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Side Dishes

Tasty recipes to help support the main dish.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans

This Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans is a treat as a side dish. It’s so deliciously sweet it could probably pass as a dessert. This Sweet Potato Casserole recipe has been enjoyed by my family for at least 2 decades. Creamy sweet potatoes are baked with a sweet crunchy pecan topping. It’s not difficult to …

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Easy Vegan Cheese Sauce (Without Nuts)

This delicious, creamy cheese sauce is entirely plant-based. It’s perfect for vegans, vegetarians, and everyone else who likes good food! This versatile cheese sauce is made using vegetables, seasonings, and nutritional yeast.  You can use it as a dip, to make vegan mac and cheese, or seasoning it to make nachos.  It’s a blank canvas …

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Fried Corn with Bacon and Fresh Jalapeños Recipe

Upgrade your side dish repertoire with this recipe for Fried Corn with Bacon and Fresh Jalapeños.  It’s loaded with veggie goodness and a touch of bacon. This recipe was created by Mee McCormick, cookbook creator and owner of Pinewood Kitchen located in Nunnelly, Tennessee. Fried Corn with Bacon and Fresh Jalapeños is an easy recipe …

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Saucy Pinto Beans In the Instant Pot

These delicious Saucy Pinto Beans go great with Mexican dishes. They’re gluten-free, anti-inflammatory, easy-to-make, and delicious! You might think that living in the South means that one naturally makes delicious pinto beans. If that is true, then I am an exception. I can thank my northern roots for that, I guess. Thanks to this Saucy …

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