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Side Dishes

Lemon Parmesan Broccoli-Rice Orzo

Lemon Parmesan Broccoli-Rice Orzo

Lemon Parmesan broccoli-rice orzo is cheesy with hints of balsamic and basil for an easy and healthy side dish recipe perfect for Spring!

Lemon Maple & Ginger Roasted Carrots

Lemon Maple & Ginger Roasted Carrots

These easy, lemon maple & ginger roasted carrots are cooked with a hint of thyme until perfectly tender for a simple sweet and savory carrot recipe.

Dutch Oven Irish Soda Bread

Dutch Oven Irish Soda Bread

A popular St. Patty’s Day recipe, this traditional Dutch Oven Irish soda bread is quick and easy to make using just 4 simple ingredients.

Butternut Squash & Parmesan Farro Risotto

Butternut Squash & Parmesan Farro Risotto

This whole grain butternut squash & Parmesan farro risotto is creamy and delicious. It’s made with brown butter-roasted butternut squash, sage, fresh spinach and Parmesan cheese.

Baked Rosemary Parmesan Parsnip Fries

Baked Rosemary Parmesan Parsnip Fries

These crispy baked rosemary parmesan parsnip fries are served with a side of roasted garlic-lemon aioli dipping sauce. They’re baked in the oven until perfectly golden brown for an easy and healthy fry recipe!

Sausage & Cranberry Cauliflower Stuffing Casserole

Sausage & Cranberry Cauliflower Stuffing Casserole

A low carb and gluten free Thanksgiving stuffing recipe using cauliflower rice, sausage, roasted cranberries, butternut squash, & sage. Full of flavor, this sausage & cranberry cauliflower stuffing casserole is a deliciously satisfying stuffing alternative for your Thanksgiving dinner.

The Best Honey Balsamic Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

The Best Honey Balsamic Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

A healthy and simple Brussels sprout recipe that’s an easy vegetable side dish; this is the best honey balsamic oven roasted Brussels sprouts recipe with garlic, lemon and rosemary.

Warm Fall Quinoa Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash & Maple Dijon Dressing

Warm Fall Quinoa Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash & Maple Dijon Dressing

A healthy & cozy Autumn salad with savory Fall ingredients like cinnamon, apples, pecans & brown butter. Gluten free & Vegetarian.

Vegetarian Kale & Lentil Salad Bowls with Creamy Lemon Dressing

Vegetarian Kale & Lentil Salad Bowls with Creamy Lemon Dressing

Power packed with veggies, fiber and most importantly, flavor!  Gluten free & vegan (see recipe notes) it’s the perfect kale salad recipe to give you the energy you need throughout your day.

How to Make Brown Butter

How to Make Brown Butter

A quick guide on How to Make Brown Butter along with some FAQ to commonly asked questions and my favorite uses for brown butter!