m excited to share a side dish from my Mom’s recipe box today – Creamy New York Fruit Salad.  Growing up in the Midwest, family gatherings and holiday meals always included a fruit or jello salad. Mom’s […]

6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad

Using pantry staples and a few fresh produce items, 6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad is an easy side dish for your summer cookouts & picnics.   Now that summer (and the heat!) has officially arrived, I’m all about making meals that don’t require turning on the oven or stovetop.  In addition to not wanting to heat the […]