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  • A bowl of Maple Candied Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

    Maple Candied Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

    Maple Candied Brussels Sprouts with Bacon ~ tender Brussels sprouts roasted in maple syrup and a little bacon grease (sorry not sorry,) topped with lots of crispy bacon bits ~ nobody, but nobody,…

  • This Cheesy Creamed Brussels Sprout gratin will quickly become your new favorite fall side dish! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Creamed Brussels Sprouts

    Creamed Brussels Sprouts ~ this luxurious cheesy gratin will convert everyone at the table into raving Brussels sprout fans!  It makes a spectacular holiday side dish, but we love it for…

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pomelo Salad

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pomelo Salad from the great Yotam Ottolenghi.  Wake up your next meal with this unique and healthy vegan salad.…

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate, a healthy side dish

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate is a super easy fall and holiday side dish that dresses up any table and will make Brussels sprout fans out of everyone!…

  • Irish Whiskey Short Rib Stew with Brussels Sprouts

    Irish Whiskey Short Rib Stew with Brussels Sprouts ~ a traditional Irish stew straight from the corner pub!  Make it for Saint Patrick’s Day or an everyday family meal, it’s stick-to-your-ribs…

  • Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts

    Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts ~ this easy side dish will convert any Brussels sprout hater in your family, guaranteed!…

  • Brussels Sprout Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce

    Baby Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Cream Pasta

    Baby Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Cream Pasta ~ a quick and easy weeknight pasta dinner that will make Brussels sprout lovers out of everyone at the table, guaranteed.…

  • Polenta with Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms

    I saw this recipe in the October issue of More Magazine.  I cut it out and it’s been top of my heap of things to make ever since, but I’ve only…

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon on a baking sheet

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon ~ this is the most addictive way to prepare my favorite healthy veggie, and it’s so quick and easy!…

  • The Secret to the Best Brussels Sprout Soup!

    The Secret to the Best Brussels Sprout Soup ~ spoiler alert ~ it’s bacon!  My Creamy Brussels Sprout and Bacon Soup is a comforting meal for a chilly night ~ just…

  • Brussels Sprout Carbonara - the classic italian comfort dish made even better with sprouts! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Brussels Sprout Carbonara

    This creamy Brussels Sprout Carbonara instantly earned a place in my family’s regular dinner rotation.  You’re going to love this classic Italian comfort food made even more irresistible with one of…

  • Brussels Sprout Slaw in a wooden bowl

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette is a delicious healthy salad that adds a bit of fresh green to fall and holiday tables. Pumpkin bars and apple cakes are all…

  • Brussels sprouts in a casserole for Brussels Sprout Gratin

    Brussels Sprout Gratin

    Brussels Sprout Gratin ~There are so many heavy hitter ingredients in this comforting side dish, it’s bound to be great.  The Gruyere cheese, Marsala wine, bacon, shallots, heavy cream and fresh…

  • fish pie in a casserole dish with piped mashed potato crust

    Classic New England Fish Pie Recipe

    My Classic New England Fish Pie Recipe starts with flaky white fish, leeks, parsnips and peas in a creamy white sauce, topped with a cheddar-y horseradish and buttermilk mash ~  it’s…

  • classic chicken soup in a bowl with spoon

    The Cozy Soup Recipes You Need Right Now!

    My Best Cozy Soup Recipes ~ a  pot of homemade soup bubbling away on the stove is the bear hug of comfort foods…creamy, hearty, and nourishing, these cold-weather soups will fill…

  • Broccoli Honeycrisp Slaw in a small white bowl with a bamboo fork

    Broccoli Honeycrisp Slaw

    Broccoli Honeycrisp Slaw ~ tender shredded broccoli stalks, impossibly crisp apples, sweet currants, and toasted almonds all combine with a creamy cider dressing to make one heck of a deliciously unexpected…

  • Sheet Pan Salmon Primavera

    Sheet Pan Salmon Primavera

    Sheet Pan Salmon Primavera ~ (PREE-ma-vera) or spring, in Italian, has inspired some of my favorite dishes.  This healthy meal is a celebration of tender spring veggies with omega 3 rich…

