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Salads

Easy Italian Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing

Easy Italian Pasta Salad with salami, mushrooms, mozzarella balls, cherry tomatoes, red onion, fresh parsley and zesty Italian dressing! Make it ahead of time if possible, as the flavor intensifies as it sits in the fridge! This recipe is perfect… Continue Reading →

Egg Salad Mason Jar Recipe

Egg salad just might be my favorite of the salads. It goes back to my childhood, my mom was always making us open-faced egg salad on toast. These days I’m trying to go low-carb, so I’m eating more salads. In comes Egg… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: GREEN Fruit Salad & Skewers

Fruit salad is a staple side dish and snack in our house, and we whipped up a big bowl of green fruit salad to welcome in the month of March. This would be a perfect side dish for a St…. Continue Reading →

Arugula Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

This salad has been one of my favorites to make this winter. It’s fresh, filling, and has so much great flavor. Add some cheese, nuts, and a bacon vinaigrette and you’re set for lunch! I’ve loved arugula for a long time… Continue Reading →

13 Make-Ahead Mason Jar Salads

I really struggle with what to eat for lunch. It’s an odd time of day. I don’t want to cook a big meal, I’m not feeling like leftovers, and I don’t want to eat off my kids plates… I’m trying to… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Parmesan Whole Wheat Croutons

My kids love croutons – do yours? Sometimes, I think they only agree to eat salad so they can load their bowls with crunchy croutons! I couldn’t believe we had never made our own croutons before. These Parmesan whole wheat… Continue Reading →

This Healthy Chicken Curry Salad Sounds SO Yummy!

I’m not one to trade flavor for low-fat, but with this curried chicken salad from Cookin’ Canuck I found at the Make and Takes Spotlight, I don’t think I have to. Can’t wait to give it a go! More Yum… Continue Reading →

Chicken, Black Bean, Radish and Avocado Salad

Swing into salad season with this yummy chicken, black bean, radish and avocado salad from Kalyn’s Kitchen. Add in some lime and cilantro and it sounds pretty much like a bite of yummy heaven! More salad inspiration found here: Cold… Continue Reading →

Simple Summer Pasta Salad

Summer is on it’s way. Can you feel it? Even here in Seattle we are seeing some sun. So I say it’s time to plan a backyard party, maybe even potluck style. If that’s the case with you, I’ve got… Continue Reading →

Healthy Potato Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing

I don’t care much for mayo-based potato salads. While I like a creamy dressing, the mayo feels a bit too heavy to me. So usually I opt for a salad more along the lines of a German potato salad made… Continue Reading →

In Season: Grilled Peach Salad

Peaches are so good right now, I can’t get enough. I eat them morning, noon, and night! I love eating them plain, but I also enjoy creating peach recipes. A few of my favorite peach recipes are Peaches and Cream… Continue Reading →

Spruce Up Your Potluck Fruit Salad

I love fruit.  I love fruit salad.  I LOVE when I go to a potluck or a BBQ and there’s a giant bowl of fruit salad calling to me. But it can get kind of boring, right?  Melon, grapes and… Continue Reading →

Beat the Heat with Antipasto Salad

It’s too hot to turn on the stove or oven.  So we’ve been eating a lot of salad this summer.  This one is one that my husband and oldest daughter really love–Antipasto Salad. We’ve enjoyed antipasto platters at various restaurants…. Continue Reading →

Cold Rice Noodle Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Yes….summer is practically here.  I’ve had picnics on my mind.  We had one picnic during Spring Break and it was super fun.  I’m thinking of  fun things we could take along besides the usual peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Spring Salads

I love to eat a good salad and spring seems to bring on all kinds of fresh yummy recipes. I’ve found 6 delicious looking recipes for salads from the M&T Spotlight that are perfect for a quick lunch or a… Continue Reading →

Braised Kale with Toasted Bread Crumbs

St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday. We usually make Corned Beef and Cabbage in the slow cooker, but inevitably my husband is the only one who eats it and it goes to waste. This year I told him we are not… Continue Reading →

Roasted Pear and Grape Salad

Fall is in the air and I am very excited for fall foods. Pumpkin, apples, squash, and pears are taking over my kitchen. I picked up a basket of pears at the farmers market to make this Roasted Pear and… Continue Reading →

Mix Up Salad Nicoise

Summer has officially ended, but our garden is still producing.  The tomatoes are ripening like crazy and I bring a big bowl in each afternoon, still warm from the sun.  I can’t think of a better way to use up… Continue Reading →

Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Parsley and Spring Onions

Technically this is a springtime recipe, but I’ve been making it almost weekly since I found the recipe in one of my new cookbooks, Salad as a Meal by Patricia Wells. I’m constantly wanting to try new recipes using quinoa…. Continue Reading →

Spinach Salad with Mango, Avocado, Jicama, and Pepitas

During the spring and summer months I love eating salads. I try to mix up the ingredients so I don’t get bored with the same old salad every day. One of my new favorite salads is spinach salad with mango,… Continue Reading →

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