Tomato Cucumber Salad and Vinaigrette

This is the perfect side salad to any meal especially Italian meals. I like this salad because it is simple and quick to throw together. You can experiment with it by trying several different vinaigrette variations. Slicing and Dicing If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $14.41 as of December 2022. […]

Strawberry Walnut Salad and Vinaigrette

This is the perfect summer salad when strawberries are at their peak. You can interchange any nut you like in this salad. I like to buy nuts when they are on sale and freeze them in 1 cup portions.   I do not like goat cheese so I tend to leave that off or substitute it […]

Spinach Chicken Penne Salad

I love pasta in salad because of the texture it adds. I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook but it is also available online. I add chicken to make this a wonderful summer meal but you can easily leave it off to have a nice vegetarian meal.  Stove Top If you have […]

Italian Sausage Kale Soup

This is a very hearty soup that makes for a satisfying dinner. I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook but it is also available online.  Stove Top If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $15.61 as of May 2022. If you have a fully stocked pantry this dish […]