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 […]

Brown Sugar Butternut Squash

Brown Sugar Butternut Squash from chef-in-training.com ...This is an easy, delicious sweet dinner side dish! Even my picky eaters love this!

When I was in school studying to be a Dietitian, my favorite class was a Culinary Basics class I took. We learned everything about pairing ingredients, clarifying butter, what the best parts of meats were for certain cooking methods and so much more. The class had a 3 hour lab that accompanied it where we […]

Parmesan Garlic Asparagus

Parmesan Garlic Asparagus from chef-in-training.com ...My favorite way to eat asparagus! Very few ingredients, yet super flavorful and delicious!

I often struggle when it comes to providing a tasty NEW veggie side dish for my family. With all the fresh produce in season, I had ample opportunity to branch out from the usual and try some new recipes on my family. Growing up, asparagus was (and still is) one of my favorite vegetables! This […]

Easy Ranch Carrots

Easy Ranch Carrots! This side dish is only FOUR INGREDIENTS and so delicious! Definitely a new family favorite!

My little sis has turned into quite the little cook since being married. She was telling me about her husband’s family recipe for Ranch Carrots and how it has quickly become a go-to side dish recipe for her. She kept going on and on about how amazing they were and I knew I needed to […]