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

The Famous KFC Coleslaw Recipe

KFC is not my fav but I do love their coleslaw and biscuits, this tasted pretty close to me.  It was easy to make too! 1/2 tablespoon dried onion 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup light mayonnaise 1/4 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup milk 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

Raspberry Vanilla Jello Salad

I made this for Jaren’s birthday dinner and Jaren was really the only one who liked it so that worked out well.  It is really yogurty so you gotta love yogurt to love this salad. 1 (5.1 oz) box vanilla instant pudding 32 oz vanilla yogurt 8 oz Cool Whip, thawed 1 bag frozen raspberries … Continue reading

Spinach Salad with the Works

I threw this salad together one day and now it’s become my favorite. 1 bag baby spinach 1 can Mandarin oranges, drained 1/3 – 1/2 cup craisins 1/3 – 1/2 cup Feta 1/3 – 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/3 – 1/2 cup bacon crumbles Toss all ingredients together and serve with poppy seed dressing for … Continue reading

Whipped Cranberry Fluff

We had Thanksgiving dinner yesterday since we are in married kid mode and now have to trade off holidays.  This might be my new favorite recipe for Thanksgiving.  We have staples that I always make and then I always try a few new ones, at some point I’ll have the perfect Thanksgiving dinner menu! 1 … Continue reading