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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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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Southwestern Chopped Salad with Blue Cheese Avocado Dressing

I have another Mexican inspired recipe to share today in preparation for Cinco de Mayo tomorrow just in case you didn’t find something in yesterday’s taco post. We decided on these Loaded Carne Asada Tacos for our little celebration but if you want to make smarter decisions and keep it light, this Southwestern Chopped Salad

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Copycat Olive Garden Dressing

Have any of you stripped and refinished furniture before? Any tips or tricks? It’s our big project this weekend and it seems like a bit of work but I’m super pumped about it. We are tackling our dining room table and buffet which are both older than me. My parents bought it right before I

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Honey Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

This Honey Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette is officially my new favorite salad dressing and I’m pretty sure it will be my dressing of the summer. It’s incredibly vibrant and zingy….the perfect dressing to keep it light and bright for the upcoming swimsuit season. My favorite way to serve this dressing is over a salad of romaine,

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Honey Mustard Dressing

Growing up, there were lots of foods that I thought I didn’t like because I never actually tried them to find out. Salads, sweet potatoes and mustard were among them (well, it actually took a few months of forcing myself to eat salads to like them and now I love them). Turns out I really like mustard in moderation

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Creamy Citrus Vinaigrette

Since starting this blog, I’ve began making a lot more things from scratch and dressings are one of my favorites. It’s amazing how much healthier and cheaper it is to make your own. And bonus, it’s incredibly easy. This Creamy Citrus Vinaigrette is a new favorite. This weekend I tried a new pork chop recipe that incorporated

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Bleu Cheese Dressing

For the longest time I thought I didn’t like bleu cheese. It was another one of those foods that I never actually tried and just assumed I wouldn’t like. Since starting this little blog of mine, I’ve been trying to be more adventurous with my food choices and actually trying foods that I would have

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Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

I made an amazing salad last night (you can find it here) and I needed the perfect dressing to go with it. I have to admit, I am normally a bottled salad dressing kind of girl but lately I have been making my own and it’s crazy how easy it is. Not only that, but

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