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Salads & Dressings

Salads don’t need to be boring! Impress your taste buds with these amazingly colorful, easy and fun recipes. These tasty salads are packed with veggies and protein, and are great for meal prep or bringing to your next family gathering! Try my Easy Mediterranean Pasta Salad, Greek Salad, or our family’s favorite Caesar salad dressing. You’ll never want to buy store bought dressing again!

Easy Mediterranean Chicken Salad

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There are tons of grilled chicken salad recipes where chicken takes the stage as the main protein source. You can mix and match vegetables, fruits, nuts and dressings to go with the grilled chicken breast meat.  This Mediterranean chicken salad is healthy and inviting. Picture lots of olives, cheeses, vibrant vegetables and tart, citrusy vinaigrettes. Yum! I like this recipe because it’s so easy to put together, with so many variations at your disposal. Say hello to your next appetizer!  Is This Recipe Really Healthy? I believe in living a moderate lifestyle and eating balanced...

Easy Caesar Salad Dressing

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Caesar salads are one of those classic side dishes on the menu that’s hard to go wrong with. It’s got crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy croutons, and cheese. There are also added protein options, such as grilled chicken breasts, cajun shrimp, salami, and bacon.   The thing that makes a Caesar salad spectacular, I believe, is the dressing that ties it all together. It is rich with flavors from anchovies, garlic mayonnaise, cheese, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce, all blended together.  I decided to take a stab at making homemade Caesar salad dressing, and can you believe it...

Best Three Bean Salad

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A bright and inviting bowl of three bean salad is one of the smartest (and quickest) dishes you can pack for a summer picnic, a camping trip, or an outdoor BBQ party.  The origins of the three bean salad are unclear. We know that this side dish became popular in the 50s because it was made of canned beans which everyone already had in their pantry. The cherry on top was a tangy, refreshing marinade that the beans soaked in.  By the 60s and 70s, companies came up with instant 3 bean salads in cans, which you can still find on shelves today. I think it’s way healthier to make your...

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