Category Archives: Side Dish

Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Salad  Summer is winding down, which is a sad state of affairs for me!  I just love summer!  I am always looking for new ideas for recipes.  Here is a potato salad I came up with last weekend, … Continue reading

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Creamed Spanish Spaghetti

  This is a pasta dish that I make often.  My oldest daughter is a vegetarian, as many of you already know.  So this tasty recipe can be a main dish for her and also a side dish for everyone else.  When … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Spaghetti Summer Salad

    Tomato Basil Spaghetti Summer Salad 1 Pound Spaghetti 1/2 Pound Mozzarella Cheese-Cubed 7 Sun Dried Tomatoes-Diced 1 1/2 Cups Black Olives-Drained 1 Bunch Green and Purple Basil-Chiffonade Good Seasons Italian Dressing-Made with Balsamic Vinager Pecorino Romano Cheese- Shaved In … Continue reading

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Creamy Pasta Primavera

On a Friday during lent, hubby was at work and was going to cook for the guys, ( he is a fireman) they decided on Pasta Primavera.  So hubby calls me up and says “You don’t have Pasta Primavera on your … Continue reading

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Sausage Frittata

Sausage Frittata  Drizzle of Olive Oil 1 Sausage Link~I used~ Garlic Tomato Rosemary Italian Sausage 8 Eggs 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg 1/2 Tablespoon Basil 1/2 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese Preheat oven … Continue reading

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LEANING TOWER OF VEGGIES!

LEANING TOWER OF VEGGIES! Basic garden vegetables, just simple, non masked, cooked vegetables is when they are at their best.  I enjoy each cut, each fork full and the slight crunch just left deep inside each individual vegetable possesses, each with it’s own character.  Then a bite … Continue reading

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Spinach Stuffed Tomato

Look what I did to this tomato!  Do you remember the spinach side dish I did the other day.  http://bellasbanquet.com/?p=1392 Spinach Stuffed Tomato Cut top off tomato, then cut a small well into the tomato.  Place desired amount (a lot) of spinach into … Continue reading

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Spinach w/Sun-dried Tomatoes and Onions

All the nutritional data says eat colors and you’re eating healthy.  Real color though, not red dye #5 added in! During this diet, or my eating healthy stage I am going through, has opened my eyes way past cheese….. And if you could … Continue reading

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Cucumber Dill Slaw

Coming up with healthy chooses has been more fun than I have thought it would be.  Here is a side dish that is refreshing and light for the summer, it also has enough crunch and flavor that it’s very satisfying.  Always … Continue reading

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BLT & Garlic Pasta Salad

  BLT & Garlic Pasta Salad 5 Bacon Slices 1 Pound Shell Pasta 1½ Cups Mayonnaise ½ Cup Sour Cream 2 Tablespoons White Wine Vinegar 2 Cloves Garlic –Diced 1 Pint Grape Tomatoes 1 Small Bunch Basil ½ Tablespoon Dried … Continue reading

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