Food · Salads · Sides and Veggies

Sweet Potato Salad

I brought this colorful dish to Easter dinner. I think I enjoyed this more than anyone else there because I brought most of it home. I really did like it though, and I’m going to make it again. It worked well for a potluck since it didn’t require any reheating. I also liked that it changed… Continue reading Sweet Potato Salad

Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Salads

Salad with Shredded Buffalo Chicken

This is my new favorite weekday lunch. It’s easy to prep and shaking up a plain ole’ salad. If you meal prep, this would be a perfect addition to your rotation. Plus, if you want to get really crazy with it, you can add some Homemade Croutons. I take my lunch in a bento box, which… Continue reading Salad with Shredded Buffalo Chicken

Food · Salads · Sides and Veggies

Homemade Croutons

I opened the pantry to make breakfast this weekend and found three packages of bread with the heels only left in each one. THREE! Not being one to waste food, I whipped up a batch of homemade croutons to use on soups and salads for the rest of the weekend. I like croutons but they… Continue reading Homemade Croutons

Breakfast · Food · Salads · Sandwiches

Easy Ideas for New Years (or anytime) Brunch

Ok here it is, my ‘go to’ brunch. It is easy and can be executed a gazillion different ways. It’s an open faced sandwich, usually on Italian bread or baguette slices. Topping it with a fried or poached egg is optional but encouraged. Then I serve it with a side salad made up of whatever I… Continue reading Easy Ideas for New Years (or anytime) Brunch

Food · Salads

Balsamic Tortellini Salad

This is such a great summer side dish. This doesn’t require you to turn on your oven. You can bring it to a cook out easily or serve it home. It’s a different than your standard sides like baked beans or potato salad, even though we love those too. Heck it’s even different than your… Continue reading Balsamic Tortellini Salad