pasta · Salad · vegetarian

Tortellini and Roasted Veggie Salad

I swear, it's like the Big Bang when summer arrives in Oklahoma. There's no gradual increase in temperatures. No lingering Spring coolness. No---it's just WHAM! One day you wake up and the temperatures are hovering in the high 90's and the sun sticks around for far too long. While I'm languishing in the eternal sunshine… Continue reading Tortellini and Roasted Veggie Salad

Salad · Sides

Sun-Dried Tomato & Bacon Potato Salad

So, my Memorial Day weekend camping trip has hit a snag. After multiple views of model runs for the weather, we decided to postpone leaving for Sulphur until tomorrow. Rain, wind and hail is supposed to descend on Murray county tonight and that massive storm will last for a whopping 5-6 hours! I didn't think… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato & Bacon Potato Salad

italian · Salad · Sides

Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad

Summer is right around the corner, and with that comes cookouts, barbecues, camping and vacations. I typically loathe the hot weather, but I'm actually looking forward to it this year. Next weekend I'm going on a camping trip with friends to my most favorite place on the planet: Chickasaw National Recreation Area. It's a beautiful… Continue reading Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad

Salad · Sides · vegetable

Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad

Sweet rice. Hot fried chicken. Jambalaya. Squash patties. Potato salad. Those are all foods that my mom makes that are my favorite. The list is much, much longer though. Trash cake, Francine salad, cherry pie, gumbo, chicken fried steak...like I said, it's a pretty long list. I'm sure I get my culinary traits from my mom. We… Continue reading Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad

Paleo · Salad · vegetarian

Roasted Veggie Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Sometimes, you just need a kick in the butt to get motivated. I haven't been up-and-at-'em when it comes to cooking lately, and I've been slacking on my healthy habits. No more. It's time to take 2017 by the horns and make it our bi---oh, well you get the gist. In a fit of passion,… Continue reading Roasted Veggie Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing