Salad and Sides

Homemade Caesar Dressing

March 19, 2015

I’ve got a delicious homemade Caesar Dressing recipe for dinner! It’s so creamy and easy to make! **Join me and the Ohio Poultry Association for Easter recipes with hard boiled eggs! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ My family is pretty obsessed with Caesar salads. It’s one of the few salads that everyone eats, with and without […]

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Baked French Fries with Blue Cheese Sauce

January 29, 2015

Looking for a snack idea or the perfect side dish to dinner? These Baked French Fries with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce are delicious! Love this recipe? Sign up for Shugary Sweets email subscription and never miss out again! As a special thank you, you will also get a FREE ebook with my 10 Best Recipes! […]

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Roasted Corn Salad

July 28, 2014

This Roasted Corn Salad recipe was given to me by a neighbor. I’ve made it 4 times in the past two weeks, it’s that good! The honey-lime dressing gives a touch of sweetness to the veggies! Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox! I love hanging out with our friends. It’s seriously […]

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Loaded Potato Salad

July 22, 2014

This Loaded Potato Salad is sure to be a crowd pleaser. I can tell you it definitely was a hit with my family! Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox! This has been a crazy week at the Shugary house. With out of town guests, picnics and potlucks, we needed something delicious to […]

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Cherry Dump Salad

July 17, 2014

A side dish for your next potluck or BBQ. Seriously, take your 4 ingredients, dump them in a bowl, and allow to set. Easy peasy Cherry Dump Salad. Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox! Some form of JELL-O salad always seems to grace the table at our family potlucks, BBQ’s and […]

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Strawberry Pecan Salad

June 29, 2014

Summer salads are perfect for 4th of July or bbq’s with friends and family. This Strawberry Pecan Salad is loaded with fresh berries and candied Fisher’s Pecan Halves. It’s also topped with a sweet, homemade lemon poppyseed dressing. ***This post is sponsored by Fisher Nuts. I am excited to be a partner in creating delicious recipes, […]

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Copycat Panera Macaroni and Cheese

March 21, 2014

Creamy white cheddar macaroni and cheese just like Panera. Give this copycat version a try. Oh and it’s quick and easy on the stove top too!! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ My kids are so predictable sometimes when it comes to ordering from restaurants. I like to order something different every time I go […]

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Sweet Potato Fries

January 29, 2014

Crunchy Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with a spicy kick! Don’t forget to pair this with a sweet and spicy Cinnamon dipping sauce! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ I’m not sure when Sweet Potato Fries were created, but I’m so glad they were! I love going out to eat and ordering them at nearly every […]

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Southwest Chicken Salad with Avocado Dressing

January 17, 2014
Southwest Chicken Salad with a creamy Avocado Dressing

Salad can be dinner with this delicious Southwest Chicken Salad. The creamy Avocado dressing is the perfect topping too! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ **Thanks to Dorot and Pop & Cook for the delicious garlic and herbs for this post! While I know many people change their eating habits this time of year to […]

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65+ Thanksgiving Side Dishes

November 2, 2013
65+ Thanksgiving Side Dishes: come check out this great collection and find a new recipe for the holidays

 Looking for something new to serve with Grandma’s green bean casserole this year? Check out this great collection of Thanksgiving side dishes from around the web! Be inspired! Join Becca –  Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | Google+

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Easy Chicken Salad Wraps

November 1, 2013
Chicken Salad Wrap: easy to put together chicken salad recipe served on a whole wheat tortilla!

Easy recipe for Chicken Salad served on whole wheat tortillas! Ready to eat in 15 minutes! So I’m thinking you all might still be in a sugar coma from Halloween. Yes? The weather was pretty stinky here…it’s a good thing the candy I bought to pass out is the candy I like to eat. Oh […]

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Layered Chicken Taco Salad

August 30, 2013

Need an impressive looking salad for a picnic this weekend? Try making a Layered Chicken Taco Salad. Kid and adult friendly!! This month was our big road trip. It was amazing and memorable and I haven’t even sat down to work on pictures from the trip yet. Here’s one thing I can tell you, we […]

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Gouda Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

March 29, 2013
Gouda Bacon Macaroni and Cheese: comfort food that kids and grownups will LOVE #macandcheese @shugarysweets

Nothing says comfort food like homemade Macaroni and Cheese! The gouda adds a creamy tang while the bacon adds a nice salty, smoked flavor! Try this at your next family dinner! So this has been a crazy week here at Shugary Sweets! Spring Break has started today and we are heading home to visit family. […]

