With one slow cooker recipe, two vegetarian options, one Tex-Mex option, and one dinner with an Asian flair, I’d say the Thrive At Five weekly meal planning group has you well covered for dinner suggestions for this, the third week of July!
Whether you grow your own vegetables at home, visit a local farmer’s market for seasonal produce, or shop at your neighborhood grocery store, you simply must add this Farmer’s Market Fresh Vegetable Salad to your menu list while Mother Nature’s bounty of summertime goodness is at it’s peak of flavor! It is truly what summer is all about when it comes to flavor and freshness!
Heart Healthy Avocado Mango Salad With Lime Poppy Seed Vinaigrette is a brightly flavored and satisfying salad. It makes a […]
What goes better with a backyard BBQ or party in the warm weather than a chilled pasta salad? Not much in my book. This recipe for chilled Surprise Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn and Blueberries is the perfect accompaniment for any kind protein. Or, it can be a vegetarian lovers delight, and stand completely on its own.
I have a confession to make, I’d never even tried a blood orange before making this Blood Orange Salad.
Oh sure I’d seen them in the stores often enough, and on other people’s blogs, but since I’m not that fond of eating citrus fruits on their own, I’ve never added them to my shopping cart. However, now I’m in love with them and I’m never looking back!!
This heirloom tomato salad is so good, so fresh, and so loaded with textures and flavors that will explode in your mouth with each and every bite. The crunch from the pistachios, the creaminess of the goat cheese, the sweet and oniony bite of the red onion, the savory earthiness of the fresh thyme, the mild and pungent fragrance of the garlic lemon olive oil, and of course the sweet and juicy garden fresh tomatoes.
If you’ve never made your own homemade croutons before I urge you to finally give it a go. The freshness, flavor, and crunch that a homemade crouton provides are about one million percent better than the prepackaged store-bought variety, and they hardly take any time (or effort) to make.
Once cooked, you can use this White Wine Poached Chicken Breast with Bay Leaf for all sorts of salads, sandwiches, and casseroles. You are only limited by your imagination with how you’ll use it. Of course, you can eat it plain too. It’s that good!
This recipe was inspired by a cashew chicken salad I’d had recently while out to lunch with my mom, sister, sister-in-law, niece, and my baby grandniece, Pemberley. It was our first “ladies lunch,” and I think we all ordered the same thing, except Pemberley of course.
Late August and early September tomatoes are just begging to be added to this Tomato Spinach Tart with Cheesy Cornmeal […]