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Sometimes nothing tastes better than a fresh, clean salad. Salad recipes can be made with anything you have handy, and benefits from seasonal ingredients. Salads are also a great way to get your kids in the kitchen! 

The Cheese Board Tortellini Salad

The Cheese Board Tortellini Salad – Tortellini, artichokes, tomatoes, olives, parsley, tossed in a vinaigrette that gets better and better as it sits. I love going to a restaurant and eating something that I love and recreating my own version at home. This tortellini salad is something similar to what they serve at The Cheese …

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Black Bean Cakes with Corn Salsa and Avocado Sauce

I have all of the ingredients in my house, so this is one of my go-to-in-a-rush-we-just-home-from-soccer-and-it-is-6:30-already dinners. These also black bean cakes with corn salsa and avocado sauce also make a great sandwich. I would have no problem becoming a vegetarian. I could easily give up meat, and live on salads, but I do not …

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Strawberry Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Dressing – Mixed greens with sliced strawberries, pecans, crumbled blue cheese, and honey poppy seed dressing. I thought that I wasn’t ready for my children to be out of school just yet. I thought that I was going to miss the routine and know what our days looked like. …

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Mexican Chicken Salad with Honey Cilantro Dressing

This Mexican Chicken Salad with Honey Cilantro Dressing is loaded with a colorful and flavorful blend of avocado, veggies, corn, beans, and crunchy tortillas. Tossed with a homemade honey-cilantro dressing, this chopped salad is a total crowd-pleaser. Adapted from Mandy’s Gourmet Salads: Recipes for Lettuce and Life cookbook, this Mexican chicken salad combines basic chicken …

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