Easy Watermelon Salad (with feta & mint)

June 24, 2019

Watermelon Salad is the perfect salad; crisp juicy watermelon, buttery avocado and fresh mint are tossed with a simple dressing and topped with feta cheese. This makes the perfect potluck dish and is great added on top of a tossed salad. Watermelon Salad is a fresh and simple side or lunch that everyone raves about! How to Make Watermelon Salad Avocado: This salad starts with ripe avocado diced and drizzled…


Satisfy Chips and Guac Cravings With This Mason Jar Salad

June 20, 2019

Now, of course you could (and likely have at some point) nosh on a generous helping of chips and guac in lieu of a proper meal, but while delicious, it can easily lead to a food coma. For those days when you wish you were lounging poolside in Mexico, but are instead at the office – sigh – this guacamole salad comes in at a close second. Related: 15 Taco…


Chickpea Salad (with cucumber and tomato)

June 16, 2019

Chickpea Salad combines all of my favorite fresh vegetables in one delicious bite. Chickpeas are combined with juicy tomatoes, refreshing cucumbers and creamy avocados all tossed in an easy homemade lemon kissed dressing. This easy salad recipe makes a perfect side dish for burgers or steaks or turn it into a complete meal by adding in grilled chicken breasts! A Protein Packed Salad How can you create a salad that packs a…



June 14, 2019

This homemade copycat Olive Garden Salad Dressing tastes even better than the original. It works great in pasta salads and as a marinade too! OLIVE GARDEN SALAD DRESSING I think one of my favorite things to do is to recreate my favorite restaurant meals at home, like with this Olive Garden Salad Dressing. Now, if you follow my blog, then you know I always say that even though recipes can…



June 10, 2019

Easy Roasted Chicken Salad is the best chicken salad recipe ever. Mayonnaise, celery, onions and special seasoning makes this a huge favorite! THE BEST ROASTED CHICKEN SALAD I’m pretty picky when it comes to chicken salad. I like to roast my own chicken because I can flavor it how I like it. But some good ole store-bought rotisserie chicken will work just fine in this! VIDEO INCLUDED BELOW: OVEN ROASTED…



May 22, 2019

This Caesar Basil Pasta Salad is a unique but simple recipe. Made with rotini pasta, a caesar basil pesto dressing, cherry tomatoes and fresh mozzarella! CAESAR BASIL PASTA SALAD Don’t you just love pasta salads? I don’t know what it is about them, but if I see one at a potluck, like this Caesar Basil Pasta Salad, I am on it faster than a fly on poop. Okay, uh, that wasn’t…


Rainbow Beet & Roasted Cauliflower Salad

May 17, 2019

Add a pop of color to winter with this colorful rainbow Beet and Roasted Cauliflower Salad recipe. It’s healthy, hearty and absolutely beautiful! It’s been particularly grey and dreary in San Francisco this winter, with days of rain turning into weeks. There’s been a drought for most of the time we’ve lived here so it’s definitely a shock to the system to have had such a wet winter! I’m overcompensating…


Best Ever Potato Salad Recipe

May 16, 2019

This BEST EVER Potato Salad recipe from grandma is easy, creamy, loaded with bacon, and a secret ingredient in the dressing puts it over the top! It converted me from being a potato salad hater to a potato salad lover! Please don’t go through the entire summer without making this at least once! Potato salad falls into the same camp for me as egg salad. It’s a mayonnaise-based salad that…



May 16, 2019

Orange Fluff also called Orange Delight, Weight Watchers Dessert, or “The Orange Stuff.” Made with Cool Whip, Mandarin Oranges, Jell-O and marshmallows! WEIGHT WATCHERS ORANGE FLUFF Orange Fluff also called Orange Delight, Weight Watchers Dessert, or “The Orange Stuff.” Cool Whip, Mandarin Oranges, Jell-O and marshmallows! I know this orange fluff recipe a 3 points value on the Weight Watchers points scale. I don’t actually adhere to a Weight Watchers…


Meal Prep Week-Long Power Bowls

May 9, 2019

You’ve probably seen the meal prep trend online where dozens and dozens of meals are prepped in containers for the entire week? Holy moly. I can say that will probably never be me. I once tried an over-ambitious meal prep and not only did I end up with way too much food, but it took up most of my day. On the flip side, I’ve realized that my veggie intake…