Lemony Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

Lemony Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

After a long winter, bring some bright, refreshing flavors to the table with this Lemony Mint Pesto Pasta Salad.  I am so ready for Spring guys. These last few months have been long and cold and harsh here in Nebraska and I’m OVER it. I’m also ready for some grass in our yard so we don’t

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Chicken Club Salad

Chicken Club Salad

I turned one of my favorite sandwiches into a big, delicious salad. This Chicken Club Salad is packed with juicy chicken, crispy bacon, tomatoes, avocados and homemade croutons. Drizzle it with homemade buttermilk dill dressing for the perfect meal. I am a lover of sandwiches. I would eat one each and every day if I

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Ramen Salad

Ramen Salad

It’s not truly a holiday or family gathering without Ramen Salad. This super simple side dish brings fresh crunch and unique flavor to any menu. *Edit: photos and text in this post have been updated since its original post date in 2012. The recipe has not changed. With the holidays fast approaching, I’ve got menus

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Chopped Pizza Salad

Chopped Pizza Salad

If you’re looking for a way to get your family to eat more salad, this is the recipe for you. Chopped Pizza Salad turns your favorite pizza into a delicious salad. Easily customizable with your favorite toppings for a healthier, lighter summer meal. I got back from Vegas late Thursday night and jumped right back

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Fall Harvest Salad

This Fall Harvest Salad is chock full of well, all things fall. Mustard, bacon and bleu cheese brings the savory while maple, apple and candied walnuts add some sweetness. It’s the perfect salad to healthfully welcome the cooler weather of fall. When the temps drop do you get excited for all the warm, hearty foods

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Caramelized Onion German Potato Salad

Sweet, vinegary sauce tossed with potatoes, caramelized onions and crisp bacon makes for the best way to celebrate the end of summer and welcome fall this Labor Day. I have to admit that we are not a big potato salad family. If there is a choice between potato or pasta salad we always, always choose pasta

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Copycat Chick-fil-A Superfoods Salad

Copycat Chick-fil-A Superfoods Salad

I am so ready for summer. Well, not the whole no school thing but for some warm weather at least. It’s been in the 50’s and raining the last week and I’m kind of over it. Get it together Nebraska. Besides the warm weather and pool days, my favorite thing about summer is cool, crisp, refreshing

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California Cobb Lettuce Wraps

The weather around here has been bipolar to say the least. It was 70 degrees this weekend and still pretty nice on Monday then we wake up yesterday and it’s 25 degrees. Seriously Nebraska, get it together. Short sleeves on Saturday and winter coats on Tuesday. Not cool. NOT COOL.  The warmth got me feeling

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Raspberry Feta Salad with Raspberry Balsamic Dressing

Now that summer has arrived and it’s finally getting warm, I am trying to keep the oven off as much as possible. That means lots of grilling and salads. We like to mix it up and create all kinds of unique salads so that we don’t get bored. This salad is a little fancy and

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