Recipes, Savory, Sides

Almond Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

You either love them or hate them, and I probably already lost half of you with the title. They are a controversial vegetable. The smell alone causes great consternation among those living with you. For those who are still here, do I have a recipe for you! You can cook this up for your loved… Continue reading Almond Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

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Coconut Curry Shrimp and Green Beans

It's Monday. Two things are certain with Mondays - 1.  The ubiquitous complaints, comments, and flowing cups of coffee that get most of us through our mornings/days, and 2. There are still four more days until Friday.Isn't it sad how we view the work week? I'll be the first to say, I used to HATE… Continue reading Coconut Curry Shrimp and Green Beans

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Original Shepherd’s Pie

I am watching Parks & Recreation as I type, and I can't help but think that Ron Swanson would be very pleased with my Shepherd's Pie. The beef was lean and tender, the vegetables had a bite, and the mashed potatoes were very thick and creamy. Wait a minute, Ron Swanson doesn't like vegetables. Well,… Continue reading Original Shepherd’s Pie

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Meatless Black Bean Chili

Today is Easter, which is arguably the most important date in the Christian faith. It also signifies the end of the Beans and Rice fast!! I've been doing a lot of thinking through this fast. My most frequent thought is something like "I never thought I'd say this, but I'm so tired of beans and… Continue reading Meatless Black Bean Chili

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Collard Greens

I don't know if you've noticed, but I've been trying hard to incorporate new/different vegetables into my dinner plans.  One that I have not tried is collard greens.  Besides knowing that it is a lyric in the Veggie Tales theme song, I wasn't too knowledgeable on ways to cook it.  I must say, it was an… Continue reading Collard Greens