Edamame Quinoa Salad Recipe

Edamame Quinoa Salad Recipe

I love healthy salads like this that are based on grains with tons of veggies and flavorful ingredients. This Edamame Quinoa Salad was inspired by The Girl Who Ate Everything’s recipe, but I changed it up a bit to suit my own tastes and what I had on hand. The salad is so yummy and flavorful and very satisfying. I … Continue Reading →
Whole Grain Bulgur and Red Quinoa Salad Recipe

Whole Grain Bulgur and Red Quinoa Salad Recipe

Today’s recipe is for whole grain bulgur and red quinoa salad which is perfect to make in a big batch for lunch during the week. I had been buying this pre-made from the deli at my grocery store but decided to try making some myself to keep the price down. It is actually a really easy salad to make, I … Continue Reading →
INFOGRAPHIC: Salad Dressing 101

INFOGRAPHIC: Salad Dressing 101

May is National Salad Month. I love a salad and have been making them more often on my own at home. Dressing is one area that is actually much easier than we think. This week’s infographic shows you the basic formula for making a homemade salad dressing and options you can try. Get creative and mix up ingredients from your … Continue Reading →
Cilantro and Lime Coleslaw Recipe

Cilantro and Lime Coleslaw Recipe

Coleslaw has never been a favorite food of mine. Most of them that I tasted over the years just tasted like mushy cabbage in mayo and I was not a fan. However, I do like salads and thought I could come up with some coleslaw I might like. Last night I made this Cilantro and Lime Coleslaw for the first … Continue Reading →
Refreshing Chopped Salad Recipe For All Year Round

Refreshing Chopped Salad Recipe For All Year Round

A couple of weeks ago I wanted a side dish for dinner to go with BBQ pulled pork done in the slow cooker. Right now it is autumn and cooler, but I really had a tasted for BBQ. We used to always have potatoes and corn on the cob with something like this, but I wanted something lighter and fresher … Continue Reading →
Fresh and Fruity Beet Salad Recipe

Fresh and Fruity Beet Salad Recipe

Summer salads are still perfect this time of year for many of us. Here in St. Louis late August and early September can be our hottest times of the year. Aunt Nellie’s Beets shared this recipe with me and I had to give it a try. It is a really refreshing and light salad and packed full of fruits and … Continue Reading →
Tyson Pepperoni Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

Tyson Pepperoni Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Pasta salad is always a winner with my friends and family as a side or a full meal solution. I like to try to come up with new ideas … Continue Reading →
Bring Salad Bars to School Cafeterias [infographic]

Bring Salad Bars to School Cafeterias [infographic]

We all know the importance of eating lots of fresh veggies. Finally, we are starting to see more and more campaigns to help schools provide healthier foods to our kids. The Salad Bar Nation is one way this is happening. On Salad Bar Nation you can actually find a new salad recipe every week – I love this! There are … Continue Reading →
Lean Cuisine Salad Additions Review and Giveaway

Lean Cuisine Salad Additions Review and Giveaway

Sometimes I am asked if I want to try something and I say no. Occasionally though they convince me to try it. That is what happened with the new Lean Cuisine Salad Additions. When I read the description that they were frozen I did not think I would like them, but I was convinced to try. My samples arrived and … Continue Reading →