Dijon Roasted Red Potatoes

Who doesn’t love a great potato side dish? I know how much my daughter, Kylie, likes it when I make roasted potatoes or potato wedges and kept that in mind while I was planning my menu for last night’s dinner. I knew I’d be making barbecue chicken breasts and thought roasted red potatoes sounded like…

Sweet and Spicy Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Bites

Looking for something to go with chicken last night, I settled on oven roasted sweet potatoes. You simply can’t go wrong with sweet potatoes as a side dish, or a main dish, if you are vegetarian. Two large sweet potatoes were enough for Dennis and me, with some leftover for another time … possibly to…

Sautéed Shishito Peppers

I have a recipe for the most simple side dish you can make. It takes less than 15 minutes to prepare and a serving of 7 Shishito peppers has only 15 calories. I see the bags of Shishito peppers at Trader Joe’s all the time and I’ve wanted to try them for awhile. I’m so…

Cinnamon Chile Sweet Potato Wedges

If I have a choice between a sweet potato fries and regular fries, I always choose sweet potato fries. I do love all potatoes, but there just seems to be so much more flavor naturally in a sweet potato. I was making a pork tenderloin for dinner tonight and Dennis asked if we could have…

Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes with Shaved Parmesan and Bread Crumb Topping

I couldn’t resist these beautiful heirloom tomatoes at the market yesterday. I buy mini heirloom tomatoes every week at Trader Joe’s. Yesterday, while I was doing my shopping at Sprout’s, I walked past these beautiful tomatoes and immediately turned back and grabbed four. I knew there was something I could use them for and I…