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Good morning on this gloomy Monday here in Austin, TX. I know it’s hard for most people to get out of bed when the weather is telling us to stay in and watch movies all day. But to everyone that made it this morning, I commend you! And to reward you I’m showing you 4 delicious vegetable side dishes that are easy to make. Save it for your dinner this week, or find a way to jazz it up for Thanksgiving in a couple of weeks.

Cheesy Garlic Broccoli

broccoli

INGREDIENTS

Serves 6-8

3 broccoli crowns
1 ¾ cup cheddar cheese, shredded
3 cloves garlic, crushed
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 375ºF/190ºC.
2. Spread out broccoli in a medium rectangular casserole dish.
3. Stir the garlic and cheddar cheese together in a separate bowl.
4. Sprinkle the cheese evenly over broccoli and add salt and pepper to taste.
5. Bake for 25 minutes.
6. Enjoy!

Honey-Roasted Carrots

carrot

INGREDIENTS

Serves 3-4

6 whole carrots, peeled with tips and ends cut off
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons honey
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 400ºF/200ºC.
2. In a medium casserole dish, evenly coat the carrots in butter, honey, salt, and pepper. (TIP! If you prefer bite-sized pieces, simply chop the carrots instead of leaving them whole.)
3. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
4. Enjoy!

Parmesan Corn

corn

INGREDIENTS

Serves 6

6 half ears corn, cleaned and husked
2 tablespoons butter, softened
½ cup grated parmesan
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 375ºF/190ºC.
2. Coat each ear of corn in a thin layer of butter and roll in the parmesan cheese to coat.
3. Place corn in a square baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
4. Bake for 25 minutes.
5. Enjoy!

Bacon & Onion Roasted Potatoes

bacon

INGREDIENTS

Serves 6-8

½ pound bacon, chopped
6 medium red potatoes, chopped into ¾-inch pieces
1 2-ounce packet onion soup mix
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 425ºF/220ºC.
2. Cook bacon in a cast iron skillet until crisp.
3. Remove any excess grease, if preferred.
4. Add the potatoes and onion soup mix to the skillet and stir. Add salt and pepper to taste.
5. Bake in the skillet for 20-25 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked through.
6. Enjoy!

Hopefully these delicious recipes help make your Monday a little more bearable. Not to worry, only 4 more days until Friday!

Your Realtor and Friend for Life~ Kathy

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Hey you!! Don’t forget that there’s a holiday between Halloween and Christmas and it’s actually the best holiday of the year! I’m talking about THANKSGIVING!! People tend to skip right over this holiday once Halloween ends and I don’t see how you could. It’s the only time it’s acceptable to stuff your face full of food, nap, and then do it all over again. In the spirit of this holiday here are some unique side dishes to accompany the star of the show, the turkey!!

Creamy Brie Four Cheese Mac and Cheese

Creamy Brie Four Cheese Mac and Cheese

Recipe: http://www.halfbakedharvest.com/creamy-brie-four-cheese-mac-cheese-buttery-ritz-crackers/

Smashed Lemon Herb Baked Potatoes

Smashed Lemon Herb Baked Potatoes

Recipe: http://www.galonamission.com/smashed-herb-lemon-baked-potatoes/

Sweet Potato and Honey Goat Cheese Pizza

Sweet Potato and Honey Goat Cheese Pizza

Recipe: http://www.simplysated.com/sweet-potato-honey-goat-cheese-pizza/

Green Beans with Pancetta and Red Onions

Green Beans with Pancetta and Red Onions

Recipe: http://www.joyfulhealthyeats.com/green-beans-pancetta-red-onions/

Hawaiian Sweet Bread Stuffing

Hawaiian Sweet Bread Stuffing

Recipe: http://www.thecookierookie.com/hawaiian-sweet-bread-stuffing/

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