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Classic Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Classic Broccoli Rice Casserole is the version my mom made – the one with the Cheez Whiz! This quick-cooking and easy to make-ahead side dish is a holiday staple.  You know how you have those foods that are just inexplicably tied to a holiday and overall feeling of nostalgia? This casserole is that for me.  …

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Healthy Broccoli Rice Casserole

Healthy Broccoli Rice Casserole is the from-scratch version of a holiday fave, lightened up so you can feel a little less guilty. It’s good anytime, though. No holidays required! This casserole is a holiday staple in my family. I know it doesn’t really look all that impressive because it’s a casserole, and let’s be honest– …

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Garlic Herb Potatoes and Squash + 25 Thanksgiving Recipes

Garlic Herb Potatoes and Squash are a great addition to the Thanksgiving Table! Cheesy, buttery, tender, delicious. It’s that time! If you haven’t already started planning your Thanksgiving menu (like me and my last – minuteness over here) this post is here to save your sanity. I connected with 25 really really fantastic bloggers and …

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Pomegranate Quinoa Salad with Orange Maple Vinaigrette

This easy Pomegranate Quinoa Salad is tossed in a fresh and citrusy Orange Maple Vinaigrette to make a completely healthy and delicious side to any meal. Pomegranate arils give this dish a festive look that would work beautifully on a holiday table! When I was going over our Thanksgiving menu with my mom and sisters …

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Brown Sugar Butternut Squash Tart

A sweet buttery tart crust topped with thin slices of butternut squash that’s been sauteed with brown sugar and spices. This Brown Sugar Butternut Squash Tart makes a gorgeous Thanksgiving side dish or a pretty addition to the dessert table.  One thing I love about holiday meals: You can completely get away with serving these …

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