Side Dishes

Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

By making these Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes with a 1:1 ratio of cauliflower and potatoes, this recipe still tastes like mashed potatoes without all the calories! I’m pretty much over classic mashed potatoes. Hold on now I said pretty much over not totally over them. I’m not anti-mashed potatoes I […]

Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots

Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots

Creamy Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots takes a bit of patience but the end result is a heavenly creamy risotto that is perfect with chicken or on its own for a light meal. Cream cheese adds an extra creaminess to the Spinach Risotto and the Fried Shallots add the perfect […]

Easy Homemade Spanish Rice

Easy Homemade Spanish Rice

This Easy Homemade Spanish Rice is so much better than Rice-A-Roni Spanish Rice because it’s homemade!   My kids love Spanish Rice with their tacos. I used to buy the box of Rice-A-Roni in the USA because it was really convenient. Only thing is it’s packed with salt!! Lots of […]

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

Load these Loaded Smashed Potatoes with your favorite baked potato toppings – cheddar cheese, bacon, tomatoes, green onions and we cannot forget the best part- the sour cream! Mashed Potatoes, Baked Potatoes, French Fries… If you’re like me you have a potato rotation that works well for anything from a […]

Baked Kohlrabi Fries with Rosemary and Truffle Oil

Baked Kohlrabi Fries with Rosemary and Truffle Oil

The Baked Kohlrabi Fries with Rosemary and Truffle Oil are addictively delicious and low calorie! Go ahead and enjoy the whole bowl! I’m not done with kohlrabi. Oh no no. We’ve only just begun. I am total in love with this vegetable. So far I’ve made Kohlrabi Fritters (yummy!), Kohlrabi […]

15 Minute Kohlrabi Fritters

15 Minute Kohlrabi Fritters

15 Minute Kohlrabi Fritters are made from kohlrabi and carrots and have a a subtle hint of Indian flavor! Serve it with a fresh Yogurt Sauce! I’ve learned a lot about vegetables working with Goma Greens. I’m a native of Ohio. Toledo specifically. Which isn’t known for its diverse vegetable […]

How to Make Perfect Lebanese Rice

How to Make Perfect Lebanese Rice

You know you’re a Lebanese cooking goddess once you’ve mastered Authentic Lebanese Rice!   How hard can it be to make the perfect bowl of Lebanese Rice? For some people really hard (I won’t say names!) but there is no reason for that! The recipe and technique is a so easy! […]

10 Minute Cheesy Cauliflower Rice 

10 Minute Cheesy Cauliflower Rice 

10 Minute Cheesy Cauliflower Rice is not only easy to make but also low carb and super healthy! Are you looking for a fast, healthy and low carb side dish for dinner? You know for those days when you eat a Frank’s Red Hot Chicken with Blue Cheese Grilled Cheese […]

Roasted Radishes and Carrots with Tahini Dijon Dressing

Roasted Radishes and Carrots with Tahini Dijon Dressing

Think you hate radishes? Think again! Roasted Radishes and Carrots with Tahini Dijon Dressing is amazingly delicious! In the heirarchy of most popular vegetables I think radishes would rank somewhere below zucchinis but above lima beans. Yep, eaten raw they aren’t a very popular vegetable. Look at any vegetable and […]

Homemade French Fried Onions

Homemade French Fried Onions

No French’s Fried Onions? No problem! Homemade French Fried Onions are so much tastier than buying the canned ones and have no additives or chemicals! Expat problem #12954353… French’s Fried Onions. Yes fried onions can be listed among the many problems facing expats around the world. After years and years of living […]

Classic Sage Stuffing

Classic Sage Stuffing

Thanksgiving isn’t the day to cut corners. This is your day to shine! And trust me you’re going to SHINE with Classic Sage Stuffing. It’s really nothing overly fancy, but it’s so delicious and flavorful that everyone is going to love it.   I’ve been making this Classic Sage Stuffing […]

Sweet Potato Stacks with Maple Syrup Glaze and Pecans

Sweet Potato Stacks with Maple Syrup Glaze and Pecans

These yummy Sweet Potato Stacks with Maple Syrup Glaze and Pecans are the perfect compliment to your Thanksgiving dinner or just because! Potatoes are yummy and they come in so many different varieties. There’s Russet Potatoes to German Fingerlings, Sweet Potatoes and even Purple Potatoes! But I love sweet potatoes the […]