Summer Vegetable Salad #SundaySupper

We had some impromptu company one Sunday night, so I threw together a refreshing, crisp Summer Vegetable Salad with  what I could find in my fridge. Summer Vegetable Salad When putting together a salad, I start with the greens. We typically have a box of spinach in the fridge, so that was my base. A […]

Holiday Lettuce Salad

My friend, Gini, whips up this gorgeous salad every Christmas! Her Holiday Lettuce Salad is full of candied almonds, apple, mandarin oranges, and dried cranberries. This terrific dish was served at a bridal shower I recently co-hosted and I got numerous requests for the recipe–it’s that good!!! Holiday Lettuce Salad This salad is simple enough […]

Steak Kabobs #BloggerCLUE

Summer is in full swing, despite the monsoon season that has hit the Midwest. Between our annual 4th of July cookout and our family Sunday suppers, there’s always room for terrific grilled entrees, like these marvelous steak kabobs. Time for a Summer Barbecue This month’s Blogger CLUE theme is Grilling and Summer Barbecue. I was […]

Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Dried Cherries

A delicious alternative to a lettuce salad, this Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Dried Cherries is perfect for any gathering! Jazzed Up Broccoli Salad This highly adaptable salad has been making the rounds for years. With a sweet mayonnaise based dressing, it’s crunchy and irresistible! Often chock full of raisins, I swapped those out for […]

Salmon Salad Niçoise #SundaySupper

This Salmon Salad Niçoise is a scrumptious twist on the French classic. The Omega-3 fatty acids in the seafood make it a heart healthy dish that doesn’t taste like health food! Salad Niçoise Typically made with canned tuna, I  actually prefer my version with rare ahi tuna or grilled salmon.  Niçoise translates to “prepared in Nice,” […]

Vanilla Vegetable Salad #SkinnyTip #FrenchFridayswithDorie

Say What? Vanilla in a Salad? Yeah, this is one combination I could never have dreamed up. Who would add vanilla extract to a salad dressing? Well, leave it to the French. And thanks to Dorie Greenspan to bringing it to our attention. This crazy idea was actually quite lovely. Just a hint of vanilla […]