June 12th, 2013


Apple Pomegranate Salad

Posted on Dec 15th, 2015

One of our favorite holiday season sides is Apple Pomegranate Salad. I got the recipe from my sister years ago and it's been a favorite at our house…

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Pasta Salad (Market Monday)

Posted on Jun 9th, 2014

Recently, my friend Amy from Rainy Day Cravings posted on Facebook that she'd just made the best pasta salad she'd ever had. Being a huge pasta salad…

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Balsamic Grilled Pear & Chicken Salad with Parmesan Onion Toasts

Posted on Sep 18th, 2014

I love having a good, hearty salad for dinner. One that's loaded with fresh veggies and fruit, some protein, and something crunchy--my favorite…

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Bulgur Apple Salad with Cranberries and Almonds

Posted on Apr 15th, 2016

I was searching for some unique ways to use bulgur wheat (because I'd bought a whole bag with the intention of eating super healthy), when I came…

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Caprese Pasta Salad

Posted on Jun 30th, 2012

If you love the flavors of caprese salad, you'll love this light, fresh pasta version too.  I have tons of basil and tomatoes in my garden right…

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Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad

Posted on Sep 5th, 2016

I don't know what the weather is like in your neck of the woods, but things are still pretty hot here in Colorado. Fall might be right around…

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Chickpea Edamame Salad with Avocado Ginger Dressing

Posted on Jan 16th, 2014

I love chickpeas and edamame and often incorporate them into salads and other healthy lunches, so putting them together seemed like a natural thing…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Salad (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Cucumbers are probably my kids favorite vegetable, so I knew I couldn't go wrong picking up a handful of cukes at the farmers' market this week. When…

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Favorite Chicken Salad

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

I love a good chicken salad sandwich. Which means I've tried a lot of chicken salad recipes over the years, and this one is definitely my favorite.…

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Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Dressing

Posted on May 25th, 2014

I love all of the fresh fruit that is available during the summer months. I'm pretty content to eat it as is, but this Fresh Fruit Salad…

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

I love this Frozen Cranberry Salad!  I think my husband and kids love it even more than I do. It's one of the easiest dishes to prepare on my…

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Golden Lemon Blueberry Salad

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016

Everybody needs a good potluck salad recipe in their collection. You know, the fluffy kind made with pudding and whipped cream. And you won't…

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Greek Pasta Salad

Posted on Jul 14th, 2011

This is one of my favorite pasta salad recipes. I'm not sure what's Greek about pepperoni, but I'm not complaining. I've recently…

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

Posted on Sep 21st, 2013

I  have been meaning to post this recipe for homemade ranch dressing forever.  I make it all the time....let's just say we have at least…

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Kale and Almond Salad with Lemon and Parmesan (Market Monday)

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2014

There has been an abundance of kale at my farmers' market the last few weeks. There's a reason kale has become so popular lately. It's a great source…

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Kale, Olive and Chickpea Salad

Posted on Jul 24th, 2015

You've probably heard about the Mediterranean diet and how good it is for your health. The typical Mediterranean diet includes…

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Lemon Berry Fruit Salad

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2015

I love serving fruit salad year-round, but especially during the summer when there's so much delicious fruit in-season. And this fruit salad is one…

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Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Posted on Jul 6th, 2010

Orzo is one of my favorite little pastas, and this Mediterranean Orzo Salad is simple, delicious and healthy. It's great for a picnic, summer…

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Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

If you're planning an end-of-summer Labor Day barbecue (and even if you aren't), I highly recommend putting this salad on your menu. It's one of the…

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Orzo Chicken Salad

Posted on Mar 21st, 2010

This is like a cross between a chicken salad and a pasta salad.  It makes a lot, so if you aren't feeding a crowd, you may want to half the…

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Pea Salad with Cashews and Bacon

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2010

The first time I tried this salad, I was a little apprehensive.  Peas as the main ingredient in a salad just seemed a little strange…

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Pineapple Coleslaw

Posted on Aug 12th, 2015

I'm a big fan of coleslaw in pretty much any form. My husband, not so much. Although I think I'm winning him over, and this Pineapple Coleslaw is one…

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Quinoa Pomegranate Salad with Candied Pecans

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.…

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Ranch BLT Pasta Salad

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2013

Salads and sandwiches are two of my favorite summertime meals, and this tasty pasta salad combines both into one amazing dish. It has all the flavors…

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Roasted Tomato and Bread Salad (Panzanella)

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

Summer is the season for garden fresh tomatoes. I already have a few varieties appearing in my garden, and the heirloom tomatoes are starting to…

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Southwest Potato Salad

Posted on Jan 11th, 2016

One of my resolutions for 2016 is to eat healthier lunches. This seems to be a challenge for most people I know, whether they work in or…

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Southwest Quinoa Salad

Posted on Mar 7th, 2012

Quinoa is quickly becoming one of my favorites grains.  It's just so versatile, especially as the base for a nutritious, protein packed…

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Southwest Tuna Salad

Posted on Jun 5th, 2015

With warm weather fast approaching, I'm always on the look-out for meals that don't require heating up the kitchen. Which means tuna is a staple of…

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Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad

Posted on May 3rd, 2015

Sometimes, I get a craving for what I like to call a "potluck salad." You know, the kind that's loaded with whipped cream, pudding and marshmallows,…

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Strawberry Cantaloupe Salad with Mint & Feta (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013

A few weeks ago my husband was in Germany at a business meeting where he was served watermelon with feta cheese for dessert. He made a point of…

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Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

Today's Market Monday recipes uses all kinds of fresh, in-season produce. I harvested the cherry tomatoes and basil from my garden, and picked…

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Winter Grapefruit Salad with Honey and Mint

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

It's about this time of year that I really start to miss our weekly farmers' market. I especially miss the fruit, since there seems to be…

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