Spinach Mashed Potatoes

Spinach Mashed Potatoes from chef-in-training.com ...A delicious twist on a classic side dish! They are packed with flavor!

Side dishes and I are either best friends or complete enemies. After making the main dish, side dishes are lucky to hit the table… especially *new* side dish recipes. I tend to stick to what I know and what my kids will actually eat. Mashed Potatoes are such a classic and crowd favorites side dish. […]

Twice Baked Potato Boats

Twice Baked Potato Boats from chef-in-training.com ...this classic side dish is full of flavor and is SO easy to make! Everyone LOVES them!

Potato Boats are one the best side dishes out there! This recipe was created by my talented mother years ago and is my go-recipe when we get a craving for them. This is probably one of my hubby’s top three favorite side dishes! He is always requesting the recipe. But really, how could you go […]

Jalapeño Corn Bread

Jalapeño Corn Bread from chef-in-training.com ...A delicious spin to traditional corn bread! It has a kick of heat that compliments the recipe perfectly!

I adore corn bread. On a colder day, which we have had a few of this past week, there is nothing more comforting than a bowl of soup, chili and/or corn bread. This is a great spin to traditional corn bread. It has a kick of heat from the jalapeños, but don’t worry, even this spicy […]

Veggie Bacon Pasta Salad

Veggie Bacon Pasta Salad from chef-in-training.com …This is a delicious and colorful side dish that whips up in no time at all!

Summer is drawing to an end and school will soon be starting back up, which means, if you are anything like my family, you are trying to cram in as many BBQs, family and friend gatherings, picnics and summer festivities as possible. My mom made this pasta salad for our last get together and it […]

Coconut Brown Sugar Glazed …

Coconut Brown Sugar Glazed Grilled Pineapple from chef-in-training.com …This recipe is AMAZING and perfect for summer!

I adore Grilled Pineapple. It is seriously amazing. I have tried my fair share of grilled pineapple recipes… but I felt it needed a hint of something special. Coconut Extract :) MMMM… it is incredible. I mean, we all like that Pina Colada flavor right? Coconut and Pineapple are meant to be BFFS. Warm grilled […]

Honey Dijon Roasted Red Potatoes

Honey Dijon Roasted Red Potatoes from chef-in-training.com …These potatoes are an INCREDIBLE side dish for any meal! Our family loves them!

I feel like the biggest thing I struggle with when it comes to dinner is coming up with new side dishes. How about you?! I feel like my side dishes can get quite repetitive- which is fine sometimes, but every now and then it is wonderful to change and mix things up. I absolutely adore […]

Roasted Lemon Feta Asparagus

Roasted Lemon Feta Asparagus from chef-in-training.com …This recipe is so flavorful, easy and delicious!

Summertime is in full swing, which means the fresh produce is as well. I always feel better when I have a delicious and healthy vegetable side dish to serve at the dinner table. I LOVE asparagus and am always looking for new ways to cook it. The lemon and feta add such amazing flavor in […]

Easy Baked Corn

Easy Baked Corn from chef-in-training.com …This is a delicious and easy new way to dress up corn for a new side dish at the dinner table

This is another one of the recipes my grandma has passed down to our family. Not sure where it originated from, but she has had it since my mom was a little girl. I had never tried it before, but after months of her persisting me, I decided to give it a go. I had […]