Grape Salad

When it comes to the holidays we all want to find side dishes we can lighten up that our family will still enjoy as much as the original. My recipe for grape salad is a favorite with my family and friends and they don’t mind I’ve switched it up to make it lighter. In fact,…

Lightened Up Baked Spaghetti

I really like spaghetti! I think it’s because I remember my dad making big batches of homemade spaghetti sauce when we were growing up. When I say big, I mean big! We had a spaghetti feast, and then his friends and family were also treated to his famous sauce. I think you could talk to…

7 Layer Salad

I have always loved 7 layer salad and it can be flipped around to suit your menu or your family’s taste. No peas for me please! It can even have more than 7 layers. I was so surprised when I discovered that this delicious side dish could actually fall in the healthy category . I…

Macaroni and Cheese

Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese? When my kids had friends over, I always included mac n cheese in the menu because I knew I would have something everybody liked. I’ll have to admit, it was always out of a box. It seems that I attempt homemade mac n cheese every holiday and it never…