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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Asian Chicken Salad with Chili Lime and Peanut Dressings

I have been wanting to make an Asian Chicken Salad for quite some time now and I keep seeing them pop up everywhere around the blogosphere. My absolute favorite version is from Granite City and it was my mission to recreate it and share it with you all. Please don’t be intimidated by the ingredient list…a

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Cobb Salad

Now that the summer heat has set in, I have been craving cool, crisp salad all the time. The only problem here is one of those boys I live with (the big one) doesn’t think salad is a meal. In comes the Cobb Salad to prove him wrong because if you know me, you know

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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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Cucumber Tomato Salad

So, I know I have already shared a couple cucumber salad recipes with you all (here and here) but Noah and I are big cucumber fans and we go through quite a few every week. Because of this, we are always looking for new ways to eat them and this Cucumber Tomato Salad is our current

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Favorite 30 Minute {or Less} Meals

Wow, Vegas was a whirlwind and I have to say, I was definitely ready to come home! It was a fun trip but we tried to do way too much in not enough time. Joel and I always seem to do this when we have a little getaway without Noah. When I go somewhere for

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Crock Pot Cafe Rio Chicken

Crock pot meals are totally where it’s at right now in our humble abode. As I said before, picking up Joel from work every day is totally cramping my cooking style so I have to adjust until a darn space in a parking garage opens up. The ingredients in this Cafe Rio Chicken combine to

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