Tag: bacon

Brussels Sprouts Salad

The first time I tried Brussels Sprouts 20 years ago, I hated them. My husband (then boyfriend) brought home a bag from our local grocer, and proceeded to torture them until they were unedible. Neither of us is sure what he did to them, but they tasted bitter and mushy. […]

 

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Adding a splash of balsamic vinegar adds just a hint of sweetness to these beautiful roasted brussels sprouts. They’re cooked with slices of bacon on top, which allow the flavor and fat from the bacon to seep into the vegetables. Truly delightful! We served this alongside Georgian Pecan-Crusted Trout.  

 

Pesto Zoodles with Bacon and Tomatoes

Who knew zucchini could taste this good? This is a fresh and flavorful rainbow on your plate! Salty bacon and juicy tomatoes pair perfectly with fresh, homemade vegan pesto. Thanks to Paleo Running Momma for the original recipe. Since a major ingredient of pesto is garlic, we adjusted the recipe […]

 

Stuffed Potato Skins with Guacamole

Dinner or snack? Snack or dinner? It’s hard to categorize these crispy, salty finger-foods as one or other other. On their own, perhaps they’re best as an hors d’oeuvre or afternoon snack. Pair them with steamed asparagus or a side salad, and they earn a righteous place on the dinner […]