Bush’s Beans Grilled Potato and Cannellini Bean Salad


Grilled potatoes and onions pair perfectly with creamy cannellini beans, and a simple mustard based vinaigrette. I was surprised at the flavor packed in such a simple dish. And easy too!

Roasted Asparagus


Asparagus isn’t something we eat often, but I always feel compelled to grab a bunch when they show up at the grocery this time of year, standing upright, as if at attention waiting for someone to notice them. I did notice and brought home a small bunch for roasting. Roasting accentuates vegetable’s flavors in a way other techniques just don’t. And the aromas that waft through are just wonderful, the best air fresheners in my book.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries


This recipe for Baked Sweet Potato Fries, that I discovered over at Tasty Kitchen, have been a big hit around here. With a few simple ingredients, a little chopping and a short stint in the oven, you can have a healthy, AND tasty snack or side dish to enjoy. They are quite addictive. Take my word for it, you’ll want to double, or better yet, triple the batch.

A Blackeye Pea Salad or Dip (aka Redneck Caviar)


Here’s a simple side dish or dip that’s healthy and full of flavor, Blackeye Pea Salad, otherwise known as Redneck Caviar. It’s quite addicting, to say the least. AND pretty light in the calorie department too, which is always a good thing.