With garden fresh cucumbers, onions, and sour cream, this Creamy Cucumber Salad is a cool, refreshing summer salad great for cookouts or light dinners. I’m doing my summer MIA thing again. I know. I swore this would be the summer I finally shared the recipe for this Creamy Cucumber Salad, though, since I make it every single… Continue reading CREAMY CUCUMBER SALAD

Pear Apple Broccoli Salad

Delicious cold broccoli salad with sweet and fruity tones that is perfect for summer cook-outs. This broccoli salad is packed with apples, pears, pecans, blue cheese crumbles, and mixed with homemade Apple Vinaigrette. BROCCOLI SALAD Lots of cook-outs and BBQ parties are happening this holiday weekend and even more to come as summer is fast approaching. My house is no… Continue reading Pear Apple Broccoli Salad

Easy Taco Salad

Taco Salad is crispy, crunchy and colorful! Crisp lettuce is topped with a zesty seasoned ground beef, crunchy tortilla chips and all of our favorite taco toppings.  It’s so quick, it makes an easy weeknight meal or even a build-your-own taco salad bar when feeding a crowd! What to Serve with Taco Salad This Taco Salad… Continue reading Easy Taco Salad

Ranch 7 Layer Salad

7 Layer Salad is delicious easy salad recipe loaded up with fresh veggies and lettuce topped with an delicious creamy dressing. Even better, this recipe is intended to be made ahead of time making it the perfect potluck dish! In this easy seven layer salad, we often add in leftover chicken or turkey to make it… Continue reading Ranch 7 Layer Salad

kfc coleslaw copycat

I made a huge batch of this delicious “copycat” KFC coleslaw for my granddaughter’s birthday party! It makes a ton, so if you don’t need a vat of coleslaw, you can easily cut the recipe in half. I’ve tried using a food processor to make this before and it didn’t achieve the very specific consistency… Continue reading kfc coleslaw copycat

Southern Potato Salad

Southern Potato Salad is super creamy with a blend of mayonnaise and mustard, hard-boiled eggs, sweet onion, sweet pickle relish, and celery. It is a potluck must and the only recipe for potato salad you need. There’s nothing like a bowl of good old-fashioned southern Potato Salad. A go to potato salad recipe is something… Continue reading Southern Potato Salad

Cobb Salad

Classic American Cobb salad, a composed salad with bacon, avocado, chicken breast, tomato, hard boiled egg, chives, arranged on a bed of romaine, Boston, frisée lettuce and watercress. Cobb salad is the quintessential American salad, first pulled together on a whim by Robert Cobb of the former Los Angeles landmark Brown Derby restaurant when he needed to… Continue reading Cobb Salad


Shea will be 7 months old on Wednesday (howww???) and we are still on our breastfeeding journey. Which is more pumping than anything with work, but still…high five, self! While many women notice cravings and an increased appetite during pregnancy. I escaped all of that during my pregnancy. I actually ate most of my meals… Continue reading SONOMA CHICKEN SALAD

Fresh Summer Fruit Salad with Basil Syrup

Fresh fruits are daily essentials, especially in the warm weather, when their water and nutrient content replenishes us. Each fruit contains different nutrients, so combining a variety of fruits in one bowl maximizes our meal’s health quotient! A rainbow of different fruits is not only healthy, but a feast for the eyes! Yields: 6 servings |… Continue reading Fresh Summer Fruit Salad with Basil Syrup

Veggie & Pesto Sandwich

Looking for lots of flavor at lunchtime? This Veggie Pesto Sandwich packs a punch, all while being meatless, portable, and budget-friendly. My friend Alison is so great at discovering new flavor combinations like this coconut berry salad for instance. I love it when we’re at potlucks together because I get all kinds of great ideas. This sandwich… Continue reading Veggie & Pesto Sandwich

Loaded Pasta Salad

This pasta salad has everything but the kitchen sink! It’s really a meal in itself. PASTA SALAD FOR SUMMER What better way to usher in summer than a fine, chilled pasta salad? This salad combines a bit of everything. In fact, it could be a complete meal if you wanted it to be, but it’s… Continue reading Loaded Pasta Salad

BBQ Green Beans

I love green beans, it’s my specialty to come up with new ideas when it comes to making green beans! It makes a perfect side dish. Check this BBQ green beans out, you will love it. If you’re looking for an easy, flavorful side dish to get you through summer, these barbecue green beans are… Continue reading BBQ Green Beans