Pasta Salad with Balsamic Basil Vinaigrette

September 4, 2012

I’ve had a severe lack of vegetables in my diet lately. Like I struggle to get in a serving a vegetables a day kind of diet. Now it’s not entirely my fault. I have been doing a lot of traveling lately. Between visiting friends in Georgia, heading back to Germany, and then vacationing to neuschwanstein castle […]

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Cumin Macaroni Salad

June 19, 2012

As I mentioned in my Potato Salad post from a few weeks ago, my family and I have always been macaroni salad people when it comes to summertime sides. We never had a lot of potato dishes in my house growing up. Aside from the occasional box of instant spuds of course… they just weren’t […]

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Orzo Salad

June 12, 2012

I have made this salad a countless number of times now. I think that it is just a wonderful recipe, especially in the summertime. I first ran into it when I was looking into finding vegan alternatives to make for my brothers’ rehearsal dinner for his wedding. His wife and much of her family is […]

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June 5, 2012

Coleslaw has never been my favorite side dish… it’s probably one of those things where I can either take it or leave it. But since it is chocked full of vegetables (albeit smothered in mayonnaise…), I would take coleslaw any day over potato salad. That is simply my trying to  be healthful though. I mean, they are both covered […]

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All-American Potato Salad

May 25, 2012

I served this at my brothers’ going away party and it was a HUGE hit! I made a double serving since the recipe doesn’t make very much and it was still gone by the end of the night. And everybody raved about it. I’ve never been a huge fan of potato salad. Mostly because potatoes […]

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Chickpea Salad

May 23, 2012

Have you ever had that Cedar Point’s Chickpea Salad? It’s found by the hummus and like. Well, I did for the first time the other day and was shocked at how delicious I thought it was! Chocked full of nutrients and a great sweet/savory/sour flavor combination, I was pretty impressed. SO- I thought I’d recreate […]

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Orange Jello Salad

May 22, 2012

I was given this recipe by a good friend of my Mothers. Since then it has become one of my favorite things to make. It’s so incredibly easy to throw together and it makes a lot. It could very easily be halved using the smaller 8 oz container of cool whip , etc, etc. That’s […]

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Cucumber Salad

May 18, 2012

Here is a secret for you. I HATE cucumbers. That probably leads you to the thought “Well, then why would you make cucumber salad?” The thing is I know that other people like cucumbers. AND more importantly than that, I know that people are always looking for new salad recipes or just veggie recipes in […]

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