Simple Baked Cabbage

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This simple baked cabbage is ridiculously amazing. The coconut oil, garlic and pepper crisp nicely for a wonderful new way to make a healthy side dish. Have you ever thought of baking cabbage? I never, ever thought of doing it to be honest. Until I saw it in my Martha Stewart Living magazine last month!Click to Continue Reading

Roasted Green Beans

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These roasted green beans are so simple and delicious. Add them to any meal as a limitless healthy side . I have snapped my share of green beans in my life. It was a typical thing to do at my Grandparents house before any family meal. I have to say, by the way, that myClick to Continue Reading

Crunchy Baked Cauliflower

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This Crunchy Baked Cauliflower is a healthy little addition to dinner or a fabulous snack too. Simply coated with panko and egg and baked to perfection. My love of cauliflower has grown so much in the past year. It’s hard to imagine that less than a year ago when I made Roasted Balsamic Cauliflower wasClick to Continue Reading

Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Squash

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Simple and delicious, this Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Squash adds a fabulous low-carb option to a healthy dinner. Finding new and different side dishes that are simple and delicious make me squeal with happiness. This Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Squash is one of those. It’s another fabulous low-carb substitute for pasta, rice or potatoes. It’s mild inClick to Continue Reading

Sausage Stuffing Recipe

Sausage Stuffing Recipe

Stuffing is one those side dishes that I wish I made much more often than I do. It goes so great with the slow cooker turkey breast and is so easy to make. It’s nice that you can get a really wonderful flavored stuffing without having to stuff a turkey. This stuffing recipe is theClick to Continue Reading

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Here is a fabulous “clean eating” alternative to mashed potatoes. Adding a little parmesan and cream cheese to this garlic mashed cauliflower gives it tons on flavor with fewer carbs. I can not believe how much this cauliflower tastes just like mashed potatoes. If you’d like, you can also easily vary this by adding shreddedClick to Continue Reading

Crunchy Baked Asparagus


A new way to cook a healthy favorite…..Crunchy Baked Asparagus. So delicious! Asparagus is one of my favorite veggies!  I usually just roast my asparagus with garlic and coconut oil but I wanted to try something a little different. I simply baked it with a little panko coating for a yummy crunch. And boy, wasClick to Continue Reading

Healthy Mushroom Risotto

Healthy Mushroom Risotto

One of my favorite things to do when we go into Boston for the day is to eat in the North End, a.k.a. Little Italy, for those not familiar. We love trying one of the over 100 little restaurants that line up and down every street. One of the last times I was there, IClick to Continue Reading

Southwest Quinoa Salad


Loaded with flavor, this Southwest Quinoa Salad is a fabulous side dish or meal as itself. Add grilled or baked chicken for added protein. I owe this Southwest Quinoa Salad recipe to my friend Katie.  She made it when I was at her house once for a cook-out and I loved it.   She was hereClick to Continue Reading