Sweet and Tangy Hawaiian Pasta Salad


Sweet and Tangy Hawaiian Pasta Salad I don’t know about your kids, but mine love pasta salad.  I love trying new ways to serve pasta salad.  It’s a great way to “sneak” in healthy foods.  I always tell them later, when I’ve sneaked something healthy in, so they know that they ate it and loved it LOL  Since I went to Maui earlier this year and am headed to Los Angeles soon for the Disney MOANA red carpet; I wanted to try something tropical.  I love pineapple and coconut and wanted

Easy Layered Skillet Nachos

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Easy Layered Skillet Nachos Y’all, these Easy Layered Skillet Nachos are so easy and your family is going to think you are a genius!  This is my go-to recipe when I don’t have time to cook a big supper, but I want something fun for the family.  It’s also a great recipe for game night or when you have unexpected company.  It can be ready in 20 minutes and looks fabulous.  You can really adapt it to what you have on-hand in your kitchen too.  I always have cheese and

Classic Southern Pimento Cheese

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Classic Southern Pimento Cheese This classic southern pimento cheese recipe is one from my childhood archives!  My grandmother made this every summer.  Although it will never taste just like it did when my grandmother made it; this one is pretty stinkin’ close.  I added a little flare to mine that you are welcome to use or simply leave out.  You can even use American cheese in place of cheddar cheese.  I’ve even seen it made with pepper jack cheese, YUM!  I may try that one day 🙂  This pimento cheese

Asian, Dips, Recipes, Salads,

Easy Ginger Sesame Dressing

Easy Ginger Sesame Dressing You are going to be amazed at how easy this Easy Ginger Sesame Dressing is to make at home.  If you like an Asian flair in your salads, then you are going to LOVE this Easy Ginger Sesame Dressing.  I don’t usually make homemade dressings, except for Ranch from time to time.  I knew I had tons of Asian-ish type of ingredients in my pantry and decided to give this a try.  After adding a few extras here and there, I finally got a taste that

Recipes, Salads,

Layered Cornbread Salad #SaveALotInsiders

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Layered Cornbread Salad #SaveALotInsiders #spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Save-A-Lot. This could include Save-A-Lot providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. I was given the fun task of creating a new spring salad recipe for Save A Lot Insiders!  I am such a huge fan of layered salads and make my 7 layer salad every chance I get.  I have seen a cornbread salad in a lot of different places and decided to incorporate two of my favorite foods; 7 layer

Recipes, Salads,

Crunchy Asian Slaw

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  Crunchy Asian Slaw This is another favorite around our house.  Are you starting to notice a theme here?  We love food around our house LOL  Seriously, I love making salads because it’s a great way to “sneak” healthy foods in on your little ones.  there are so many ways to get some great, vitamin packed goodies in this one!  Snow peas are a great addition to this dish.  Be sure to let me know how you like this one.  My aunt makes a version of this at our family

Recipes, Salads,

Seven Layer Salad

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Seven Layer Salad This seven layer salad is an amazingly easy and tasty dish that is ALWAYS  huge hit at family and church functions!  This is a recipe from my grandmother who, at age 87, still makes this salad when we go visit her in Tennessee.  We are going to make this for our annual cook out at the local shelter this year.  I’m sure it will be a huge hit!  You can really get as creative as you like with this recipe.  I have seen people use red onions

Kid Friendly, Recipes, Salads,

Summer Fruit, Poppy Seed, Pasta Salad

This is quite possibly the BEST pasta salad EVER! I adapted it from a recipe I found on Pinterest. As many of you know, I find great recipes then adapt them to what I have in my kitchen and make it my own 🙂  Ignore how the ingredients may sound combined together and go ahead and try it! You’ll be happy you did! 😀 ~ Gather your ingredients: 4 pasta (we used small shells), cooked, drained and cooled 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) turkey bacon, prepared and chopped into bite

Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad

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Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad This is a favorite of ours all year long! It is so easy, tastes delicious and looks beautiful. It is even a little bit healthy since it has yogurt in it LOL Oh well, at least I keep telling myself that 😀 I hope you enjoy it as much as our family does. Gather your ingredients: 12 oz. whipped topping 1 small package of cheesecake pudding mix 12 oz strawberry or vanilla yogurt 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, sliced 3 bananas, sliced 2 cups miniature

Recipes, Salads,

Easy Greek/Italian Olive Salad


Easy Greek/Italian Olive Salad I love this salad. If you love olives and salad, this is the recipe for you! You can add to it if you like. Grilled chicken is a great addition to this salad. Gather your ingredients: 6 cups shredded lettuce 8 oz Greek or Italian olive salad 2 cups grape tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise Salt and pepper to taste Toss all ingredients together in large bowl. ENJOY!