Category Archives: Side Dishes

Texamerican Crockpot Pinto Beans

I make these beans often instead of baked beans.  Baked beans have a large amount of sugar and since my husband is diabetic, this recipe is a better side dish. Texamerican Crockpot Pinto Beans Serves 8-10 1 lb. dry pinto … Continue reading

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Sauteed Swiss Chard

As my kids were growing up, I cooked and we ate dinner together as a family at least 4-5 times a week. I made a main dish, two vegetables and a starch or salad in place of one of the … Continue reading

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Guacamole

Whenever I make Mexican food, I love to make guacamole.  I can eat guacamole and chips as a snack or a meal.  I like straight up guacamole.  I do not need any fancy ingredients or twist, just good ole guacamole. … Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa

I started making this a few years ago instead of buying jarred salsas.  It is chunky more like a pico de gallo, but my family likes the freshness of the ingredients. Fresh Salsa 3 tomatoes, chopped 1 jalapeno, chopped 1/2 … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash

As a boy my husband says sweet potatoes gave him a headache.  I love sweet potatoes, but I did not cook with them because my husband and kids did not like them. When my husband was diagnosed with type 2 … Continue reading

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