• Healthy Salads and Sides

    Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

    Think healthy has to mean boring? Absolutely not! This Roasted Parmesan Garlic Asparagus is quick, easy and delicious. A perfect side dish for one or more! What are your favorite vegetables for roasting? I personally love brussel sprouts, eggplant, and perhaps most of all, asparagus. Asparagus goes well with everything, pasta, rice, any protein, its all good. The great thing about roasting vegetables is that its easy, and requires few ingredients. With just a little olive oil, salt and pepper, you can roast any vegetable and most likely the result will be delicious. The bad thing about roasting vegetables is that its easy to fall in the habit of roasting the…

  • Healthy Breakfast Foods,  Healthy Salads and Sides

    Roasted Purple Potatoes

    Purple potatoes – have you ever had them? I’ll be honest, I had only ever had them at a restaurant! They are one of those foods that seem so special and unique, even though (realistically) they taste exactly the same as regular potatoes. Tri-colored carrots are the same! And striped ravioli! I guess it is really anything colored, huh? Foods that look different than usual are exciting! Which is why the other day when I saw purple potatoes at the grocery store I was totally pumped! Roasted Purple Potatoes – let’s go! Health Facts Sadly, potatoes have a bad reputation for being unhealthy. Yes it is true, usually (in the…

  • Healthy Salads and Sides

    Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

    In recent years, brussel sprouts have become a huge trend. They are everywhere – breakfast, lunch, dinner – salads, sides, and mains – sweet, savory, candied, crispy, or tender. Brussel sprouts do it all! A few months back, I posted one of my favorite recipes EVER for Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts – these sprouts are incredible because they are sweet AND savory simultaneously. The maple syrup makes them deliciously sweet, yet the bacon is just full of flavor and salt. MMM I want some now!! So, why fix what isn’t broken? Well why not?! Might as well spice things up! This new SAVORY brussel sprout recipe is totally different than the Maple Bacon…