Saucy Peas and Carrots

Saucy Peas and Carrots... this recipe is super flavorful and a great way to change up your traditional side dish!

Many of you may know this and some might not, but I have some pretty deep Greek roots. My grandma still resides in Greece and I wish I was able to visit her more often than I am able. This recipe comes from her. It is one my dad grew up on and is one […]

Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin

Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin... This side dish is INCREDIBLE! It is cheesy and flavorful and is a tasty way to get even the picky eaters to eat their vegetables!

I am always on the hunt for yummy vegetable side dishes to change up our routine norm. This side dish is INCREDIBLE! It is cheesy and flavorful and is a tasty way to get even the picky eaters to eat their vegetables! Then again, whats not to love about vegetables buried in a sea of […]

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole... This recipe takes mashed potatoes to a whole new delicious level! These potatoes will be the star of the dinner table! They are my new favorite potato recipe!

Mashed Potatoes are my favorite way to eat potatoes. I love how creamy, flavorful and tasty they are. This casserole takes mashed potatoes to a whole new level. These poatoes are LOADED with bacon, cheese, sour cream and a variety of seasonings to really jazz up plain old mashed potatoes and make them something extraordinary. […]

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice... This recipe is THE BEST! It is so flavorful and makes an excellent side dish for any Mexican meal!

Mexican Food happens to be every single person in my family’s favorite type of food. The flavors are amazing and I love how versatile it can be! This Mexican Rice is a staple at most ALL of our Mexican-food themed dinners. The recipe comes from my grandma and has been a regular since I can […]

Sautéed Cinnamon Apples

Sautéed Cinnamon Apples... An easy and delicious side dish! These apples are cooked to perfection with incredible flavor!

My kids are super picky eaters; especially my little boy. Somedays… even weeks.. I struggle to find something he likes or will sit down and eat. I know its probably just a phase, but it is hard! When I do find something, I like to change it up a pit to offer more variety and […]

Fancy Peas

Fancy Peas... these peas are THE BEST around! Seriously, this will be one side dish that is talked about and requested every single time!

I am going to be honest. Vegetables are sometimes still hard for me to enjoy. Specifically peas. Don’t know why but I struggle to enjoy them. That is, unless they are made like this. But what is not to love about creamy flavorful peas- peas accompanied by mushrooms, onions and of course bacon. Bacon. What […]

The BEST Garlic Bread Spread

The BEST Garlic Bread from chef-in-training.com ....This recipe is SO delicious! The spread has the absolute best flavor - it makes for one universal and tasty side dish!

I LOVE Garlic Bread! It is one side dish that goes well with everything! Well, good news for you! Today I am sharing THE BEST Garlic Bread Spread recipe! This recipe is SO delicious! The spread has the absolute best flavor – it makes for one universal and tasty side dish! This is my grandma’s […]

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes …

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes and Gravy from chef-in-training.com ...The flavor of these potatoes is outstanding and the gravy is equally amazing! This is the perfect side dish for almost any meal!

Mashed Potatoes are a must have side dish on a regular basis… at least in my house anyway. My whole family loves them and I love when my family eats their veggies ;) The flavor of these potatoes is truly outstanding. Anything with Garlic and Parmesan is definitely on the must try list. The gravy […]