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Apple Walnut Goat Cheese Salad

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…e,  you can almost taste it. And what tastes more like spring than spring greens? This Apple Walnut Goat Cheese Salad is the perfect mix for early spring. It blends the last of winter (apples and walnuts) with the first greens of springtime. Every bite contains light cool greens, sweet crisp apples, crunchy walnuts, and soft creamy goat cheese, all topped with a tangy poppyseed dressing. (You can use your favorite bottled dressing, or my deliciou…

Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad

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This is good. No, scratch that. This stuff is the most AMAZING pasta salad ever!!!  Have you been on the search, for the creamiest, most flavorful pasta salad? I know I have….for quite some time now. Well, seeing as I’m a bit obsessed with ranch flavored recipes, I just HAD to put a ranch spin on a pasta salad. Here is my rendition of the best, most creamy pasta salad out there. Meet my Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad.  Don’t you just…

Garbage Salad Recipe

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Seriously, it tastes a lot better than it sounds… Spring and Summer are the perfect time for salads. The cool, refreshing crunch of a great salad at lunchtime, or as a dinner side just tastes SO GOOD during the warmer months. But let’s face it, the same old greens with the usual suspects (carrots and cherry tomatoes) can get BORING….. Let me tell you, there is nothing boring about this Garbage Salad. The name Garbage Salad Reci…

Copycat Olive Garden Salad Dressing Recipe

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Make every salad taste amazing… Olive Garden seems to be know for so many favorites. Alfredo pasta,Zuppa Toscana,Pasta e Fagioli, those bread stick and my favorite….the crunchy, endless salad. I’m not gonna lie though…I probably wouldn’t love the salad as much without their famous dressing. YUM! Well folks, now you can have that delicious salad dressing whenever you want! To top it off, it’s SUPER EASY to make…

Over 50 Healthy Work Lunchbox Ideas

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…your taste buds interested all month long. Click link or image for lunch details and or recipe: Avocado Chicken Salad Mixed green salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing Chickpea Salad and Olive Spread  The Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken Sandwich Crockpot Lasagna Soup Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups Baked Salmon & Avocado Avocado Shrimp Salad Healthified Chicken Caeser Pita Stuffed Bagels  Valentine’s Salad with guacamole Crockpot Cool Ranch Chic…

Fiesta Chopped Salad

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Or otherwise known as rainbow in a bowl! Our summer has been full of tons of yummy fresh salads  and dressings! I can’t wait to share them all with you. First up is the beautiful, flavor-packed Fiesta Chopped Salad. My girls refer to this one as “The Rainbow Bowl!” Makes me giggle every time, but it’s true! Looks at all the fresh colors represented here. Fresh eating could’t be easier. NOTE: Feel free to substitute…

Muffin Meals: Ravioli Dipping Station & Salad Bites

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Pin It     Muffin Meals: Ravioli Dipping Station & Salad Bites   In the top row are mini cheese raviolis, marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese and more raviolis.   Middle row are salad bites (carrots and a bite of salad) and in the bottom row are marshmallows and caramel popcorn for dessert.   The ravioli “dipping station” was a big hit!   I showed the girls how to take a ravioli, dip it into the sauce and then the cheese The LOVED…

Curried Chicken Salad for Lunch

Mommy and me lunch chicken salad

    Save a ton of time packing lunches at the same time! A while back I did a Curried Chicken Salad recipe for SheKnows.com. The girls liked it sooooo much, I decided to add it to our lunch menu again this week for a Mommy & Me Lunch!  Are you worried about the kiddos not liking chicken salad? Don’t be! The sweet raisins and crunch of the apple will appeal to even the pickiest eaters!   For my lunch, I place the Curried Chicken Salad o…

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Recipe

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

…lle from 4 Men 1 Lady contacted me to do a healthy recipe for her amazing site. I was THRILLED! I love  chicken salad, and it is one of those recipes that is easy to “lighten” up. Are you a vegetarian? You don’t have to miss out. I also made a batch for Darryl and substituted in his vegetarian chicken strips. They worked fantastic! This Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad recipe is SO easy to whip up in no time and can be served in so many ways. Did…

Corn & Blueberry Salad (www.bhg.com, presented by Chef Cindi)

…s.   Thank you mom! Love you     Chef Cindi saw the recipe on  http://www.bhg.com last week and gave this fresh salad a try. She said it was amazing! Whats not to love!? Fresh corn, cucumbers, & blueberries! YUM! I can’t wait to give this one a try.  Hope you enjoy! XO – Chef Corey & Chef Cindi!   Here is what you need: – 6 ears  fresh sweet corn, husked    – 1  cup fresh blueberries   – 1  small cucumber, sl…

