Asian Chicken Cranberry Salad

It’s finally summer, bring on the salads!  This recipe makes a huge salad, great for a party but for a family dinner you might want to cut the recipe in half. 12 cups coleslaw mix 1 (12.5 oz) can chicken, drained and broken up 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds 1 1/2 cups craisins 3/4 cup … Continue reading

Easy Caprese Pasta Salad

Come on Summer, you can do it! 16 oz box of pasta, cooked and drained according to package directions 8 oz chopped Roma tomatoes 8 oz Mozzarella, cut into bite size pieces 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil 1/4 cup pesto 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar salt and pepper Combine all ingredients in … Continue reading

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn and Feta

So tired of winter, the other day we had the air conditioning on because it was over 80 then the next day we had the heat on!  Ready for salad weather!  So I made this for dinner last night, it was delicious! salad 4 – 8 cups lettuce mix from bag of prepared salad 4 … Continue reading

Taffy Apple Salad

Dessert?  Yes!  Breakfast?  Yes!  Lunch?  Yes!  Dinner?  Yes!  Snack?  Yes!  You get the idea.  Another yummy recipe from Kristi’s Pampered Chef party. 1 cup pineapple tidbits in juice 4 oz cream cheese, softened 1 cup Cool Whip, thawed 2 medium red apples, cored and diced 2 medium Granny Smith apples, cored and diced 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

I threw this together the other day, trying to use the grape tomatoes and zucchini from our garden.  It was delicious! salad 1 – 2 bags (16 oz each) pasta 1/2 – 1 diced red onion 1 small jar or 1/2 large jar artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 – 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut … Continue reading

Caprese Salad Bites

My friend Alisha and I are embarking on a little catering adventure and our first gig was doing a buffet luncheon for our friend Diana’s daughter Morgan’s baptism.  This was one of the nibbles we put together for it and apparently they were a hit, can’t imagine why!  🙂 2 pounds grape tomatoes 2 pounds … Continue reading

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

I made this for our big 4th of July family BBQ yesterday and it was a hit!  It tastes just like a loaded baked potato in potato salad form, delicious! 1 1/2 pounds potatoes 1/2 cup fat free sour cream 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup bacon crumbles 1 bunch … Continue reading