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Tortellini Caprese Salad Cups

These Tortellini Caprese Salad Cups are the perfect way to add a fresh, summery salad to your potluck rotation! It’s a simple recipe to make and are full of delicious flavors. We’re talking ripe tomatoes, bright pesto sauce,  mozzarella cheese and cheesy tortellini pasta.  Finish the entire thing off with some tangy and sweet balsamic …

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Easy Redneck Caviar Dip with Avocado

This Redneck Caviar Dip with avocado is a party in a bowl that everyone loves! This recipe uses fresh summer vegetables and beans and it’s perfect for potlucks and tailgating, and it’s sure to be a hit with your family and friends. What is Redneck Caviar? Essentially, this appetizer recipe isn’t really caviar at all, …

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Refreshing Mediterranean Tomato Cucumber Salad

This Mediterranean tomato cucumber salad is a great summer side dish to add to your meal prep rotation! With its simple ingredients and delicious flavors, it’s perfect for summertime dining.  It’s perfect for potlucks, picnics, or just satisfying your own summer craving!! Why you’ll love Mediterranean Cucumber Tomato Salad This simple salad is the perfect …

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Harvest Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad with Cranberries

Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad is like harvest in a bowl with tender squash, fluffy quinoa and an easy apple cider vinaigrette!  Tender squash, fluffy quinoa, crunchy pecans and cranberries, all drizzled with the love from a honey apple cider vinaigrette! Sounds yummy, right? Harvest season is (hopefully) wrapping up and we’ll soon be turning to all …

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Kale Salad with Cranberries, Pears and Apples

This Kale Salad with Cranberries with crisp apple, juicy pear and crunchy pecans make this the perfect side dish to add to your holiday table, or as a healthy salad for lunch! I’m so excited about this recipe, friends. A great salad is one of my favorite things to make and this one simply takes …

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Strawberry Feta Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Fresh flavors shine bright with this simple and delicious Strawberry Spinach Salad with Feta. An easy balsamic vinaigrette tops this flavorful and healthy strawberry salad. When the weather begins to warm, I love reaching for fresh ingredients from my fridge and garden. Heck, the ingredients don’t even have to be from my own garden, just …

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Apple Cabbage Slaw with Maple Vinaigrette

If you’re looking for a healthy side dish or easy lunch that’s healthy without sacrificing flavor, this Apple Cabbage Slaw recipe is for you. Made with a traditional coleslaw mix, this coleslaw recipe adds juicy apple, tart cranberries, crunchy almost and is topped with a maple syrup coleslaw dressing you’ll want to devour! Why I …

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Chinese Cabbage Salad with Ramen Noodles

I took the Chinese Cabbage Salad with Ramen Noodles we grew up with and made it just a tad bit healthier. Don’t worry, it’s still big on taste! This crunchy cabbage salad recipe was served at every picnic we attended growing up. Lately, it’s been making a resurgence which has me completely thrilled. I mean, …

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Keto Cobb Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

Who doesn’t love a fresh and healthy Cobb salad? This tasty Keto Cobb Salad is low carb and served up with a homemade ranch dressing that will have you dipping everything within reach! Admittedly, I’ve spent the last month or two noshing on comfort foods. Hey, they’re called “comfort” for a reason, right? But now, …

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Asian Cabbage Salad with Warm Spicy Peanut Dressing 


This Asian Cabbage Salad with Warm Spicy Peanut Dressing is a Thai inspired side dish, perfect for lunch or as a light side dish.  It’s mid April as I write this and I think Mother Nature has finally stopped ordering snow for us here in Illinois. We’ve been hunkered down with midwest comfort foods all …

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Quick and Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes

Raise your hand if you need healthy pasta salad recipes for summer cookouts!!  I’m always on the look out for fresh, healthy recipes to take to gatherings with friends and families. I have ideas for you and they’re all farm girl and family approved!! Amazing Quick and Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes 1. This Mediterranean Pasta …

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Warm Spinach Salad with Roasted Root Veggies

Warm spinach salad is one of my all time favorites when it comes to meal prep. During our busy season, it’s difficult to come up with new meal options that are both easy to prepare AND healthy. Luckily, this warm spinach salad from Delicious Living fits the bill! It’s low in sodium which is important …

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Italian Farro Salad with Feta – Perfect for Lunch or as a Side Dish

Italian Farro Salad with Feta is made with wholesome and nutritious farro. It’s perfect as a a healthy lunch option or as a side dish! If you’re not familiar with farro, it’s an ancient whole grain, much like other whole grains such as barley, quinoa, and wheat berries. It has a chewy texture, but in …

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Arugula Watermelon and Feta Summer Salad

Last summer, I tried this summer salad at a restaurant and loved it. In fact, it’s been on my mind ever since. Yes, my mind works that way. Watermelon, I’ve got you on my mind. So what is this summer salad recipe I speak of? Here’s the breakdown…spicy arugula meets salty feta and juicy watermelon. …

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