Easy Chickpea Salad Recipe

Chickpea salad packed for lunch

This protein packed salad is easy AND healthy. What more could you ask for? Thanks to my vegetarian hubby, you will always find chickpeas (garbanzo beans) in our pantry. They are a super source of protein and go well with so many things. This Easy Chickpea Salad Recipe is a lunchtime favorite, so I thought I would share it with all you lovelies My entire family LOVES olives, but I know that some folks out there do not share this love   Not a fan…

Fiesta Rice Salad ( All You Magazine)

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…rls love corn!!! The only thing they hadn’t had before were the black beans.   The beautiful color of the salad really appealed to the girls. With her first bite, Big D gave me a thumbs up!! (where the heck was the camera!) This is a quick, easy salad that would go great with any meal. Here is what you need: – 1/4 cup fresh lime juice ( about 4 limes) – 3 Tbsp olive oil – 3 Tbsp tomato salso – 1 tsp ground cumin &#82…

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

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  This is the pasta salad  the party will be be talking about!   I LOVE hot sauce. I put that spicy goodness on just about everything.  Sandwiches, eggs, salad, soup, vegetables, and my FAVORITE….cottage cheese.  I’ve never met a hot sauce I didn’t like, but my usual go-to is Franks.   Summer is quickly approaching, and pasta salads are always a hot commodity at gathers.  Give this zesty pasta salad a go and I guarantee people…

Easy Taco Salad Flag

Easy Taco Salad Flag - Super easy! Perfect of Memorial Day or 4th of July!

…dish to bring to your Memorial Day gathering, or a 4th of July  picnic? Look no further.   This super easy taco salad flag not only looks pretty, but tastes AMAZING!  It literally only took me a couple minutes to make and my entire family loved it.     Need a vegetarian version? No problem! I was able to make this vegetarian friendly for Darryl using our soy crumbles.   Here is what you need to make this fun dish! Adapted from Taste of Home   Ing…

Healthy Avocado Chicken Salad

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  Tastes so good you won’t believe it’s healthy!     If you love chicken salad and avocados, then you are going to go ga-ga for this recipe.  After my first bite , I had an OMG moment. How can this taste THIS GOOD and be HEALTHY!   To make this recipe even more awesome, I used 1/2 mayo and 1/2 plain Greek Yogurt.  YUM! Double bonus…. my daughters loved it   Healthy Avocado Chicken Salad Ingredients: 2 cups shredded chicken1 avo…

Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer w/ vegetarian option (Pillsbury)

Super yummy Thai Chicken Appetizer

…ood Friday! I was super excited to give this appetizer a try.   Thai food is a love of mine.   The Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer recipe was simple to make and tasted great. The only complaint I had was about the pie crust it sits on.   On taste only, the pie crust was AMAZING. But it wasn’t very sturdy.   So with one bite into the appetizer, the pasty fell apart, leaving you with a hand full of chicken (or in our case, chickenless chicken Ne…

Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad

              Here is what you need for Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad:   -12 oz mezzi rigatoni  -2 bell peppers ( red & orange), halved, stemmed and seeded -6 cloves of garlic, unpeeled -1/4 cup of sliced almonds -1/3 cup of extra-virgin olive oil -1 lemon (not in picture) -8 oz bocconcini ( small mozzarella balls) -1 bunch of fresh basil, torn -fresh ground pepper -sea salt  -(optional- I added a tsp of paprika and garlic powder at the end to…

Avocado Shrimp Salad

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…hy goodness, and is a cinch to make.  Look at all those beautiful colors.   I loved packing this Avocado Shrimp Salad for lunch in my EasyLunchbox.  It’s hard to wait for lunchtime when you know this is waiting for you in the cooler. Ingredients: 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil (or avocado oil if you have it) 2 limes (juice from limes) 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon celery salt 1/2 cup cucumbers, diced…

The Best Summertime BBQ Recipes

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…backyard BBQ without the BBQ itself—like my tangy BBQ chicken. But you’ve also gotta have all the fixins: pasta salads, green salads, corn on the cob, COLESLAW! And then, of course, your desserts: fresh fruit, chewy cookies, gooey s’mores. Oh, and maybe a margarita or three…. This post has everything you need to make your backyard BBQ a blast. Fire up that grill, because the forecast is calling for summer! Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad || Family…

BLT Mac ‘n’ Cheese

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…11; 6oz cherry tomatoes – 1/2 tsp. turmeric – salt and pepper – you fav lettuce for your side salad ( pictured is my salad bowl plant! love it… just pick and eat!)    1. Preheat the oven to 374 degrees. Cook your real bacon in a skillet or your fake bacon in the  microwave. When it is done, cut into 1 inch pieces. 2. Quarter your cherry tomatoes and put aside.  3. Meanwhile in a large pot of boil, salted wate r, cook the p…