Sides

Grilled Russet Potatoes

Who said all Russets had to be baked? I thought why not grill? This is a great side to any grilled meat. Microwave them ahead of time and keep in the fridge for up to 1 day. They only take [...]

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Sweet Chili Lime Butter

Grilling corn adds a nice sweet smokeyness to the delicious summer vegetable. I like the look of grilled corn on the cob with the husks pulled back and slightly charred. You can either completely [...]

Brussel Sprouts with Shallots Balsamic and Sour Cherries

Serves 6-8   Ingredients 2 ½ tablespoons grape seed oil (or canola or avocado oil) ½ cup shallots, peeled and sliced thin 1 pound brussel sprouts, ends trimmed and cut in half from [...]

Red Potato and Zucchini Kabobs

Makes 4 You can make these 6 hours ahead through step 4. Wrap in plastic and keep in the fridge. Ingredients garlic oil, recipe below 4 baby red potatoes, about the size of a small tennis [...]

Taquitos

Makes 30 You can make these a day ahead of time. Follow the recipe steps 2 through 4 , wrap with plastic and keep in the fridge. When ready to eat, continue with steps 5 and 6. If your tortillas [...]

Peach Apple Sauce

Makes About 6 Cups   Ingredients 8 cups honey crisp or gala apples, cored and sliced thin 4 cups peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced ¾ teaspoon ground ginger 1 ½ teaspoons [...]

Loaded Baked Potato Bar

Makes 4 If you are in a time crunch you can always cook your potatoes in the microwave. Pierce them with a fork and microwave for 9-15 minutes or until soft. Continue with step 3 & [...]

Purple and Gold Oven Fries

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 ½ pounds purple Peruvian potatoes, washed 1 ½ pounds fingerling or banana potatoes, washed 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 + 1/2 teaspoon Johnny’s [...]

Raspberry Sauce

Makes ¾ cup This sauce is perfect to drizzle over cheesecake, brownies, ice cream or chocolate cake. This sauce can be made 2 days ahead. Ingredients ½ cup Raspberry Jam 1 cup frozen [...]

Bechamel Sauce

Makes 2 cups Bechamel is one of the five mother sauces and can be used in a variety of recipes from topping crepes to a base for your macaroni and cheese. Ingredients 2 cups whole [...]

Butternut Squash and Sausage Stuffing

This is a delicious low-fat and healthy twist on the classic Thanksgiving sausage stuffing. It can be made up to 2 days ahead, following steps 1-5, cover and keep in the fridge. When ready to [...]

Sweet Potato Mash

This recipe won’t blow your diet. It only has 1.3 grams of sugar per serving versus as much as 38 grams per serving in traditional sweet potato recipes! Here we're getting natural sweetness from [...]

Grandpa B’s Apple Sauce

Fall in Washington State means blustery days, cool nights and grandpa’s apple sauce. Even though my beloved grandpa is now making heavenly apple sauce, my sister, Kim and I still carry on his [...]

Make Your Own Lunchable for Back to School

Makes 5 This a great to make on Sunday so lunch will be ready to go for the rest of the week. You can always add some carrot sticks too. Ingredients 3, ¼ inch thick slices of smoked turkey breast, [...]

Peanut Butter, Berry and Honey Sandwich

Makes 1 Sandwich You can make several of these, seal them in separate sandwich plastic bags and freeze them for up to a month. Take one out of the freezer in the morning and it will thaw by [...]