Balsamic Coleslaw #nomayo

My middle son has this very real aversion to mayo – and he can taste it even in the smallest amounts. I really don’t know where it comes from but it encourages me to try to come up with alternative to using mayo. So of course, I had to see what I could do toContinue reading “Balsamic Coleslaw #nomayo”

Bacon Cheddar Broccoli Salad

Tired of the same old side dishes that you keep on a constant rotation? Why not try something a little different. This side dish is often found at pot lucks and backyard bar-b-ques. Bacon Cheddar Broccoli Salad relies on the classic bacon cheddar ranch flavor combo – and it’s always a win! The dressing isContinue reading “Bacon Cheddar Broccoli Salad”

Chicken Ramen Salad

Entree salads are almost always a hit at my house. Sometimes you just need a nice big salad for dinner. The way to make it more homemade is to make the dressing from scratch – which is super easy to do! Check out my Chicken Ramen Salad for a great dinner idea. The key toContinue reading “Chicken Ramen Salad”

Healthier Chicken Salad

This is so far from what most people think of when you say “Chicken Salad” – mostly because it is not drowned in Mayo and it has Sweet Peppers in it to add even more crunch. This can be made ahead of time or served right when you complete it. To make the dish reallyContinue reading “Healthier Chicken Salad”

Spicy Potato Corn Salad – perfect for a Steak Side!

Almost every cook has a potato salad recipe that they know by heart and pull out for every picnic, BBQ and pot luck. If you have been following along with homemade on a Weeknight you know that I like to change it up from time to time and try some new flavors in old stand-byes.Continue reading “Spicy Potato Corn Salad – perfect for a Steak Side!”

Turkey Meatball Farro Salad (video)

If you have never tried Farro – you really should give a chance. It is a great alternative to the old standards of rice and pasta. And trying it out in a Farro Salad is a great way place to start. It is also rather nutritious – packed with protein. While it is not gluten-freeContinue reading “Turkey Meatball Farro Salad (video)”

Lemon Dill Orzo Salad

Every summer my family uses our grill for most dinners – so the meat is usually easy to figure out. So then it becomes all about the side dishes – what can I do with the side dishes to keep it interesting? That’s how I came up with this Lemon Dill Orzo Salad. I wasContinue reading “Lemon Dill Orzo Salad”

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