50+ Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes!

Salads are great year-round! A salad can be a perfect side for a party or BBQ. Plus, they are often fresh, light, and healthy, which is a bonus for swimsuit season. That being said, some of my favorites are of the not-so-healthy variety too (of course). There are so many to choose from, I'm sure you'll find one that fits the bill just right for you.Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that... …
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Caramel Apple Snickers Salad Recipe

This recipe has been one of our most popular recipes on pinterest since Melanie shared it with us last year. I thought with apples being in season and on sale you might enjoy this fabulous blast from the past!Many of us have either tasted this or even brought it to a gathering, right? If you haven't, you need to find a reason to whip some up asap. I was asked to bring something to the neighborhood BBQ and my mind was racing with all of the delicious... …
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BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad

{Pin This} I had a BBQ Chicken salad similar to this at The Cheesecake Factory. I decided to make my own southwestern version and my family loved it! So this is my Cheesecake Factory BBQ Chicken Salad copycat recipe. You can make this salad with crispy chicken or grilled chicken breast strips. It is up to you. The crispy chicken gives the salad a crispy kick. The Cheesecake Factory version has crispy onion rings to give you the crispy kick.... …
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Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

This is an easy Chinese chicken salad with Ramen noodles! With all of the chicken in this salad, you can serve it as the main dish or a side dish. It is a great salad to take to a potluck or BBQ too - it will feed a crowd!I chose to grill the chicken this time, but you can cook up the chicken any way you please. Then it is shredded cabbage (which is actually more like sliced and chopped, but anyway...), seeds, slivered almonds, green onion,... …
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Pea Salad Recipe

Peas, broccoli, cauliflower, and bacon covered in a creamy dressing! This is an awesome salad to take to a potluck - it is easy on the eyes and on the palette.Get out your cutting board and chef knife - or Santoku if you're fancy like that. There is plenty chopping and dicing to do for this yummy salad!Chop the broccoli, cauliflower, and bacon into small pieces - the size of peas or even a bit smaller. You could probably put the... …
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Greek Salad Recipe

I love making this Greek Salad recipe especially this time of the year when it is easy to get these vegetables straight from the garden!This is an incredibly good Greek salad recipe, nice and tangy and even better in the summer when you use fresh vegetables!  Making this at Labor Day is the perfect time to use up your garden vegetable produce and the recipe can be adapted many ways.  You can make a little more of the dressing and add pasta... …
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Cookie & Fruit Salad Recipe

Fruit salad with cookies! Yay! Here's a fun and easy fruit salad recipe for you to try out! This is one of those fruit salads that you can get away with serving as a side dish, or you can serve it as a dessert. Only takes a few minutes to throw together! You don't even have to chop up any fruit!Next time Keebler cookies go on sale, you'll want to grab a package (or two) of the fudge stripes cookies. Those Keebler elves know how to make some... …
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Smoky Grilled Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

This Smoky Grilled Sweet Potato Salad Recipe is a delicious twist on the classic Potato Salad Recipe.  Take it on your next picnic!  Sour cream gives this grilled sweet potato salad its creamy texture and bit of tanginess. It gets a flavor boost from brown sugar and smoked paprika.  This was a very different recipe for me to make so I was a bit skeptical at first but it ended up being pretty easy to make and I really loved the mix of  flavor and... …
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Honey Lime Fruit Salad or Kebabs Recipe

Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing Whip up this simple and delicious fruit salad for your next gathering or BBQ. Having a picnic? Just stick the fruit onto skewers and you've got fruit kebabs that are easier to eat without utensils (and kebabs are just fun sometimes anyway)!As with most fruit salads, you can change up the fruit easily. Pick your favorite fruits or whatever is on sale. It is nice to get a bit of a variety of colors and... …
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The Best Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad is the Best! I don't like potato salad. Don't even take the time or plate space to try most of them. But then my neighbor made this one and it looked worthy of a small section on my plate. Then I went back for seconds. I have since made it for family & friends a few times and I am not the only one that believes this is the best potato salad ever!Note: This salad is easy to prepare, as many are, but you'll want... …
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