Delicious Food for the Soul

Side Dishes

Papa Gille’s Potato Salad

Papa Gille’s Potato Salad

Some of the very best recipes I have are ones that are passed down through generations and include scribbles, fragmented sentences, confusing instructions, and no true measurements for ingredients. Those are the ones that I know are amazing. Because those are the recipes I know […]

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

I hope you’re not bored of Mexican food yet. Ha! I’m slowly making my way toward the Grand Finale: Cafe Rio Copycat Smothered Burritos. But to get there, I have to post all the other elements first. And there are quite a few. So, bear […]

Black Beans

Black Beans

My husband spent two years serving a mission for our Church in Porto Alegre Brazil. He had the time of his life sharing the Gospel and teaching the Brazillian people. One of the things he always talks about is the Black Beans and Rice they […]

Parmesan Skillet Potatoes

Parmesan Skillet Potatoes

  Sometimes life happens and the things we have so carefully planned out change. Like how yesterday I had big plans to clean my home, finish the laundry, finish a craft that I’ve been working on since March, write a few blog posts, and make […]

Cranberry Marshmallow Salad

Cranberry Marshmallow Salad

  Cranberry Marshmallow Salad. Chock full of fresh cranberries, fresh apples, pineapple, marshmallows, and heavy whipping cream. Oh yeah, and some extra sugar, because there isn’t enough “naturally occurring.” This was my most favorite side dish at Thanksgiving when I was a kid. I probably […]

Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar & Pecans

Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar & Pecans

If you’ve ever eaten Thanksgiving dinner with a member of my family or extended family, and loved the sweet potatoes, here is the recipe!! The combination of sweet potatoes, butter, brown sugar & pecans is pretty amazing.   So amazing that it really should be […]


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