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…


Grilled Asparagus Recipe

June 19, 2019

Fresh Grilled Asparagus recipe for flavor Grilling asparagus gives you char marks and a smoky flavor that is amazing!  Within minutes you have tender asparagus coated in parmesan and garlic that will become a family favorite! My favorite part about grilling is making this Bacon Wrapped Asparagus, Parmesan Herb Asparagus Fries with Creamy Greek Yogurt Ranch or Roasted Lemon Parmesan Garlic Asparagus are some of our favorite Asparagus recipes. Grilled…



June 16, 2019

These Virginia Baked Beans are the best homemade baked beans you will ever make! An easy, delicious side dish to any cookout or BBQ. VIRGINIA BAKED BEANS I have been slowly working on this Virginia Baked Beans recipe for a few years now. I knew I got it right when my husband stopped asking me to buy the canned stuff. I love that my Yankee-born and bred husband is starting…


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…


Sticky Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp

June 12, 2019

Sticky Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp are coated in the most amazing sticky honey garlic butter soy sauce.  This is a quick 20 minute meal that you will make again and again!  You can’t go wrong with shrimp recipes that are quick and easy to make! Creamy Garlic Shrimp Alfredo Pasta, Lemon Garlic Shrimp Scampi Recipe or Cajun Garlic Shrimp and Grits are a few of our favorite family meals. Sticky…



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…



June 7, 2019

These Campfire Apple Pie Packets are so simple to make with an apple, butter, cinnamon and brown suga all baked up in foil! Easy and yummy! CAMPFIRE APPLE PIE PACKETS In the summer, we get pretty darn good at grilling. For those of you dealing with these soaring temperatures, you know what I’m talking about. So I am always thinking of fun things to make on the grill. And one of…


How to Make Caramelized Onions

May 26, 2019

Caramelized Onions are easily one of the most deliciously-sweet and versatile things you can make. With just a few ingredients (onions, butter and olive oil) and a bit of time you can easily make perfectly sweet and golden onions! They are the perfect addition to many dishes, and are often used as a base flavor for things like soups (and of course Slow Cooker French Onion Soup) and casseroles!  Some…



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…


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…