Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad

This is going to be made all through the summer because it is so dang yummy!!!!! 3 cups dry small pasta 1/3 cup pesto, or more to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, more to taste *Just a note from me, I … Continue reading

Greek Chicken Cucumber Avocado Salad

A perfect summer salad! SALAD 2 avocados, diced 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1 cucumber, diced 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup Feta cheese 1 cup olives, halved 1 pound chicken, boneless, cooked and diced DRESSING 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

BLT Pasta Salad

This was yummy and a great summer salad option! 12 ounces pasta 1 romaine heart, thinly sliced 1 cup crumbled bacon 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 3/4 cup ranch dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon garlic … Continue reading

Loaded Smoked Potato Salad

I bought the hubs a Traeger Smoker and he made these amazing “baked” potatoes on it and I started thinking how tasty those would be in a potato salad so for 4th of July I decided to give it a whirl and it was delicious! 3/4 cups light mayonnaise 3/4 cup fat free sour cream … Continue reading

BBQ Chicken Salad

I made this salad for dinner the other night and we’ve been eating it for lunch too.  It’s so easy and delicious, full of all kinds of flavors. salad 1 (12.5 oz) can chicken, drained and broken up 8 cups chopped lettuce 1 tomato, diced 1 can corn, drained 1 can black beans, drained and … Continue reading

Tomato Salad with Pancetta Crisps

This salad is an easy and yummy way to use up some garden produce! 6 thin slices pancetta or bacon 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil salt and pepper 3 large tomatoes, chopped 1 English cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced 1/2 red onion, chopped 1  Preheat oven to 350.  Place pancetta or bacon … Continue reading

Rocky Road Fluff Dessert Salad

And another dessert salad for the books!  If you love chocolate, pretty sure you’ll love this! 1 (3.9 oz) box instant chocolate fudge pudding mix 1 cup milk 1 (8 oz) tub Cool Whip, thawed 1  1/2 cups mini marshmallows plus extra for garnish 3/4 cups mini chocolate chips plus extra for garnish 3/4 cup … Continue reading

Mandarin Orange Cookie Dessert Salad

Some of Bob’s family came over the other night to have a little sendoff for our niece Abby who is headed to France to serve a mission for our church.  I decided to make some dessert salads for the occasion and this was one of them along with a Snickers Caramel Apple Salad too.  They … Continue reading