Salads

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

One way I have been keeping meals from tasting too monotonous: changing up the dressing/sauce on top. Latest obsession: dressings made with bacon grease I simply cook bacon (I usually do the oven method) and store the grease in a jar. When it comes time […]

basic egg salad

basic egg salad

Hello all! I wanted to get this to you amidst #COVID because it is very likely many of you are stuck inside with lots of basic groceries and some extra time on your hands. So, why not make some egg salad! I am going to […]

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

This is one of my favorite bagged salads to get from Costco. It’s a very large bag, which should surprise no one, because: COSTCO. It reminds me of my beloved Trader Joe’s Cruciferous Mix, except with more of everything! I always make this dressing with […]

The Twelve {Food Gifts} of Christmas

The Twelve {Food Gifts} of Christmas

Hello Friends! I posted these last year and they were such a hit I thought it would be fun to do it again. I am putting them all in one blog post so it is easy for you to reference. The Holiday season is busy […]

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

This dressing came about because I have been LOVING the Costco bagged salads. However, I am weird about what I call “gooky dressings”…aka “gloopy dressings.” The texture isn’t right. There is some sort of foreign weird chemical that I think it meant to bind the […]

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Happy happy weekend, friends! I wanted to get you the recipe for that tortellini salad my sister-in-law @meredithfreeman1 made for me in case you need some inspiration for the week ahead. It’s delicious room temperature or cold and I feel like you could make endless substitutions to […]

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

Adding turmeric to quinoa is a wonderful way to give a little color to an otherwise bland looking grain. Even if you don’t love the taste, you could add 1/8 tsp and still get some pretty color. Also, you could absolutely bump the ginger and […]

Summertime Corn (and so many other things) Salad – Peach Edition!

Summertime Corn (and so many other things) Salad – Peach Edition!

Confession: the hardest part about the last 20 minutes of church for me is that I start to dream about what I am going to whip up for lunch. I even write it down in my notes. I whipped up a new rendition of the Black […]

MOM’S MAPLE MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE

MOM’S MAPLE MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE

I have been meaning to post this dressing for weeks now and kept forgetting! This is the recipe for my mom’s Maple Mustard Vinaigrette. It’s the one she packaged so pretty and gave out at her Super Duper Salad Bar Supper Party a few weeks […]

Spiraling UP with Southwestern Salad

Spiraling UP with Southwestern Salad

I have much to say about this salad and then again it really doesn’t have to do a ton with the actual salad…read on if interested 🙂   I wanted to share a bit of wisdom that has been super powerful for me lately. In […]