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Butternut Squash Gratin Recipe

Butternut squash gratin is a healthy fall side dish, loaded with flavor! It reheats well, so it's a great recipe to make ahead and serve for Thanksgiving.While I'm gone this week, I've got a few blogging friends helping me out by sharing some fabulous recipes with you. This butternut squash gratin recipe was created by my friend Debi, from the blog, Life Currents.Debi has some amazing recipes on her website, so I hope you'll swing over and check some of them out! This side dish she's ...

How to Make Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Perfect mashed potatoes are, in my opinion, an important part of every holiday meal. Nobody likes lumpy, pasty potatoes, so I'm going to show you how to make perfect mashed potatoes!In the great big world of side dish recipes, mashed potatoes are king. At least they are if you ask the good folks at the potato association. They say that the average American eats approximately 142 pounds of potatoes a year, and  especially on Thanksgiving!Next to making the perfect turkey or herb roasted ...

Patriotic Quinoa Fruit Salad Recipe

Quinoa fruit salad is perfect for any patriotic-themed holiday. This healthy salad recipe is vegan, gluten free, dairy free, protein-rich, and delicious! It's my submission for day 2 of Kick Off to Summer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Lauren of From Gate to Plate and Summer of Summer Scraps.  Memorial Day is less than 2 weeks away, and summer's not far behind. That's why we've teamed up to give you ideas for your warm weather party activities. Each day this week, we'll ...

Fruited Jasmine Rice Salad

This recipe for fruited Jasmine rice salad has just 5 ingredients and takes less than 30 minutes to prep and serve! It'll be a favorite side dish for your family meals. It's perfect for a meatless meal, too! Come on in to the kitchen and learn how easy it is to make!I'm a little giddy over this fruited Jasmine rice salad, gang.For starters, it's rice.  You know... a carbohydrate.  One of those evil starches that turns to sugar as it breaks down in the body. For me, that's the junk ...

Steakhouse Style Creamed Spinach

Steakhouse style creamed spinach is a rich, creamy, low carb side dish that's just like the kind you'd find at an expensive steak house. It's packed with high nutrition and great taste, so grab your apron and come on into the kitchen... I'll show you how easy it is to make this yourself! I may not be in the majority, but I'm one of those people who grew up HATING spinach and now I absolutely love it! Warm, cold, in salad or lasagna, and even in smoothies, I'm pretty much smitten ...

Duchesse Potato Cakes with Carb Free Parmesan Sauce

If you've ever eaten traditional Duchesse potatoes, you'll love this recipe for Duchesse potato cakes!I was compensated for this post as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser, but all content and thoughts expressed in this post are my own.So how is my Duchesse potato recipe compared to the original? Well, I amped up the flavor with bits of roasted red peppers and finished them off with a drizzle of my carb free Parmesan cheese sauce.Yes, you ...