  • Cottage Pie with serving spoon

    The Best Cottage Pie Recipe

    The Best Cottage Pie Recipe ~ ground meat with veggies and gravy under a crust of golden potatoes ~ Cottage Pie and its cousin Shepherd’s Pie are the crown jewels of…

  • Roasted Veggie Winter Bliss Bowl

    Roasted Veggie Winter Bliss Bowl and 15 other blissful recipes ~ just because it’s yucky out doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful, healthy, vibrant meal…in a bowl, of course.  …

  • Minestrone soup in a white cast iron soup pot with ladle

    Italian Minestrone Soup

    Italian Minestrone Soup ~ next to grandma’s chicken soup there’s nothing more comforting than a pot of minestrone bubbling away on the stove.  This authentic recipe will warm you, satisfy you,…

  • Colorful purple cauliflower rice salad in a wooden bowl

    Purple Cauliflower Rice Salad

    My healthy Purple Cauliflower Rice Salad is gluten free and so colorful ~ it combines roasted and raw veggies for tons of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber!…

  • Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh in a wooden bowl

    Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh

    Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh ~ a twist on the glorious Middle Eastern cracked wheat salad, made low carb and grain free using cauliflower rice.  This is a light, clean, and healthy vegan…

  • Pasta twirled on a fork

    5 Easy Weeknight Pasta Dinners

    5 Easy Weeknight Pasta Dinners ~ I’ve put together 5 of my favorite pasta recipes that are perfect for fall weeknight cooking.  They’re simple, seasonal, quick 30 minute meals, and every…

  • A platter of fried cabbage and bacon slaw, with tongs

    Fried Cabbage and Bacon Slaw

    Fried Cabbage and Bacon Slaw ~ this warm bacon coleslaw has won our hearts this summer, and I have a feeling it’s going to win yours too.  Simple ingredients, fried up…

  • Brat with Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw --- yum!

    5 Slaws You Need in Your Life

    5 Slaws You Need in Your Life ~ this weekend marks the unofficial start of slaw season, so celebrate with some of my favorites.   These crunchy shredded salads are packed…

  • Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread ~ an authentic Irish quick bread made even more delicious with oat flour!

    Traditional Irish Farmhouse Recipes

    This St. Patrick’s Day I’m skipping the dayglo green and opting for homey, traditional Irish farmhouse recipes.  This is quintessential March fare, whether you’re hunkering down through the last days of…

  • What to Eat Now: Citrus

    What to Eat Now: Citrus ~ here are the best citrus recipes on tvfgi to help you make the most of these juicy gems of mid-winter, whether you have access to…

  • Black Rice Salad with Roasted Vegetables

    Black Rice Salad with Roasted Vegetables ~  this clean-out-the-fridge salad can be changed up in countless ways depending on what you have around…and it’s proof that leftovers don’t have to be…

  • Easy Roasted Rainbow Vegetables

    Easy Roasted Rainbow Vegetables ~ this super easy sheet pan side dish wakes up your dinner table with a pop of healthy delicious color ~ let’s banish those boring beige meals…

  • Green Goddess Immune Boosting Soup

    Green Goddess Immune Boosting Soup ~ this nourishing soup is the cold weather equivalent to your power smoothie.  It’s a vibrant soup packed with everything you need to get through cold…

  • Sausage and Vegetable Grill packets ~ a colorful healthy 30 minute meal for the grill or the oven!

    Sausage and Veggie Grill Packets

    Sausage and Veggie Grill Packets ~ here’s an easy idea for lazy summer nights…pile your sausage and cut veggies onto a sheet of foil, wrap it up, and throw it on…

  • Winter Weight Loss Soup is colorful, delicious, and effective! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Weight Loss Soup Recipe

     This revitalizing weight loss soup is satisfying and deliciously low carb.  I don’t know where I’d be without it ~ probably a few pounds heavier, that’s for sure!…

  • 15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Sides

    15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Sides

    15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Side Dishes ~ from cranberries and green beans to bright orange squash, these side dishes bring your holiday meals to life!…

  • Healthy and colorful Tuna Salad Mason Jars ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Healthy Layered Tuna Salad Jars

