Sister’s been busy in the kitchen and I had to share her Simple, Savory, Egg Salad recipe with you! Another egg salad recipe? Yes, but honestly it’s mostly so I can tell you about the day I learned that something as simple as onion powder can have fillers added to it. I also know where to get great filler-free spices and I just had to tell you that too! Well, and I’m proud… Continue Reading
Did you know that it’s possible to be allergic to one common ingredient in egg salad – that is not the eggs? Most egg salads are made with mustard, and believe it or not there are people who are allergic to mustard! I know, because I have a friend who is allergic to many things and one of those things is mustard. While I didn’t set out to create a… Continue Reading
Hot weather leaves you wanting something cold to eat with minimal effort, right? You sure don’t want to be slaving over a hot stove when satan’s armpit is hovering over your area. Easy, cold salads are hot summer weather necessities! If you get tired of egg salads, tuna salads, chicken salads, or ham salads there’s probably a couple of reasons why.
If you don’t yet have fresh peppers popping up in your garden, you soon will! Gardening is hard work, and many people don’t have the skills (or room) to plant and maintain one. You need delicious, flavorful recipes like this Easy Garden Fresh Pepper Salad to showcase your skills…be they coaxing produce out of the ground, finding good deals at farmer’s markets or the store, or rocking it in… Continue Reading
What comes to mind when I say “Tuna Salad”? Maybe bland, mushy-ness sandwiched between soggy pieces of white bread, wrapped in plastic, waiting patiently on the shelf of a convenience store refrigerator (for who knows HOW long)? If that’s the case, you’ll be delightfully surprised with this punched-up tuna salad recipe. It’s a twist on a classic with an ingredient you probably never thought of adding.
It’s our nature to want to follow the path of least resistance… Sometimes this awesome way of eating can seem a little overwhelming at first, so I thought you would appreciate some THM recipes that are easy to do and won’t drive you crazy trying to figure out where they will fit in your day. What awesome way of eating do I mean? The Trim Healthy Mama way, of course! Get… Continue Reading
Sometimes, I just want a light meal. While my hubby likes a meal at mealtime, I’m totally OK with something easy. And peasy. Like this Pea Salad… Did you catch that? Easy…peasy… Anyway, when I saw pea salad in the Trim Healthy Mama book, I was so happy! It was something I used to eat years ago and I had forgotten how much I liked it. Of course, I… Continue Reading
Cranberries…you either love them or hate them. I grew up loving the jellied cranberry stuff in the can. I still like it, I’ll be honest. But once I tried fresh cranberries…oh the wonders to behold. I love them paired with almonds and a simple stevia-sweetened vinaigrette style of dressing in this Sugar Free Fresh Cranberry Almond Salad. It goes so well with turkey or chicken, and even with spicy Sriracha Egg… Continue Reading