Side Dishes & Veggies

Jalapeno Cheddar Low Carb Cornbread

Jalapeno Cheddar Low Carb Cornbread

What’s a warm, comforting bowl of chili on a cold fall or winter day without cornbread?  Cornbread is one of my favorite accompaniments to soup, stews and chili…but it’s off limits for a keto or low carb lifestyle…right?  Well, I’m about to make your entire […]

Creamy Dreamy Mashed Turnips

Creamy Dreamy Mashed Turnips

Looking for a low carb alternative to mashed potatoes?  One that’s better than potatoes??  No it’s not cauliflower…Hello Creamy Dreamy Mashed Turnips! Mashed potatoes are one of those comfort food staples that just seem to compliment so many of our favorite meals.  The Cowboy is a […]

Thai Red Curry Broccoli

Thai Red Curry Broccoli

Thai Red Curry Broccoli is Maddie’s new obsession!  Dairy free, gluten free, and low carb, this is a flavor bomb in a bowl!  She eats a huge bowl for lunch and serves it up as a side for dinner…and it’s so easy she can make […]

Tangy Cucumber Salad with Feta & Dill

Tangy Cucumber Salad with Feta & Dill

Are you looking for new light and refreshing dishes to beat the summer heat? I am constantly looking for dishes that will cool me down on a hot Texas day.  Tangy Cucumber Salad with Feta & Dill is just the side you’re looking for!  This […]

GG’s Oil & Vinegar Coleslaw

GG’s Oil & Vinegar Coleslaw

Ya’ll this is a recipe that I have been meaning to post for some time…I am so excited to share it with you!  Why? Because this is one of those recipes that takes me right back to my childhood…GG’s Oil & Vinegar Coleslaw.  I know […]

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Roasted Vegetable Salad

If you are looking for a go-to side for the grilling season, Roasted Vegetable Salad with Basil Pesto will not disappoint!  Great for backyard cookout or on a Sunday buffet, it could not be easier to put together, its’s low carb and gluten free and […]

Super Creamy Macaroni & Cheese (GF)

Super Creamy Macaroni & Cheese (GF)

Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese? Wait…are you picturing a blue box right now? I was one of those kids who loved the blue box mac & cheese with the powdered orange cheese. It is one of those nostalgic foods from childhood that you just […]

Slow Simmered Pinto Beans

Slow Simmered Pinto Beans

Pinto beans are a staple food in Texas, especially here down south. They are hearty, filling, good for you and super cheap! That being said, it seems like everyone has their own special recipe…or at least their own opinion when it comes to their preferred […]

Classic Southern Coleslaw

Classic Southern Coleslaw

A great coleslaw is a great thing to have in your recipe arsenal…especially during the summer time!  Classic Southern Coleslaw is the ultimate side for some of your favorite summer meals!  Creamy, cool, tangy and crunchy, it compliments a ton of dishes from BBQ brisket […]

Southern Sauteed Summer Squash

Southern Sauteed Summer Squash

Southern Sauteed Summer Squash is by far one of my favorite summer dishes.  It is light & healthy, quick & easy, complements any meal and is SUPER delicious! We eat a ton of zucchini around here all year round but it seems like when summer […]