As the summer draws to a close, I'm letting my favorite salads have one last hoorah. I made this one for a bonfire picnic we attended last weekend. Thankfully, the weather's still hot and this salad is a welcome treat when all you want is something cold.
That pretty purple pepper from my Purples and Greens post found its way into this salad last week. I made this salad with what I had on hand. Quinoa is such a versatile salad base. You can add whatever is fresh from your garden - squash, cucumber, cooked limas - all kinds of veggies would… Continue reading Quick Quinoa Salad
I'm a from-scratch kind of girl. If I make it from the beginning, I know what's in it. Simple as that. Normally I eschew all forms of box mixes except a select few that I know are all natural. I'm also an artery-conscious kind if girl. Both my husband's cholesterol and mine have a tendency… Continue reading Shhhh…Don’t Tell My Arteries.
Ranch dressing, the favored condiment of elementary kids everywhere, needn't be store bought. This super-easy homemade ranch dressing tastes a gazillion times better. The best part? I know every single ingredient that goes in it. No Polysorbate 60 needed, thank you very much. ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ½ cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon fresh chives, finely chopped 1 tablespoon… Continue reading Ranch Dressing