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Spinach and Bacon Salad

March 22, 2013
Spinach and Bacon Salad: an easy, delicious sweet and salty salad idea #healthy #spinach @shugarysweets

This delicious Spinach and Bacon Salad is a breeze to prepare! The sweet dressing with the salty bacon keeps you wanting more! I’m not sure where this recipe originated. I only know that my mom would make this recipe for the family and we would DEVOUR it. I mean seriously, it has bacon on it! […]

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Mandarin Salad and an iPad Giveaway

January 1, 2013
Mandarin Salad: delicious, crisp salad with sugared pecans, mandarin oranges and homemade dressing!

This is another great recipe given to me by my grandma. And since it’s the New Year, I thought we would start it off right. With salad. And sweet sugared cinnamon pecans. Okay, so it’s not the healthiest of all salads, but c’mon people. I’m trying here. Just like in real life, I’ll be back […]

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Taffy Apple Salad

April 25, 2012

Still a couple days to enter my giveaway!  Go HERE to get the details! It’s funny how different food we make evokes certain memories. My son, who is 15, asks me to make this salad all the time. For him, it reminds him of family barbeques. With all my extended family! I have the most awesome family […]

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Strawberry Chicken Salad- Guest Post!!!

April 4, 2012

…Hopefully as you are all here reading this guest post by my friend Holly, I am sipping an ice cold margarita on the beach. Unless of course it’s 7am, then I am probably enjoying a gorgeous breakfast buffet, that I didn’t have to make! Please welcome Holly from Life as a Lofthouse. Her blog is […]

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Shogayaki Chicken and Apricot Rice

March 22, 2012

I always know when I get home and unpack my groceries if I had to stand in the check out lane too long. I come home with magazines. Some girls like People, Us, and Cosmo…I like Saveur, Taste of Home, and Everyday Food! But I found a new one that I had never seen before. […]

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Mini Meatloaf and Corn Casserole

January 3, 2012

Yep, teeth are still hurting. No treats again today! Instead, how about a perfect weeknight dinner recipe? This is my easy meatloaf with a side of corn. Spruced up a little bit for a more filling meal. My really good friend Rhonda made this corn casserole for us many holidays ago. Through the years I’ve […]

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

November 23, 2011
Frozen Cranberry Salad

In my family, Jello salads are served at every holiday. Sometimes it is just a classic bowl of Jello, and sometimes it’s something fancier like Pretzel Jello. Grandma always serves something cold with lunch and dinner (at least I sure hope that wiggly cold dish is Jello)! Here’s the problem I have with Jello: there […]

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Best Macaroni and Cheese Ever

November 22, 2011
Classic macaroni and cheese, homemade and simply THE BEST!

In college I was a mac and cheese lover. I made some nearly every night of the weekend. However, I never parted with that blue box. I mean really, it was the cheesiest. I would try mac and cheese at restaurants, but they were always so bland that I never attempted to make it myself. […]

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Jill’s Cheating Potatoes

November 9, 2011
Loaded Mashed Potatoes: easy potatoes filled with cream cheese, cheddar, bacon, onion and baked in your oven!

I call these “cheating potatoes.” No offense to my mother-in-law, Jill, but they use boxed mashed potatoes. I remember my very first Thanksgiving dinner with my in-laws, and I remember these potatoes being brought out. Of course my first thought was….WHERE THE HECK IS THE 30lb BOWL OF POTATOES??? But of course, that’s the way […]

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Roasted Broccoli and Zucchini

August 19, 2011

I can’t even count at this point how many zucchini recipes I have posted in the past couple months. Trust me, I know, it’s ridiculous. I get it. But, if you have a garden like mine, with zucchini popping up every couple of days, you might be looking for new ways to use it! This […]

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Pesto Pasta

August 16, 2011

Right now I have basil bushes growing in my garden. Three of them. It’s a lot of basil. One of my favorite things to make is homemade pesto! Well, that and bruschetta. The kids were a little afraid of the overwhelming “green factor”, but it turned out they really enjoyed the pasta! The best part though, […]

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Potato Salad

June 2, 2011

I’m sure every family has their own potato salad recipe. This one comes from my dad’s side of the family. Grandma Bauer. Isn’t it funny how some of your favorite memories of people revolve around food? I imagine one day, long after I’m gone, that may be how I am remembered. Grandma Bauer made the […]

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