BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad  Ready for a BLT pasta salad?! When it comes to the new year, I’m always brainstorming new ways to incorporate salads into my weekly meal plans. My family loves to have salad on the side of each meal and this one has become a new favorite! I envision this salad with a yummy BBQ meal or even as the main course! When you add pasta (bowtie is my fave!) to any salad, it definitely makes it more filling! Plus, if you’re not into the pasta addition – it is extremely easy to remove or substitute! BLT, Bacon …

Sesame Chicken Salad

Sesame Chicken Salad Sesame chicken salad with coleslaw, chicken, cilantro, green onions, almonds, carrots, avocado, and Mandarin oranges. Topped with a simple sesame dressings makes for one delicious salad.  I cannot wait for this sesame chicken salad! I have always been a huge fan of this type of salad. My husband works from home so a few times a week I whip up salads for us two to eat while the kids are gone at school. My husband loves this recipe just as much too! Here are some of our favorite salads that we like to eat.  Interested in the …

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad This caprese salad recipe is delicious, easy, light, but fancy at the same time. Can be served as an appetizer or side dish. Either way it is absolutely delicious! This simple Italian salad has become a favorite in our home lately! Layering sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil. Then drizzling with olive oil and a balsamic glaze and seasoning with salt and pepper. Talk about a healthy and yummy salad! This is so simple and easy to throw together last minute and I know that it is a lot of peoples favorite. Another way to make this …

Loaded Italian Salad

Loaded Italian Salad Italian salad is a hearty, flavorful salad that is perfect for any night of the week! This Italian salad recipe is jam packed with some of my very favorite salad ingredients! I remember as a kid getting pizza at some local pizza places and always asking my mom if she would order the “anti pasta salad” well this is my version of that salad but jacked up! I was making Baked Ziti for a friend the other day and needed to think of something to go with it. This salad came to mind! One of my favorite additions …

Loaded Chopped BBQ Pulled Pork Salad

Loaded Chopped BBQ Pulled Pork Salad Layers and layers of yummy toppings in this bbq pulled pork salad. From pulled pork, cilantro, tomatoes, corn, black beans, cucumbers, onions, and topped with fried jalapeño and fried onions. This is one of my families favorite salads. Whether it is to bring to a bbq, a family gathering, or just enjoying together around the dinner table it is a winner! If you love bbq this is the perfect recipe to follow for a healthy afternoon or dinner meal. This recipe can also be super versatile and with all of the different flavors it …

Chicken Taco Salad

Chicken Taco Salad Fresh, crispy, and crunchy taco salad! Easy week night dinner meal that everyone will enjoy because it is so versatile and easy to make. If you love tacos and salad then you will fall in love with this chicken taco salad recipe! It’s the perfect combination to get my healthy Mexican styled fix for the week. Everyone likes to put different ingredients in their tacos which is why taco salads can be so versatile. Make it your own and experiment with different flavors! This recipe is perfect for a mid-week dinner meal because all you have to …

Club Salad

Club Salad Recipe This club salad is packed full with bacon, ham, hard boiled eggs, tomatoes, croutons, cheese, cucumbers, and bell peppers. It is so flavorful and is very easy to make. During the hot summer months I love to serve club salad for lunch and dinners. I also love that they are versatile and each person can also customize their salad the way they like them! It’s so simple to use meat from the night before or deli meat to add another layer oh heartiness to a salad. This is definitely one of my favorites! If you like this …

Panko Lemon Chicken with Lemon Arugula Salad

Panko Lemon Chicken with Lemon Arugula Salad Recipe Lemon chicken is a popular dish that typically on the dinner menu rotation. But if you know me, you know I love to take tried and true recipes and add something special to make them unforgettable! This panko lemon chicken is the PERFECT example of that! How to make Panko Lemon Chicken with Lemon Arugula Salad Take the chicken breasts and trim off any fat. Then season on both sides with salt and pepper. Then in a shallow dish add 2 eggs plus the juice of 1 lemon. Whisk together. In a separate shallow …

Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

Grilled Chicken Greek Salad Recipe How to make the perfect greek salad Grab a ziplock bag or a bowl and place in the chicken breasts. Then dump about half of the greek salad dressing onto the chicken breasts and let marinade for at least 30 minutes but the longer the better. Then once the chicken has marinated grill the chicken. Once it is cooked all the way through (reading 165 degrees F ) remove the chicken and let rest. While chicken is resting prep the rest of the ingredients and then grab a salad bowl or individual plates and begin …

Strawberry, Watermelon and Arugula Salad

Strawberry, Watermelon and Arugula Salad I had some leftover watermelon that was on its way out and if you know me – I don’t let anything go to waste! I added watermelon to one of my favorite salads to make this watermelon arugula salad and it was the best salad I’ve had in awhile! It is refreshing and so, so delicious! This watermelon and arugula salad recipe has a tangy balsamic that is AMAZING with the watermelon. If you’re headed to a BBQ or just need a side for dinner tonight, I highly recommend giving this a try! Do you …