Archive for the ‘Side Dish’ Category


Quinoa salad with Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber

I’ve had a box of quinoa in the pantry for awhile and have been looking for the perfect recipe to use it. There are a few on my must-make list, but since this recipe has avocados in it, I... Read more
Summer Veggie Tortellini Salad with Brown Butter

Summer Veggie Tortellini Salad with Browned Butter

As soon as I saw this recipe, I knew I needed to make it soon! I recently learned about the magic of browned butter in desserts, so I was intrigued to see its use in this dish. The combination of cheese... Read more
Mom's Salad

CSA – Mom’s Salad

I mentioned a few days ago that I would avoid any dish made with mayonnaise growing up. This salad is another prime example. Our mom made this quite often, especially for pitch-ins, and it was always a hit. That is,... Read more
Cole Slaw

CSA – Cole Slaw and Beets

Here are 2 more side dishes that can be credited to our Rise ‘N Shine Organic Farm CSA share!   When we got 2 heads of cabbage in our CSA box back in May I wasn’t quite sure what to do with... Read more
Strawberry Spinach Salad

CSA – Strawberry Spinach Salad

The first week of the Rise ‘N Shine Organic Farm CSA brought strawberries (Luke’s favorite!) and lots of greens. Mitch actually sends us an email with what will be included each week and here’s the list from the first week: Today’s... Read more

Food, Food, and More Food

So I’ve been trying to eat healthier lately for our weight loss competition at work.  This weekend…not so much!  I made and ate all kinds of  junk!  Here’s a few of the recipes that we enjoyed over the weekend. ... Read more

Going Away Cookout

Saturday was a busy day! After the 5K race and Kayla’s bridal shower, we had a cookout at our dad’s house. We originally planned on having a Girl’s Night Out with a few of our close friends. I was... Read more