Side Dishes

Best Darn Baked Beans

The Best Darn Baked Beans | Mini Van Dreams

I made these delicious baked beans for the 4th of July bash we have at our house every year.  Everyone said they were the “best darn baked beans,” so I decided to call them that.  They started more as a “creation” and morphed into these deliciously sweet and tangy baked beans that our guests were […] Read more…

Zucchini and Onions

Zucchini and Onions | Mini Van Dreams

Today, I am sharing one of my all-time favorite recipes – Zucchini and Onions.  This is one of my go-to recipes when I am looking for something filling to round out dinner.  The basic recipe below can be doctored up anyway you like it… throw in some crumbled bacon or garlic for a more robust […] Read more…

Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Cheddar Bay Biscuits | Mini Van Dreams #easyrecipes #recipes

There is nothing like cheddar bay biscuits.  Especially hot from the oven with the butter oozing off them.  My mouth is watering just thinking about them.  The best part is, they are so easy to make!  And eat, but I digress… These pair perfectly with just about everything… even my Green Beans, Potatoes and Bacon […] Read more…

Parmesan Zucchini

Parmesan Zucchini and Onions via Mini Van Dreams #recipes #easyrecipes #healthy

Today’s recipe for Parmesan Zucchini  is delicious and so easy.  I eat this about 3 times a week and usually take leftovers to work for lunch.  It pairs perfectly with my Bacon, Onion & Swiss Pork Chops from last week.  As I mentioned last week, Don and I have turned over a new leaf and are […] Read more…