Southern Style Healthy Pasta Salad

Southern Style Healthy Pasta Salad

This southern inspired healthy pasta salad brings the flavors of classic potato salad to a simple side dish for burgers, sandwiches, or as a main at your next summer cookout.  The recipe makes a giant batch of pasta salad with a great macronutrient profile. Each 

Low Carb Cauliflower Tots

Low Carb Cauliflower Tots

Whether you need a side for burgers, an appetizer like loaded chili cheese tots, or a day starter like my breakfast tot nachos, these low carb cauliflower tots are perfect for any occasion.  And even better, they’re super easy to make and have 16 grams 

Spicy Sesame Air Fryer Green Beans

Spicy Sesame Air Fryer Green Beans

This air fryer green beans recipe transforms frozen green beans into a spicy, flavorful side dish in about 20 minutes. If you need a simple and healthy side dish for chicken or other proteins, add this recipe to the queue.  This post contains affiliate links. 

Southwest Sweet Potato Salad

Southwest Sweet Potato Salad

Living in Arkansas where the rivers partially flow with ranch dressing, extra creamy potato salad is a de facto side dish with chicken, barbecue, and burgers. Don’t get me wrong, I’m certainly about that life. But I wanted to mix things up and make a 

Healthy Potatoes Au Gratin

Healthy Potatoes Au Gratin

I’ll spare you a lengthy intro about the origins of potatoes au gratin because, well, I don’t really know or care where this tasty dish came from. I’m just happy to have it.  Instead, I’d like to briefly explain what makes these creamy potatoes au 

Healthier Copycat Wingstop Fries

Healthier Copycat Wingstop Fries

Chances are if you’re reading this you’re fully aware how awesome Wingstop fries are. I can say with confidence their fries are in my top three best fries rankings. So what makes them so good? Aside from being a perfectly crispy French fry, Wingstop seasons 

Honey Mustard Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Honey Mustard Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts seem to be a bit like pineapple on pizza, with hardly any middle ground between love and hate. Attempts to sway people to team pineapple may be futile, but I hope to sway a few people on the fence about the sprout with 

Air Fryer Potato Chips: BBQ, Cheddar and Sour Cream, Chipotle Ranch, and Spicy Sweet Chili

Air Fryer Potato Chips: BBQ, Cheddar and Sour Cream, Chipotle Ranch, and Spicy Sweet Chili

It took plenty of charred potatoes, but I’ve finally nailed down a super fast and simple way to make amazing air fryer potato chips. Even better, I’ve figured out a handful of ways to season them to mimic classic potato chip flavors. Other than the 

Tex-Mex Easy Roasted Vegetables

Tex-Mex Easy Roasted Vegetables

If you’re looking for a super easy roasted vegetables recipe, you’re in the right place. This six-ingredient combo is one of my personal favorites and uses canned and frozen vegetables so there’s no chopping, cutting, or anything other than assembling required. Roasting frozen vegetables is 

Healthy Coleslaw: A High Protein Southwest Coleslaw Recipe

Healthy Coleslaw: A High Protein Southwest Coleslaw Recipe

I’m certain coleslaw was on my top 5 least favorite foods of all time for most of my adolescence, despite never actually trying it. As a kid, raw vegetables like cabbage, carrots, and other green things were yucky. And adding them to an unknown white