Maple Balsamic Sautéed Mushrooms

I’m excited to partner with Monterey Mushrooms, the largest fresh mushroom grower in North America, for this post. As always, all opinions are my own, and I only partner with brands and products I genuinely love using in my own kitchen. I’m a side dish gal. Whether I’m at steakhouse or enjoying a meal at home, […]

A Guide to Veggie Roasting

Hi, my name is Amanda Stelter and I am addicted to vegetables. You’re probably thinking to yourself, “Amanda, there are worse things to be addicted to than vegetables”. You’re absolutely right on that, but I still get the blues when I finish the last of my prep. In today’s post I’m going to give you […]

7 Layer Mediterranean Dip

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Alright y’all- grab your party hats and let’s celebrate- because today, May 13th, is National Hummus Day!! In all honesty, I feel like I celebrate […]

Gluten-Free Honey Cornbread


Anyone else been freezing this past week? With lows in the 20s here in San Antonio, I’ve been living off Feast Day Soup, tea and coffee. I mean, let’s get real- I’m always living off tea and coffee, but an additional warm source of nourishment was needed with all these frigid days. And nothing goes […]

Sweet n Spicy Labor Day Recipes

Disclosure: I partnered with Tabasco for a Sweet & Spicy Labor Day segment; this blog post is my own opinion and not paid for by any brand. Fire up the grill- it’s another long holiday weekend (*insert loud cheers here*)! I’m all about boosting flavor in food and drink… but it’s ideal to boost flavor […]

Baked Zucchini Cutouts

As a dietitian working with A LOT of picky eating kiddos, I’ve learned the power of making food fun… especially healthy food. From Princess peas to Dinosaur broccoli to squash in shapes… it really can make a difference. This month’s The Recipe ReDux theme is all about highlighting different creative ways to serve up all […]

Watermelon Jicama Pico de Gallo


I feel like this is the first post I’ve really wanted to complain about the weather. Texas weather. Need I say more? Yes, I need to. It’s already hot and the rain is creating this chewable mugginess that leaves you craving something cool, crisp and refreshing. The funny thing is this month’s Recipe ReDux is […]

Oven-Roasted Asparagus with Sesame Seeds


Are you in a side dish rut? Many families I work with will say something like… “We either have carrots, green beans or maybe a vegetable medley IF we have a few extra minutes”. And there’s nothing wrong with a steady rotation of staple veggies, BUT if you’re looking for a SIMPLE side dish recipe […]

Healthy Easter Ideas

It seems like Christmas was just yesterday- where is the time going? And for obvious reasons, Easter makes me think of Christmas. After all, we celebrate Easter because of what happened on Christmas- the biggest birthday party in history.  Both holidays are incredibly special with meaning far deeper than Santa Claus and the Easter bunny. […]