Bacon Pea Salad

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would grill burgers and we’d sit down as a family at the kitchen table in our house that was not air conditioned and enjoy every last…

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Lemony Broccoli Pasta Salad

We are heading into the summer season in just a few short weeks, so I’m thinking about side dishes and light salads I can throw together for camping, potlucks and backyard BBQs. That’s where this lemony broccoli pasta salad comes into play! It’s made with whole grain (or veggie!) rotini, red onion, sunflower seeds and…

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Brussels Sprouts Cranberry Salad

Can I interest you in a festive salad that goes perfectly with any holiday meal but is easy enough to make on a weeknight? I thought so! This Brussels sprouts cranberry salad is filled with nutritious ingredients like apples, pomegranates, walnuts and dried cranberries with an easy vinaigrette dressing you can make at home (and…

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Harvest Chicken Salad

I simply adore chicken salad. It’s simple to make, it’s refreshing and it can be served in so many different ways that it never, ever gets boring. In this fall-inspired version, I use walnuts or pecans, unsweetened dried cranberries, honeycrisp apples, celery and shredded rotisserie chicken. There are so many ways to use rotisserie chicken…

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Do you have loads of cucumbers popping up in your garden? Did you visit the farmer’s market and grab a big bag of cucumbers? If you said yes to either of these questions, then boy do I have the recipe for you! Perhaps you have a family favorite cucumber salad recipe in your back pocket,…

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Strawberry, Kale & Feta Salad

What are your favorite summer foods? From all of the recipes I’ve posted now, I’m sure you can tell I am a lover of all the berries. I also know many of us are trying to find ways to fit in more dark leafy green veggies (they’re uber-nutritious!), so why not combine the two in…

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