Low Calorie Pasta Salad

Low Calorie Pasta Salad

Low Calorie Pasta Salad I love pasta and it is a great way to make tasty side dishes for parties, showers, barbecues, and potluck meals. When I was trying to lose weight I had to modify my favorite pasta salad recipe into a Low Calorie Pasta Salad so I could still have a go to side dish. I find that this Low Calorie Pasta Salad was so easy to swap out with my normal calorie laden option that no one noticed my healthy swap. Now that my favorite pasta salad is Low Calorie, I am able to enjoy … [Read more...]

Orange Salad Recipe

orange salad recipe

You may have heard of Ambrosia also known as Orange Salad to many children! Ambrosia is a fancy name for oranges combined with a few other ingredients for a simple orange salad. During November and December Orange salad is a great way to use fresh citrus.  This 'orange' salad can include satsumas, naval oranges,  tangerines, mandarins as well as the sweet lemons! … [Read more...]

Turkey Salad

turkey salad

Turkey salad is a great way to serve Thanksgiving leftovers! Pair this Turkey salad with chips, crackers or put on a bed of lettuce for a quick and easy entree. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:223] Variations:  We added Southern caviar dressing- which is a mixture of Italian dressing and Rotel tomatoes.  Some of our family just ate the turkey salad plain with a spoon or scooped in a celery stick (gluten free!:)).  Other family members put the turkey salad on herbed baquettes. Wild Turkey would also … [Read more...]

Leftover Ham Recipes: Harvest Salad

Leftover Ham Recipes

Leftover Ham Recipes Okay, So I am going to the store to buy a baked ham. I know I will need to reinvent it a couple of times to make it worth the cost. We have a craving for my sister's famous sandwich: brie, ham, raspberry jam, toasted on a baguette . So I figured might as well make dinner too. I am also going to make some quiche for a friend with a new baby. Then I am going to make the Rachel Ray's Ham sandwich with this yummy Apple Salad on top. We will eat the Apple salad with the … [Read more...]

Strawberry Walnut Salad

strawberry walnut salad

Perfect for Lunch or Dinner - The Strawberry Walnut Salad I am a huge salad lover but get tired quickly of Caesar and Greek Salads. It is so much cheaper to make them at home than to order out so I recreated a salad similar to the one I enjoy at my favorite local restaurant. It combines the sweet taste of summer with the tangy bite of Blue Cheese, to create the perfect balance. Next time you are hungry for a delicious lunch or dinner make this Strawberry Walnut … [Read more...]

Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing Recipe and More!

italian dressing recipe

Disclosure: Kraft sent me a bottle of the product to review, but they haven’t reviewed or approved what I wrote below. Do You Need a Great Italian Dressing Recipe? We are a salad family. Salads are quick, easy to prepare, and a great way to get everyone in the family to eat their veggies! Salads are my go-to weeknight dinners – we eat them at least once a week. That’s why I was so excited when Kraft sent me a bottle of their new Zesty Italian Anything Dressing to sample for this … [Read more...]

Gooseberry Patch 101 Soups, Salads & Sandwiches Cookbook Review and Giveaway

gooseberry-patch

What a treat it was to be asked to review Gooseberry Patch’s 101 Soups Salads and Sandwiches cookbook a few weeks ago. There were so many wonderful recipes and pictures I had a tough time trying to decide what to make. After reading this beautiful book from cover to cover I settled on a few that I thought my family would enjoy. Like most families, we tend to gravitate toward the same old stuff week in and week out and having some new ideas was exciting for me. I found this cookbook to be easy to … [Read more...]

White Rabbit Salad Recipe

bunny-salad

White Rabbit Salad aka "Bunny Salad" Combine the following ingredients and chill 3 C cottage cheese 2 T honey 3 T lemon juice 1/4 C raisins 1/2 C chopped nuts 1T poppy seeds 2 Medium tart apples diced Other add ins Peaches Pears Seedless grapes Orange sections Serve as a salad or side dish, or enjoy with some crackers!! Delicious and nutritious! Thanks for this recipe This Mama Loves Her Bargains! … [Read more...]