Bacon and Honey French Dressing

Bacon and Honey French Dressing

This homemade Bacon and Honey French Dressing is just what your salad needs this spring. Sweet, tangy with just a hint of smokiness.  It’s finally getting warm my friends and that means it’s salad time. Isn’t it funny how our appetites shift with the weather? Now that the sun is shining I’m definitely in the mood

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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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Homemade Croutons

Homemade Croutons

If you are a salad lover and need that carby crunch, Homemade Croutons are a must. Ridiculously easy and cheap to make with results far and above the store-bought version.  **Update: This post, recipe and the photos within have been updated from its original posting in 2012. There were literally 90 words in the original

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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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Dijon Bacon Croutons

Homemade croutons are the best but add bacon and Dijon mustard to create these Dijon Bacon Croutons and they become magical. Add crazy flavor and crunch to your favorite salad with these delicious little bread nuggets. “AGAIN with the bacon Meg?” hopefully said no one ever. I really didn’t mean to go overboard on the

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My Favorite Quick Healthy Lunches

I don’t know about you but when it comes to lunch I want something quick with minimal effort. I generally cook dinner every night of the week so I don’t want to be cooking a full breakfast and lunch too. Plus, who has the time for that? I usually eat lunch after Hannah is down

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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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