side dishes

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

I decided it was time to make this broccoli recipe… I’ve had a lot of friends that have raved about this garlic parmesan roasted broccoli dish and how delicious and…

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Babu's baked beans

Babu’s Baked Beans

Around this time of year it’s getting warmer, kids are out of school and holidays are around the corner – which means a summer full of cookouts and gatherings! Now if…

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Irish roasted potatoes

Irish Roasted Potatoes

We all get stuck in the routine of making the same dishes week after week. For me, it’s making the same two side dishes with everything – usually potato wedges…

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sweet potato wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges

One of my absolute favorite side dishes is any kind of sweet potato fries or wedges, so I’m always mixing up some different seasonings and trying out new recipes. These…

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Parmesan garlic potato wedges

Parmesan Garlic Potato Wedges

One of my favorite “cheat” foods is any kind of fries or potato wedges… YUM!! There are so many ways you can make them at home and keep the calories and fat…

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red potatoes in a foil packet

Easy Red Potatoes In A Foil Packet

Around this time of year, I can’t wait to grill out… We moved down to Florida and the end of last summer and we absolutely love our apartment and the…

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cilantro garlic sweet potato fries

Cilantro Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes… Not only are they great for you, they are absolutely delicious! I never used to be a big sweet potato fan, but over the last year I’ve really given…

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pineapple salsa

Pineapple Salsa

The past couple of weeks have just been crazy… crazy awesome! First we had my stepsister Ann and her boyfriend Jordan out to visit us. We had such a blast…

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Emily Ness

Sharing a passion for food and fitness to live a healthy lifestyle - with the occasional hint of chocolate.

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