Category Archives: side dish

Genovese Pasta Salad

This was pretty good. I subbed in feta for the parmesan, and I used a different pasta (couldn’t find gemelli). The kids picked out what they liked, but husband and I thought it was pretty good. rating: 8.5 Genovese Pasta … Continue reading

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Pierogi Picnic Salad

I like pierogi, but I have never had them cold. The verdict? They are great cold! This was surprisingly good! Everyone but my 6 year old liked this. I did leave off the dill and chives. This is easy peasy … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Warm Farro Salad with Charred Corn

Have I mentioned lately how much I am loving farro?? It’s my new favorite thing! This recipe was really good! I did have a problem with the amount of water needed to cook the farro. It seemed like a LOT … Continue reading

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Crispy Garlic Butter Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

I was planning on making Salt and Vinegar Smashed Potatoes, but I realized we were out of white vinegar! So I found this recipe at the last minute and happened to have all ingredients on hand. This recipe is similar … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Charred Broccolini Salad

These sandwiches were good! My family didn’t love the broccolini, though. 😦 I thought it was okay. I am trying to get my kids to eat more green stuff, but this way did not work. rating: 7 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches … Continue reading

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Healthy Roasted “Chicken” and Veggies

I found a pin on Pinterest that was all about different chicken recipes for meal prep. Do you know about this? Lots of people make all their food for the week on a Sunday and package them up in little containers … Continue reading

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Feta-Herb Edamame Succotash

We were all kind of so-so on this one. One kid picked out all the edamame and ate only that. The other kid picked out all the corn and ate only that. Husband and I thought this was okay but … Continue reading

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