Search Results for: carrots

November 3rd, 2015

Brown Sugar Carrots with Bacon

My kids are pretty good about eating raw vegetables (as long as I serve some Ranch dressing on the side), but carrots are one of the few veggies they will eat cooked. Which means I'm always looking for new ways to serve them, and these Brown Sugar Carrots with Bacon were a big hit. Granted, ... Read More

March 30th, 2015

Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

My kids won't touch raw carrots with a 10 foot pole, but they all love cooked carrots. Which is weird to me, because they're carrots either way. Maybe it's because cooked carrots are often coated in something delicious, like these Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots. I knew these would ... Read More

August 26th, 2013

Honey Ginger Roasted Carrots

For almost nine years my youngest has claimed he doesn't like carrots, until he tried these Honey Ginger Roasted carrots. I'm right there with him. This is now my absolute favorite way to cook carrots! When I picked up a up a beautiful bunch of fresh carrots at the farmer's market this week, I ... Read More

November 17th, 2016

Sweet Potato Wedges with Bacon Dressing

My family is pretty divided when it comes to sweet potatoes. Half of us love them (including me!), half of us don't. But even the sweet potato "haters" helped themselves to seconds of these Sweet Potato Wedges with Bacon Dressing.  My 12 year-old is in the "I love sweet potatoes" camp, and I ... Read More

April 4th, 2016

Dill Pickle Roast Beef (Slow Cooker)

Okay friends, stick with me on this one. I thought Dill Pickle Roast Beef sounded a little odd at first too. But then I though about a delicious roast beef sandwich topped with dill pickles and realized, this could be really, really good. And it was! My husband is a huge fan of anything dill ... Read More

March 7th, 2016

Cheesy Lemon Parsley Potatoes

Aside from steamed veggies, or the less fancy baby carrots and Ranch dressing, I don't have a lot of side dishes in my repertoire. But I believe you can never have too many recipes for potatoes. It's the one side I know my kids will always eat, which I can't always say for the steamed veggies. And ... Read More

October 28th, 2015

25 Plus Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love that it's all about delicious food and spending time with my family. And now that my kids are older and my oldest in college, I appreciate being together even more. More often than not, we spend Thanksgiving at home, which means I'm in charge of ... Read More

October 2nd, 2015

Tuscan Chicken & Sausage Stew

With cooler weather finally arriving in Colorado, soups and stews are once again making an appearance on my dinner menu. I love serving my family a warm, filling soup on a cold day. It just seems to hit the spot on a chilly day when we're all returning home from sports practices and other after ... Read More

September 1st, 2015

Tuna Veggie Pinwheels

Now that my boys are back in school, I've started thinking a lot more about after-school snacks. With one in middle school, one in high school, and one just starting at the local university, they all leave the house and return home at different times of the day. And when you factor in sports ... Read More

January 18th, 2015

Balsamic Garlic Roasted Green Beans & Mushrooms

It's always a challenge to find simple yet delicious ways to serve vegetables to my family, but these Balsamic Garlic Roasted Green Beans & Mushrooms definitely fit the bill. They're easy, delicious, and healthy. What more could you ask for? I feel like it's important to serve vegetables ... Read More