Strawberry Balsamic Wedge Salad

A lot of the new salads contain lots of fancy greens. To me, a crisp, iceberg lettuce salad is still a favorite. This one is a nice, big crunchy wedge – which is becoming popular again. “Sugar Dish Me” combines […]

Healthy Tomato Taco Salad

Taco salads are great but are usually loaded with cheese and sour cream. This is a much more healthier, tasty version of a favorite taco salad. Monica of “The Yummy Life” used lean ground turkey and fresh vegetables that make […]

Copycat Wendy’s Apple Pecan Salad

This is a healthy, crunchy salad that everyone will love. It’s hearty enough to enjoy for dinner when you want to have a little change of pace. “Noshing with the Nolands” shares this delicious salad recipe that is full of […]

Three Cheese Italian Pasta Salad

In this Italian Pasta salad, antipasti flavors all come together. This a great make-ahead salad that is terrific to serve to company or take to a potluck. “Comfy Cuisine” shares her family’s favorite pasta salad that includes Genoa Salami, provolone […]

Tarragon Chicken Salad

Crunchy celery, roasted walnuts and onions combine with roasted chicken in smooth mayonnaise and tangy mustard for an ideal lunch or light dinner sandwich. “BeMindfulBeHuman” says it’s the best answer to left over roasted chicken and has made this recipe […]

Supreme Pizza Pasta

This Supreme Pizza Pasta salad combines favorite flavors to make a great tasting summer salad. Your favorite pizza toppings combined in this pasta salad to make a tasty lunch or dinner. “Yesterfood” says this salad really does taste like a […]

Hawaiian Potato Salad

Potato Macaroni Salad is a classic side dish unique to Hawaii and found on any potluck or plate lunch in the islands. “Cooking with Curls” shares her recipe and memories from Hawaii. Everyone has their own version of this potato […]

Seafood Pasta Salad

This tasty pasta salad is always well received, especially in summer.  This one is dressed with a Cajun Seasoning/mayonnaise blend. Lump crab meat can be costly. Use real crab when it’s on sale, but the imitation crab has really inproved […]

BBQ Chicken Southwest Pasta Salad

This satisfying pasta salad has a nice blend of textures and flavors. Between the beans and the pasta, it’s hearty and filling enough to be eaten as a side or a main dish. “YouMadeThat?” mixes up a unique dressing for […]

Cauliflower and Carrot Pickles

Cauliflower – the unloved vegetable is great for pickling because of its firm texture and form. It’s always found in the Italian Giardiniera (pickled vegetables) which is served with most Antipasti. In this recipe from “BemindfulBeHuman”, they take the guess […]

Basic Pesto Sauce Recipe

This distinctively flavored pesto is a great dressing for spaghetti or any pasta. It’s a great condiment too; put a spoonful on fish or chicken hot off the grill for a real treat.  It’s also delicious to add a dollop […]

Taco Salad Casserole

Taco salad is a Mexican-inspired dish with many variations that first appeared in the 60’s. It still remains to be a family favorite. It’s an easy recipe to make when you are busy with school and activities. Re-fried beans adds […]

Melon Salad with Ginger-Mint Dressing

Fresh, easy and pretty enough for a party, this will be your go-to recipe for summer meals. A perfect way to enjoy all the fruits that are in season now. Farmer’s markets are overflowing with peak-season produce bursting with flavor. […]

Summer Vegetable Linguine with Feta

Pasta salad is a perfect dish for versatility.  It’s easily portable and can be served warm or cold.  Take advantage of summer’s bounty with this fresh vegetable pasta salad. When fresh corn comes in, there is nothing better than those […]