16 Easy Summer Salad Ideas & Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Summer|Recipe Roundup|Healthy
  Salads are great year-round, but especially during those hot spring and summer days! A summer salad can be a perfect side dish 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). Although I'm a big fan of salad, I often find myself making the same salad recipes over and over again just because it's easy. To get out of... Read this post
Apples and caramel dip ready to serve

Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

Meatless|Fall|Finger Food and Dips
Last fall, a friend served the Spend with Pennies version of this dish at a gathering. I loved it but found the cream cheese layer to be a bit bland/tart. So, I started thinking of some changes! I loved that she used greek yogurt (and love her... Read this post
Bowl of pico de gallo with tortilla chips

Pico de Gallo Recipe (Fresh Salsa)

Egg Free|Summer|Salt
Sharpen that knife! It's time to make some fresh Pico de Gallo! You're going to love the simplicity and flavor of this recipe.  What is Pico de Gallo? You might also know pico de gallo as salsa fresca, salsa Bandera, or fresh salsa. And that's... Read this post
Keto raspberry jam

Low Carb Raspberry Chia Jam Recipe

Egg Free|Summer|Healthy
This delicious and easy raspberry chia jam recipe is low carb and keto-friendly! If you're like me, you love homemade raspberry jam, but you are not a big fan of how loaded with sugar it is. Don't get me wrong, I still love my mom's sugary homemade... Read this post
Cauliflower sauce on pasta

Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce Recipe

Main Dish|Egg Free|Salt
Getting my kids to eat veggies can be a challenge sometimes. This homemade cauliflower alfredo sauce is the PERFECT disguise! I whipped up a batch, served it over warm noodles and the whole family gobbled it up without ever knowing the main ingredient... Read this post
Instant pot cranberry sauce

Easy Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Egg Free|Make Ahead/Freezer Meal|Thanksgiving
How to Make Cranberry Sauce in the Instant Pot! Hmm. How many Thanksgiving recipes can I make in my Instant Pot? Well, I at least want a favorite cranberry sauce recipe for it. And now - 5 different recipes and 6 bags of cranberries later - I have... Read this post
easy olive garden alfredo sauce

Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce Copycat Recipe

Main Dish|Egg Free|Salt
Cheesy, rich, and classic - this copycat for Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce Recipe is the easiest sauce you will ever make! I love how easy and delicious this homemade Alfredo sauce is! Even if you think you can't cook, you can make this divine sauce... Read this post
Salsa canning recipe

Homemade Salsa Recipe for Canning or Having Fresh

Summer|Salt|Finger Food and Dips
The Best Salsa Recipe for Canning My garden is overflowing with tomatoes this year. I was super excited because I have been dying to make my own homemade salsa for canning. I made some of the best canned salsa I've ever tasted before with my friend... Read this post
Cilantro jalapeno dip recipe

Easy Jalapeno Cilantro Dip Recipe (5 Ingredients)

Appetizers and Snacks|Super Bowl Party|Finger Food and Dips
Jalapeno Cilantro Ranch Dip I love making my own homemade dip. It's easy, it typically costs less than buying pre-made dip from the store, and I always find it way tastier. This jalapeno cilantro dip recipe is so easy and the best part is it only... Read this post
Easy 3 ingredient fruit dip recipe

Easy Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Recipe (3 Ingredients!)

Egg Free|#StayHome|Finger Food and Dips
The Best Three Ingredient Fruit Dip Recipe I love fruit on its own, but sometimes I like to jazz it up just a bit and this easy cream cheese fruit dip recipe is perfect to do just that! One of my favorite things to do with this simple fruit dip... Read this post

Quick Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Egg Free|Summer|Make Ahead/Freezer Meal
How to Make Freezer-Friendly Strawberry Jam Once you've tried this homemade strawberry jam recipe, you'll never want to buy store bought ever again. The flavor, the texture, everything about it is just so much better! Now, it may seem like a hassle... Read this post
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