5 Salad Recipes You Need To Make

I want to share 5 salad recipes you need to make for parties, family reunions, neighborhood get-togethers or for your own meals at home today. I think we are all trying to eat healthier and exercise more. I’m still working on both of those. Here’s the deal, I am going to break it out for many more salads as well. For instance, the greens, the add-ons, and the dressings. I must confess, I love salad dressing, but I also know that’s where a lot of the calories are, but that’s how I roll.

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7 Frugal Quinoa Meals Anyone Can Make

I have written a few posts about quinoa and decided I would show you 7 frugal quinoa meals anyone can make, I promise. First of all, if you are new to quinoa I want to talk about a few things I learned about it. Some packages of quinoa say they are pre-washed. I still wash my quinoa with a strainer. I learned it from a chef at a quinoa cooking class. I also l learned that you can boil it or use a pressure cooker. I prefer a pressure cooker because I can set it for 6-8 minutes and let it release the pressure naturally. Here is the pressure cooker I prefer: Fagor 670040230 Stainless-Steel 3-in-1 6-Quart Multi-Cooker

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Bacon Lettuce Tomato BLT Chopped Salad-Easy To Make

This BLT Chopped Salad is crisp, light and refreshing. You can make this salad with Mayonnaise, Miracle Whip or yogurt. I keep cooked frozen bacon in my freezer for salads just like this one.

Summertime is right around the corner and I can see tomatoes in the garden right now. They are still green but hopefully, within a month they will be edible!  I cannot wait to make my favorite BLT Chopped Salad!  This is a great salad for family reunions or neighborhood get-togethers. I don’t know about you, but I love a BLT sandwich with Miracle Whip.  I know some of you are probably gagging right now. When I met my husband I had never heard of Miracle Whip….let alone tasted it. [Read more…]