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Making Your Own Salad Dressing

Making Your Own Salad Dressing

Hi friends! I gotta be honest, I do not love the dressings that come in bagged salads. Unless it’s a ranch or a caesar! No offense to those premade salad dressings, but sometimes they are way too gloopy. Tonight as I was preparing a salad […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Favorite Arugula Salad

My Favorite Arugula Salad

Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s the super easy salad I paired with that tortellini I posted yesterday. It’s a toss up as to which one is easier. Whenever I go to a restaurant, if this is on the menu, I order it. There’s just something about […]

SESAME CHICKEN 2.0

SESAME CHICKEN 2.0

When I made the sesame chicken pasta, I had extra of the fabulous, juicy chicken. So, here’s SESAME CHICKEN 2.0 I used the leftover sesame chicken (recipe on blog) and added it to @traderjoes cruciferous mix that I massaged in some of the extra dressing. WOW! I […]

Panera Ancient Grain Salad Re-make

Panera Ancient Grain Salad Re-make

Have you had that ancient grain quinoa salad from Panera yet? I am in love with it so I set to work making my own rendition at home. Arugula + NTK harvest blend (click link!) + grapes + @lauraleabalanced sweet chili pumpkin seeds + toasted almonds. Topped with […]

Fall Harvest Salad

Fall Harvest Salad

This salad is super vibrant and festive, while also being a nice healthy dish to add to a table of casseroles. FIRST, roasting the delicata squash: cut squash in half, scoop out all the insides then slice into thin rings. Brush both sides with a […]