Lemon & Feta Roasted Potatoes

Lemon and Feta Roasted Potatoes

Potatoes get a bright, sunny lift from lemons and feta cheese. Russet potatoes are tossed in an olive oil dressing that has both lemon zest and juice, mustard, Parmesan cheese, dried thyme and oregano then baked until crusty and browned. To finish, they’re tossed with more lemon juice and crumbled feta cheese. All together they… 

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Tropical Carrot Salad

Tropical Carrot Salad

A cool, crunchy and refreshing salad bursting with some of the best summer flavors! Shredded carrots, pineapples, coconut, macadamia nuts and cranberries all dressed up in a tangy honey lime dressing. Ever look in your refrigerator only to spy a lonely bunch of carrots destined to go to waste and little else? You probably shut… 

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Crispy Baked String Bean Fries

Crispy Baked String Bean Fries

Get out of my way potato fries! Coming through with the best new french fry in town. . . meet the green bean fry. Baked, not fried, thank-you very much. They bake up crusty and beautifully browned in twenty minutes or less! No messy oil in sight. I love them as an alternative to the… 

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Baked Polenta Fries (Not-Potato Fries)

Baked Polenta Fries

Creamy polenta with Parmesan cheese is baked up into golden brown, crispy fries with warm tomato sauce or ketchup for dipping. My Italian answer to the french fry. The method is easy but time-consuming because the polenta has to be thoroughly chilled to hold it’s french fry shape. I use 5-minute polenta and cook it… 

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Hash Brown Brussels Sprouts

Hash Brown Brussels Sprouts

Diced potatoes, baby Brussels sprouts and onions are roasted to crispy, golden brown in this baked version of hash browns. Hash browns are normally breakfast food but I think of this as more of a side. I didn’t feel the urge to eat them with eggs but alongside a hearty meatloaf for dinner. It was… 

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Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Broccoli Slaw

Bacon Apple Cheddar Broccoli Slaw

This cool, crunchy broccoli slaw gets a ton of flavor from juicy apples, sharp cheddar cheese, crispy bacon and red onion dressed in a tangy honey mustard. It’s ridiculously easy to throw together and makes a great side for anything you can imagine from burgers to chicken. If you’ve never seen broccoli slaw before in… 

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