The Classic Potato Salad

Fourth of July is a time of family gatherings, fireworks, and delicious BBQ meals. Hot dogs, ribs, baked beans, and of course potato salad. This particular recipe belonged to my Nana, and my Mom has been making it every summer since I can remember. It is an absolute staple on our summer menus. Nothing quite…

Garlic Expression Roasted Brussels Sprouts

If you don’t know about Garlic Expressions yet, you soon will be purchasing it. I happen to think it’s one of the greatest go-to items to have in your home. My brother might disagree (ok, so maybe I did go a little heavy once on the mashed potatoes… I thought it was delicious though!)… but…

Almond Slivered Brown Rice

My parents love brown rice. Me… not so much. Until recently, that is. I never found the dry, grainy texture of the rice to be that appetizing, especially when compared to my favorite carb, pasta. But the other night I was cooking with a friend, and I had decided we were going to be healthy…

Easy Cheesy Potatoes

A DIVA Brunch is not complete without this dish. Neither is Christmas Eve Dinner. Ingredients 2 large bags frozen Hashed Brown Potatoes 2 cans Cream of Potato Soup 1 pint + low fat Sour Cream 1 bag + shredded Cheddar Cheese ยฝ cup + Parmesan Cheese Salt & Pepper, to taste Combine all the ingredients,…

Christmas Eve Cheesy Potatoes

If I had to pick one recipe that was our family specialty, I would have to pick cheesy potatoes. Nothing says comfort food and home like this creamy, cheesy hash brown casserole. It used to be that we would only get them on Christmas… that was until I finally figured out the recipe! I may…

DIVA Potato Salad

When the snow finally melts in Michigan, everyone starts looking forward to thought of summer weekends up north on the lakes. Trips with friends are planned, and everyone loads into the cars on a Friday to fight the traffic on I-75. But it’s all worth it once you hit the northern cities on the water….