If you like a chopped bbq chicken salad from restaurants like CPK or Panera, you are going to love this easy and fast recipe. There is no cooking involved, and this meal can be thrown together in about 15 minutes. So skip the restaurant and stay in.Copy Cat CPK BBQ Chicken Salad During my college years a dear friend of mine introduced me to the BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad while we were dining at California Pizza Kitchen. I was instantly addicted! Time and time again I went back for this . . .
Corn on the cob screams summer to me. I have such fond memories of buttery fingers and corn stuck between my teeth as a kid. We would eat corn on the cob all.the.time during the summer months. It is still one of my favorite side dishes and I adore all of the variations on this simple summer food. A Versatile Salad This could really be transformed to meet your personal tastes - you could add onion, bell pepper, a tasty soft cheese...the dressing is mild and would pair perfectly . . .
Crispy salty on the outside, soft and warm in the sides. Fresh herbs, tangy dressing and BACON. Grilled potato salad will be your new go-to side once to take one bite!All summer long we are grilling burgers, hot dogs, cooking up fries and grilling veggies. Sometimes its tricky to figure out an unique side- But this goes perfectly AND (big perk here) I use my instant pot to pre-cook the potatoes so there is never any stove or oven turned not to heat up the kitchen.How to make . . .
I am a strong believer of the tacos and the salsas. There cannot be too many tacos or salsas, ever, in my life. I mean seriously. Fresh, healthy, lean, sat-is-fy-ing. I love this pineapple mango salsa for more than just the taco recipes however!This pineapple mango salsa recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Let's talk about how to make it. How to make Pineapple Mango Salsa Chopping is like therapy to me. But it has to be with a big ol' Chef's knife. The best . . .
After having this salad while dining a Bucca Di Beppo a few times I knew I had to make it at home. It is a perfect blend of flavors and textures. After some recipe testing I came up with this apple gorgonzola salad recipe. Food and Memories I have really fond memories of dining at Bucca De Beppo and eating this salad. When my husband and I were newly married we were invited to eat at Bucca on Valentine's Day with a big group of people. We continued this tradition many times and always . . .
A few years back some friends brought this tasty asparagus salad to a BBQ. This salad was gone in 2 seconds flat. Everyone asked for the recipe, including me, and it has been a staple ever since. Perfect For A BBQ This dish is PERFECT for summer evening dinners. You will love this along with any sort of grilled meat. We had this with steaks and corn on the cob the other night with my family. My brother said that the only thing he would change about it was to have more of it in his . . .
If you follow us on instagram you'll know I'm completely addicted to these crispy sweet potatoes & dipping sauce. A good friend made them for us at dinner a few months ago and I can't stop (wont stop) eating them. It's a healthy, seriously tasty snack, side or any meal.I've been making these in the oven- until recently I received an air fryer oven and tried them out in there. SOLD! It cooks them in half the time to a crispy tender perfection. What is an Air Fryer? If you really . . .
If I could name these babies without it being over the top I would name them... Lemon-Pepper-Garlic-Dill Smashed Potatoes. That's a little too much though right? These ingredients are crazy good together-especially on potatoes! These have been on repeat on our weekly menu.I recently read this book, Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequest. When I started to write this post this one particular quote came into mind...“the difference between restaurant cooking and home cooking—and often, too, the . . .
Caprese salad is one of the most popular, craved and loved salad out there! How can you not love it. Garden tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. Add some sea salt and any other additional salts you desire and its perfecto.We have restaurant here in southern California that is rather popular, Roma Cucina. Even on a Tuesday night the line to get in was out the door. One of my favorite things to order there is their cypress salad. It's so simple, but so delicious and bursting with . . .
Years ago I belonged to an amazing group of women who loved to craft. Each month we would come together and exchange hand made cards. We called it Card Swap. On one of these evenings one of my friends, Trisha, shared this delicious toffee apple dip. We all ate and ate and ate this stuff until it was gone! Perfect For A Party I've since shared this recipe with so many people and I have made it for many a gathering. As a tradition I make this dip every Halloween for an adult costume party we . . .
Several years ago I was at a craft night. A friend brought this spinach dip and I could not get enough. It was simple, flavorful, and yummy. I asked her for the recipe and it is seriously a cinch! Minimal ingredients, but lots of flavor!Favorite Dips Dips are one of my favorite treats. They make eating veggies so darn delicious! If you haven't already check out our taco dip or pesto hummus. Seriously so good!How To Make Easy Spinach Dip The ingredients are simple: . . .
I first tried this lemon basil hummus at a baby shower. While there were several delicious dips and appetizers as the night went on guess what the guest kept going back for? This hummus!! Its smooth, creamy, tangy and full of freshness!Lemon Basil Hummus IngredientsBASIL- you are going to need a lot of basil. I recommend buying a whole plant, or if you have a Trader Joes they carry a huge pack of basil at an amazing price. PINE NUTS- pesto is combination of basil, oil, spices and . . .