Side Dishes

Cowboy Casserole

Cowboy Casserole | Mini Van Dreams

Several years ago, I went to a picnic and made a Cowboy Casserole recipe that I found from an old cooking magazine. As soon as a very special friend tasted it, she claimed it was my “go-to recipe” from now on. Since then, I have made this delicious casserole every time I needed to bring […]

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Bacon Wrapped Cheddar Stuffed Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Cheddar Stuffed Jalapenos

These easy bacon wrapped cheddar stuffed jalapenos are like crack! I love jalapeno poppers, but the breading just doesn’t fit into my diabetic diet. So, I decided to figure out a somewhat healthier version with no carbs… and this is it.

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Best Darn Baked Beans

Best Darn Baked Beans | Mini Van Dreams

These baked beans are the best darn baked beans ever! Everyone says so! With summer here, and picnics (hopefully) being planned, you definitely need to make these delicious beans! This scrumptious side dish started more as a “creation” and morphed into these deliciously sweet and tangy baked beans that guests were begging to take home. I hope you enjoy them!

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Swiss Cheese Rosti

Swiss Cheese Rosti Potatoes | Mini Van Dreams

Swiss cheese rosti potatoes is one of my favorite Swiss recipes.  Whenever we go to Amish country, we always stop at the Chalet in the Valley for a meal – and the first thing I order is Swiss cheese rosti to go with my schnitzel.  But, trust me… you can make it at home easy […]

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