Tag: Sides



Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish that is essentially mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage, I prefer kale. This is one of my favorite ways to eat mashed potatoes! Plus it’s a great way to sneak extra veggies into my kids πŸ™‚ If you looking for something more Irish for your St. Patrick’s Day feast,…

Mushroom and Spinach on Toasted Bread

Mushroom and Spinach Toasted Bread

So, I love mushrooms and I really love sauteed mushrooms. I saw an episode of Kitchen Nightmare’s one time (I think this was on the British version) and one of the dishes was mushrooms on toast, all I could think was YUM! It has been a favorite of mine since then. Sadly my husband does…

Orange Ginger Glazed Carrots

Orange Ginger Carrots

So, my husband HATES and I mean HATES cooked carrots. While he still doesn’t love this recipe it is one of the very few (possible only) cooked carrot recipe he can stomach. So to me that’s a win! πŸ˜€ It’s nice and easy and simple. It makes a great side dish to so many meals….

Winter Squash and Kale Au Gratin

Squash and Kale Gratin

This is like the perfect fall gratin! So full of delicious fall flavors. I typically make it with butternut squash, but this past time (when I took that picture) I had half a kabocha squash in my fridge and I am so glad I used that! Every time I have kabocha squash I remind myself…

Marinated Dill Cucumbers

Marinated Dill Cucumbers

So, kind of randomly (I think they may have been leftover from they’re event the night before) but Ikea had these marinated cucumbers in their salad bar, we go to Ikea more than I would like to admit…. The kids love playing there. But they were really good! And I know right then I was…

Cilantro Lime Corn

This is a fun but very quick and easy twist on your average corn on the cob. It’s zesty, it’s fresh and it’s a great side for just about any meal! Β This recipe can easily be multiplied too, I just did it for 4 because that is how much corn I needed πŸ˜€ Cilantro Lime…

Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad

This is a great quick and easy side! Or a great base to a more elaborate salad, try adding some olives and feta cheese, amazing! There are a lot of possibilities you can do using this as a base if you want to get creative πŸ™‚ If you do something fun, share your ideas with…