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Category Archives: Salad

Summer Harvest Salad with Avocados, Tomatoes and Grilled Corn

Abundance {Recipe: Summer Harvest Salad}

  Give summer a final hurrah with this Summer Harvest salad, bursting with fresh California Avocados, juicy tomatoes and grilled sweet corn.  It’s that time of year where if you are un-like me, you have garden abundance. Tomatoes, sweet corn, basil, and so much more coming out your ears. I say unlike me because I […]

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Bacon Avocado Tomato Pasta Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Recipe: B.A.T. Pasta Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Have you ever enjoyed a B.A.T. sandwich?? B.A.T. is what I prefer over a B.L.T. Skip the lettuce and replace it with a tasty avocado. Talk about flavor! Yum! I decided to take that favorite sandwich of mine and turn it into a pasta salad. Cinco de Mayo is coming up and you know you’ll […]

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Lunch With Friends {Marzetti Salad Party Giveaway}

When was the last time you hosted a lunch for your girlfriends? For me, it’s been a long time… I’ve been a stay at home / work from home mom for 10 years now, and I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve actually had girlfriends over during the day for lunch. […]

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Honey Mustard Chicken and Pasta Salad by DIne & Dish

Recipe: Honey Mustard Chicken & Veggie Pasta Salad

If I’m going to be honest, I’ll let you know that I used to hate pasta salad. I like pasta. I like salad. But the two together and cold just never did much for me. Plus, pasta salads always seemed like they were overloaded with dressing… and I’m a dressing gal, I am. But, salads […]

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It’s a Salad Social! {Recipe: Robust Bell Pepper Salad}

My friend Cheryl certainly likes to throw a good party. You know Cheryl from her awesome blog, TidyMom, but probably also recognize her as my partner in crime for SoupaPalooza. This spring, Cheryl has traded in her soup bowls for salad tongs and is hosting a one of a kind event – The Salad Social! […]

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The Runner’s Diet {Recipe: Spring Salad with Orange Vinaigrette}

In 80 days, I’ll be running my first 5K – not walking, but R-U-N-N-I-N-G. As I’ve mentioned, I’ve officially gotten off my sedentary butt and have taken to going to the gym 4-5 times a week since the new year. I have also been exercising at home on my off days. I’m working with a […]

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The Dole Salad Bloggers Summit – Monterey, California

(Above Video courtesy of Dole) Last month I had the opportunity to head out to Monterey, California to spend time with some key people from Dole Fresh Vegetables as part of the Dole Salad Bloggers Summit. As is the case with many blogging trips, I was surrounded by some very talented and genuine bloggers. Joining me […]

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Wendys Salad

Wendy’s Berry Almond Chicken Salad Gift Card Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, Andrea G, has been notified. Thanks so much for participating! Last week I told my kids we were going on a picnic with some of my “co-workers” (that’s my fancy way of saying blog friends). You see, the folks at Wendy’s invited us to a picnic lunch with […]

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Dole Salads Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Dressing Recipe

Don’t forget the big giveaway going on. We’re giving away EIGHT 2-day passes, which includes tickets to both Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure. We are breaking this up into 2 so TWO families have the chance to win 4 2-day passes! Check it out over on my Universal Studios Blogging Vacation recap post! […]

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strawberry salad with poppy seed dressing

The Happiness Report #6

It seems kind of wrong to be posting about happiness today. The tragedy and devastation going on in Japan is so sad. I’ve found it hard to tear myself away from the news and worrying about those people still searching for their loved ones. I can’t even fathom what they are going through, and I […]

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