Homemade Garlic Croutons

What is a salad without croutons? Well, it’s a little healthier and less carby but that’s no fun! And sure, you probably have a bag or box somewhere in your pantry full of them right? But have you ever made your own? I’m hear to tell you, store bought vs.…

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Greek Salad

Greek salad is a fast, easy, and delicious recipe. It can be served as a side dish or an appetizer with pita chips and hummus.  Seriously the Greeks really had the best flavors to play with. If you’re a vegetable gardener, chance are you already have most of the ingredients…

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20+ Salads for Dinner

I love salad, especially for dinner. We have it at least once a week as a meal. It’s wonderful! Fresh lettuce and vegetables with a lean protein and fun flavorful ingredients like pecans, fruit, and goat cheese, what’s not to love? The sky is truly the limit as to how…

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“Crack”aroni salad

I’ve been making this recipe for 15 years! Every summer it’s found at every camping trip and barbecue from May through September. People demand it of me! And who am I to argue? It’s easy, cheap, and delicious. I love this recipe because I can make a batch large enough…

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Old Fashioned Potato Salad

There are some recipes that everyone considers the quintessential All-American summer side dishes. Baked beans, coleslaw, corn on the cob, but probably the most essential is the potato salad. What is a barbecue without potato salad? What is a picnic without a potato salad? What is Summer without potato salad??…

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Creamy Tomato, Cucumber, and Dill Salad

Creamy Tomato, Cucumber, and Dill Salad

Summer is certainly over. The leaves are turning, the nights are chillier, and my garden is beginning it’s slow sad demise. All except the cucumbers and cherry tomatoes. They are still hanging on strong! And there are way more than I can seem to keep up with. Which is saying…

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Taco Salad with Easy Homemade Shells

Taco salad is one of my favorite dishes. I’m fairly sure it’s not authentic and, up until a few months ago, thought it impossible to make at home. Isn’t that just about the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever heard? It’s a stupid salad! Salads are the easiest thing in the world…

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Chicken Apple Feta Salad

Salad! It’s what’s for dinner! Have you ever had salad for dinner? It’s pretty awesome. In an effort to eat healthier, Mountain Man and I started a weekly meal plan about a year ago that includes salad once a week for dinner. It’s great. Lots of protein, flavor, and antioxidants.…

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Bacon Blue Chicken Salad

I swear there’s a salad under there! No really! I remember putting it there. I love a salad that is just packed with protien goodness! Chicken, bacon, blue cheese, and candied pecans top this green bed to create a unique and intensely flavorful full meal deal. Once up a time there was a…

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Italian Chop Salad

  Three things that are typically very successful in my veggie garden are garlic, tomatoes, and lettuce. Naturally this means lots of salads. On a hot day, nothing is better than a cool crisp salad for dinner. MM often looks at me funny when we do this because he doesn’t think it will…

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