Posts Tagged: “salad”

  • Caprese Salad - A quick and easy summer side to help use up all those delicious garden tomatoes.

    Caprese Salad: A Quick & Easy Summer Side

    People think I’m a gardener because I have a garden and somehow miraculously have enough produce to give away to my neighbors. But, the truth is: My mom is the gardener who set me up for success, and my 9-year-old son is the gardener who has kept our little plot thriving all summer long. Now …Read More

  • Cranberry Spinach Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing 3

    Cranberry Spinach Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing

    Ok, admittedly this colorful salad and dressing look somewhat humble from the snapshot. It was a family Christmas celebration at my parents’ house, and I implored my mom to let me grab a quick shot of it before we dove in. I just know you are going to like her recipe, though. Our whole family sure did. The dressing is just …Read More

  • Corn and Blueberry Salad

    Corn and Blueberry Salad

    Guest post by Sarah from The Pajama Chef. You guys are going to love her and her recipe! She’s so sweet and has a real talent for really good food. Hey everyone! I’m so glad that Rachel and Polly asked me to guest post on Thriving Home today… and not only because I love their …Read More

  • garden greek salad

    Garden Greek Salad Recipe

    It’s not often I get addicted to a salad and can’t stop eating it. But, I did with this Garden Greek Salad. (Oh, and this one, too.) Who doesn’t want to be addicted to veggies?!? You can make this simple salad almost any way you like it. Here’s another version I made this week when I …Read More

  • Wilted Lettuce Salad

    Simply Good Wilted Lettuce Salad

    Although this is the simplest salad ever, I feel it is my duty to pass along the recipe that left us longing for more. A friend from church sent my husband home with two bags of fresh garden lettuce and a recipe called “Wilted Lettuce Salad (so simple, so good).”  Mmm, mmm.  You had me …Read More

  • $3 Worth of Beans Gets You All This (+ Taco Salad Recipe)

    With food prices skyrocketing in the past few years, I’ve had to think of cheap creative ways to continue to make healthy, mostly organic, real food for my family.  It’s not easy.  Dried beans are a tremendous help, though! Last week, I accidentally cooked WAY too many dried beans.  I had 1 pound of black …Read More

  • Cobb Salad

    My Favorite Cobb Salad

    I received this Cobb Salad as a fresh meal* for our Freezer Club this week. It is colorful, complex in flavor and texture, and a crowd-pleaser. Hope you enjoy this easy and healthy recipe! *In case you’re wondering about the “fresh meal” concept…each round of Freezer Club, we try to have one person prepare a fresh …Read More

  • Garden Fresh Tabbouleh Salad is a great way to use up veggies and eat on a delicious bowl of healthy goodness all week long!

    Garden Fresh Tabbouleh Salad

    A friend and I have lately been lamenting/joking about how having kids has stolen some of our IQ. I wouldn’t have it any other way, of course. But with all the antioxidants in this Tabbouleh Salad I had for lunch, I’m hoping what functioning neurons are left might be sharpened! There are so many different Tabbouleh …Read More