salads

apple salad

apple basil bleu salad

The Waldorf Salad is a classic salad. Oftentimes saved for holiday occasions, this salad has roots that go back to to 1928! This apple basil bleu salad is a revised updated version of the classic Waldorf Salad! I’m using things like mandarin orange slices and green onions to sizzle the […]

bagel garlic croutons

bagel garlic butter croutons

I like to buy the mini bagels. And, when I get them at Costco, I get a huge bag! Now, there’s no way that we can eat them all. Yep, I do freeze some, but I’ll also make these bagel garlic butter croutons with the mini bagels. Buying croutons in […]

cabbage slaw

asian cabbage slaw

Looking for a new twist and spin on your traditional coleslaw? You know, the coleslaw that’s loaded with lots of mayo and calories. Well, this Asian cabbage slaw is sure to be healthier and a smarter choice if you’re looking to cut back. Now, don’t get me wrong. Every now […]

nicoise salad

niçoise salad

A nicoise salad has the ring of something fancy dancy. Maybe something really challenging to make. But, hold on to your seat because this salad is one of the easiest ever. And, you’ll dazzle those you serve it to with it’s colorful beauty and delicious flavors! The hardest thing about […]

skinny girl guilt-free tuna salad

skinny girl guilt-free tuna salad

This skinny girl guilt-free (who doesn’t like to eat ‘guilt-free’!) tuna salad might have a surprise ingredient in it or maybe the ingredient is something that you haven’t used often or at all. It’s lemongrass! Now what precisely is lemongrass? Lemongrass is a stalk and on its own, way too […]

caprese salad styles & designs

caprese salad styles & designs

Platters. Bowls. Plates. Saucers. Skewers. Cups. Tarts. Tartlets. Galettes.  Family style. Individual style. So many ways to enjoy! I’m talking about the wildly popular and super delicious caprese salad! Honestly, I’ve not met one person in my travels or anyone who’s broken bread at my table who doesn’t love this […]