    Want to make everyone at work jealous?  Pack one of these colorful and super healthy layered Tuna Salad Jars for lunch ~ they’re a delicious cure for the brown bag blues!…

  • Ancient Grain Salad made with farro, wild rice, and quinoa ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Vegan Ancient Grain Salad

    This pretty vegan Ancient Grain Salad is so versatile, it goes from holiday table to working lunch without skipping a beat, and it’s as healthy as it is stunning. save the…

  • Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    Broccoli Cheese Casserole is a classic side dish that gets a bad rap because generations of moms have resorted to canned soup, frozen broccoli, and mayo.  This version is closer to…

  • Light and healthy Detox Soup

    Slimming Detox Soup

    Slimming Detox Soup  ~ I’m a common sense type of eater, and so I’m usually not interested in faddish diets, but, like everybody else, the pounds sometimes creep up on me. …

  • Shepherd's Pie with fall vegetables and cheesy potato crust

    Farmhouse Shepherd’s Pie with Fall Vegetables

    Farmhouse Shepherd’s Pie with Fall Vegetables is an easy, rustic skillet meal that celebrates the best of the season, it’s pure comfort! I’m popping in quickly today with a recipe that…

  • 1770 House Meatloaf

    1770 House Meatloaf ~ this Ina Garten meatloaf recipe with a roasted garlic gravy is moist, tender, and full of old world flavor ~ I highly recommend it!…

  • pomegranate seeds

    10 Things to do with a Pomegranate

    10 Things to do with a Pomegranate ~  pomegranate recipes, tips, and tricks, to making the most of this beautiful and healthy fall fruit! 10 Things to do with a Pomegranate…

  • Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

    Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

    Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf ~ a tender meatloaf drenched in a sweet ‘n spicy bourbon whisky glaze ~ definitely not your mother’s meatloaf! I know everyone is all about the turkey these…

  • white mushroom lasagna

    White Mushroom Lasagna

    This White Mushroom Lasagna is a rich, comforting, cheesy lasagna infused with fall flavors like mushroom, shallot, thyme, Gruyere and Marsala.  It’s all woodsy meets creamy white, and it’s very luscious.…

  • Cider Braised Pork with Apples and Onions 2

    Hard Cider Braised Pork with Apples and Onions

    Hard Cider Braised Pork with Apples and Onions ~ this slow cooked pork loin is fork tender and infused with all the flavors of Fall.  It’s a super comforting one pot…

  • Easy Weeknight Chicken Piccata

    Easy Weeknight Chicken Piccata is a quick and easy meal that has a restaurant quality thanks to the shallots and dry sherry.  I sometimes wonder why I bother to make anything…

  • Asparagus Gratin

    This Asparagus Gratin is a luxurious and comforting side dish with a decidedly French accent!  It’s equally good as part of a fancy feast, or a quiet dinner for two.…

  • Colorful Cruciferous Quinoa (vegan, gluten free)

    Colorful Cruciferous Quinoa (vegan, gluten free) ~ this pretty salad brings a little vibrant crunch to the cooler months when you might be tempted to forget all about healthy salads.…

  • How to Make Pomegranate Molasses

    How to Make Pomegranate Molasses ~ an easy method for making this authentic classic Middle Eastern condiment right in your own kitchen with pomegranate juice!…

  • Pan Seared Red Cabbage Wedges

    Don’t knock these uber simple Pan Seared Red Cabbage Wedges until you’ve tried them ~ this quick and easy side dish is not only healthy, it’s positively addictive!…

  • Mushrooms!

    It’s funny how the most onerous tasks can sometimes lead to the sublime.  One of my least favorite things to do is walk the dogs in the rain.  But while I…

  • Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives ~ this healthy Mediterranean fruit salad is packed with the sunny flavors of the Mediterranean!

    Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives

    Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives ~ this glorious salad in the Mediterranean tradition is an experience not to be missed.  It’s proof positive that not all fabulous salads are leafy…

  • Homemade Crème Fraîche

    Homemade Crème Fraîche ~ with just 2 ingredients you can make your own thick and creamy crème fraîche ~ no more last minute trips to the supermarket to buy one of…