roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon tossed in balsamic vinaigrette

Thanksgiving Side Dish Special: Brussels, Bacon, and Balsamic

Posted On Nov 23, 2022 By Brandy Gales

This wonderful Thanksgiving side dish has only seven ingredients, is easy to prepare, and is delicious! It will go well with just about any other item you... Read More
Butternut squash, shallots, spinach salad topped with bacon and goat cheese vinaigrette

Thanksgiving Side Salad: Butternut Squash Spinach Salad with Bacon and Goat Cheese

Posted On Nov 21, 2022 By Brandy Gales

Every Thanksgiving I feel I always must make a salad as a side dish option. I think I can blame the health-conscious mother in me that always has this urge. However, as it is a special day, I give myself a little more room for flavor and fun over the pure focus on calories. I like to focus on the idea that... Read More
serving dish of Lemon, Agave, and Ginger Roasted Carrots

Thanksgiving Side Dish: Lemon, Agave, and Ginger Roasted Carrots

Posted On Nov 18, 2022 By Brandy Gales

My son thinks he loves carrots. Well, until I buy them at his request and try to serve them to him. In reality, he does like them as long as I cook them like this. It has taken me a while to test this recipe out until it was perfect. The balance... Read More
melted feta with warmed figs and olives

Thanksgiving Appetizer: Warm Feta, Fig, and Olives

Posted On Nov 17, 2022 By Brandy Gales

This meal is the perfect appetizer for not only Thanksgiving, but for any meal you serve! With minimal prep, it simply bakes in the oven, and can be served directly from the pan or skillet. Not only is this recipe fast and easy, it is also gluten-free, low-carb, and vegetarian... Read More
large serving of cavatappi ratatouille pasta

Easy Ratatouille Pasta

Posted On Oct 31, 2022 By Brandy Gales

I feel like this recipe could be an example of, "tell me you are a parent without telling me you are a parent." Long story short, every time I watch my children's favorite movie Ratatouille, I am dying to cook this famous dish. As I am making this meal for my... Read More