Try Cactus Salsa for a Unique Party Appetizer

bowl of cactus with salsa ingredients unmixed

Cactus Salsa isn’t one of the most common party appetizers you’ll find, but it’s super delicious, fresh, and easy to make. The holiday season is rich in guilt-inducing foods. That’s a loaded statement, right there. But, no matter what you think about our diet culture today, chances are at some point in time you’ve felt […]

Chicken & Raspberry Salad Recipe & Other Salad Tips

Tender chicken, juicy raspberries, and tangy goat cheese get together to party in this simple yet flavorful Chicken & Raspberry Salad. No need for a cafe salad today when you’ve got this going on! It used to be that cafe salads were some of my favorites. Whether it was a local restaurant with a great […]

Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

pouring raspberry vinaigrette onto salad

This simple Raspberry Vinaigrette recipe is perfect on your salad or even as a chicken marinade. Plus, try the delightful variations! It’s happened before. You go to a restaurant and order a beautiful, fancy salad. It’s got all this flavor! So many colors! Such great tastes combined together! You know what’s in that salad. You’ve […]

Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Pepitas

two plates of pear and blue cheese salad

Enjoy a simple but elegant starter with this Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Toppings. All of it is make ahead so you can enjoy your dinner to the fullest! Ever been to a restaurant that served an out of this world salad? Maybe it had tangy knobs of blue cheese scattered across […]

Meal Prep Salads to Make Lunchtime Easier

Meal prep salads are a great way to enjoy an easy and delicious lunch. Learn how to make lunchtime easier with a prepped salad just the way you like it. You want something quick and easy for lunch. You don’t want to spend a lot of money. And you’re trying to eat foods that make […]

Homemade Onion Dip with Just 4 Ingredients (no mix!)

hand dipping potato chip in onion dip

Onion Dip is a great feature on your appetizer table at the holidays, parties, and other get-togethers. This recipe will help you make Sour Cream Onion Dip easily and without any packaged soup mix. Everyone loves a good dip. Am I right? Dips make football games more exiting. Dips make backyard BBQs more fun. Dips […]

Easy Tomato Salad on Toast

Enjoy the flavors of summer with this juicy Tomato Salad on Toast. It’s the perfect appetizer for summer get-togethers, making use of the produce of the season. Tomatoes are probably one of my favorite fruits. And yes, they ARE fruits. What’s a sandwich or a burger without a slice or two of tomato? What’s pizza […]

Make this Super Simple Couscous Salad this Week

ingredients layered over couscous for salad

Couscous is an easy grain to prep quickly AND it makes a fantastic base to all kinds of cold salads. Make this super simple Couscous Salad this week! Salad season is upon us! While I love hearty stews and filling potato dishes, the approach of abundant sunshine and warmer weather makes me crave fresh vegetables […]