Roasted Carrots

Roast carrots are easy to make and taste good every time. If you can splurge on fresh herbs, it will be well worth it. 

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Pepperoni Bits (or Bacon)

Another Happy Healthy Holidays classic. This is so easy it almost feels like cheating.

Dave’s Grilled Anaheim Peppers

This recipe was submitted by dieter Dave, who is an avid gardener and serious grill-master. He grows his own peppers and likes this recipe because it is so simple - and always delicious. Even though this recipe calls for Anaheim peppers, you can use any type of pepper that suits your fancy. 

Melon Mandarin Salad

A tasty fruit salad that is a breeze to make and a unique way to round out a meal. 

Celery Apple Salad

Serves four as a side dish. With the addition of a protein, this could easily serve two as an entrée. Consider things like cold-cooked shrimp, shredded cooked chicken, or even cold sliced steak. Perfect for a warm day.

Creamed Onions with Raisins

This is one of my husband’s favorite holiday recipes.

The Secret Slaw

Try this Zolafied coleslaw recipe and you'll never go hunting for the secret Chick-Fil-A recipe again.

Exotic Egg Salad

This is great as a light lunch time meal and a great holiday recipe. The juxtaposition of the sweeter apricots with the curry has the exotic taste I was looking for.

Sweet and Spicy Acorn Squash

I love my acorn squash roasted with just butter in the center and a sprinkle of sea salt and pepper. But I know tons of people want brown sugar in the middle and more. So this version can satisfy the sweet tooth and add an optional spice/heat factor.

Dauphinoise Potatoes (aka Potato Gratin)

Don’t let the name intimidate you.  This is a wonderful potato casserole from the southeast part of France.  Wonderful for holidays and dinner parties. 

Green Bean Casserole

Just like the one your mom made, only healthier. Everyone loves the green bean casserole. Here I'll show you one one that doesn't take much longer to make and it’s real food, not processed!

Sea Salt Crusted Snap Peas

A variation of my sea salt crusted snow peas recipe - but with snap peas!

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

You know how you can eat mac and cheese and not even use your teeth? This had the same result. BIG YUM!

My Best-Ever Stuffed Mushrooms

Just in time for football season or any other partying event. These won’t last long on your platter.

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

A traditional holiday classic.

Sweet Onion Casserole

This is a super easy side dish that can be mixed up in a flash and then baked. It will go well with any piece of roasted meat and can work on a buffet for a party.

Zucchini Fritters (or Pancakes)

Fried till golden using coconut flour.

Chunky Cajun Peach Sauce

You can reheat this to serve or you can serve it room temp or cold. Just depends on the time of year you make it. In the summer it would be great cold.

Exotic Teriyaki Mushrooms

These mushrooms are a super side dish. Perfect for a quiet dinner for two. Or make a giant bowl and serve on a holiday.

Cooked “Carpaccio” Salad

I did a cooked variation of this dish and served it as an entrée. Loved it.