Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, such a light and refreshing salad for your summer days ❤️! Folks, this isn’t your average caesar, this has homemade anchovy punched dressing, delicious scratch croutons with grilled romaine hearts and chicken. Yes, that’s right grilled romaine. This adds something special and takes the salad to a new level. I hope…

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Tuna Macaroni Salad

I’m psyched to FINALLY bring you a throwback to my childhood, the classic tuna mayo macaroni salad; but this isn’t just any Tuna Macaroni Salad, this salad has a little extra with peas, it’s vinegar punch and dill relish 😋. For our Memorial Day, we smoked a pork shoulder (check out my Smoked Pork Shoulder…

Apple Spinach Salad

Tis the season for apples 🍎🍏 and for today’s post, I’m featuring a yummy Apple Spinach Salad with a Champagne Vinaigrette I made for a friend’s lakeside BBQ. We’re lucky enough to live near a couple of farms and since I was bringing the salad for dinner, I decided to visit Tendercrop Farm at the…

Olive Salad

I love Olive Salad ❤, the reason being, it’s smeared on a Muffuletta Sandwich, which I adore. I posted this recipe previously when I published my Muffuletta Pinwheels and since I was craving a Muffuletta Sandwich and made a fresh batch, I decided I would bring you this recipe on it’s own. Two, football season…

Roasted Beets

Beets and goat cheese are a match made in heaven. Today I’m featuring this classic combo since beets are in season in New England and inspiration beckoned after visiting a local farm shop, Viel Farm ❤. I’ve grown beets a few times and I’m rarely successful with the root vegetable. They’re usually under developed and…

Watermelon Arugula Salad

Summer is winding down, but the summer “eats” and entertaining continues. For today’s post, I’m featuring a Watermelon Arugula Salad which accompanied some great grilled chicken. This salad is simple to make and super tasty and fresh. This salad is plated versus tossed, which makes for a great presentation 👍 Grilling watermelon removed some of…

July 4th Eats & Treats

Our nation’s birthday, which is a great holiday for yummy festivities with friends and family while enjoying the summer weather ☀️. Today I’m featuring some of my favorite 4th of July cocktails and bites to help you prep for your celebration 👍. Some of the picks in this post have already appeared on Jackie’s Eats…

Mexican Black Bean & Corn Salad

This is a light refreshing salad with AMAZING flavors 😋 and is so easy to make. Just defrost frozen corn, chop up some fresh veggies and cilantro; voilà a salad that pairs wonderfully with tacos, grilled chicken or burgers. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of grilled corn (when in season) or frozen corn 1 can of…

Antipasto Tortellini Pasta Salad

I was looking for ham leftover inspirations and came across antipasto pasta salad and was immediately intrigued by the thought of pasta and pickled Italian goodness (i.e. olives and pepperoncini peppers). Of course, I always throw my own spin on the recipes I see and tonight I’m sharing that spin! I hope you enjoy it…