Easy Smashed Potatoes – Soft Inside and Crisp Outside

Easy Smashed Potatoes

Potatoes are the ultimate side dish. I will argue that to my death. I love all kinds of other sides – veggies, rice, salad and all the other options. There aren’t many things that I won’t eat, but if I had to choose one side to have for the rest of my life, it would be POTATOES! These Easy Smashed Potatoes are a great way to make your potatoes a little different and they are absolutely irresistible. With a soft and buttery interior and a crisp and salty exterior these smashed potatoes will keep you coming back for more!

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Baked Parmesan Tomatoes – Quick, Easy, Light & Healthy

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

Is it just me, or are fresh summer tomatoes at least a million times better than the ones from the grocery store during the winter? I grabbed a bunch of beautiful tomatoes from a local farmstead the other day, so I decided to make myself a quick, healthy and simple lunch with a couple of them today. This recipe is really intended to be a side dish, but sometimes it’s really all I want for a light meal. These Baked Parmesan Tomatoes can also be an easy and delicious appetizer. Making this recipe is very easy – you will slice your tomatoes into thick slices, top them with seasonings and parmesan and drizzle them with a little oil. Then just bake them until they are hot and the cheese is melty and enjoy!

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Simple Roasted Potatoes

Sometimes I want a crazy, unique and extravagant dinner, and sometimes I just want some crispy potatoes with a little oil, a little salt and a little pepper. This potato recipe is great as is, or it can be modified however you like. Feel free to add in some onions and peppers, some garlic and parmesan or even load the potatoes up with some bacon, cheddar and green onion.

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Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges

If you could choose one side dish to have for the rest of your life, what would it be? I’m not sure if I could narrow it down to one, but I know that mine would definitely be some type of potato. French fries are for sure at the top of my list of favorite sides, but they obviously aren’t the healthiest option. These potato wedges are a healthier and more flavorful alternative to the usually fried version.

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