Category Archives: Sides

Banana Bread

During a visit with my parents, my mother and I discovered coconut extra virgin oil while shopping. As I began searching for recipes that featured this product, I came across banana bread. I had never made one before and figured it might be a great opportunity to try out two new things at the same time! Continue reading

Dilly Potato Salad

I noticed this recipe floating around on Facebook one day and grabbed it since I love potato salad. In addition to enjoying the flavor of dill, what intrigued me about this salad were the fresh green beans. Since my friend Jenn and I were planning a lunch get-together, we agreed that we should try it out. Continue reading

Greek Pasta Salad

My aunt asked me to make a pasta salad for our family Memorial Day BBQ to accompany everything that she’ll be grilling. One of my friends suggested pasta with Italian salad dressing, olives, tomatoes, etc. which sounded great. With that in mind, I came across this Greek pasta salad recipe that tied in some components of what my friend recommended along with a homemade fresh herb dressing. Continue reading

Herbed Corn on the Cob Grilled in Foil

I was invited to a potluck yesterday and when I asked my friend what she would like me to bring, she quickly, and excitedly, responded, “grilled corn on the cob”…well, ok then! If prepared well, I find that corn on the cob is just so sweet and juicy that you can easily eat several ears in one sitting. That’s exactly what I wanted to try and offer to my friends. I think I hit the nail on the head when I came across this recipe, which used a selection of fresh herbs. Continue reading