Summertime is in full swing and our weekends (and weekdays) are full of trips to the pool, baseball games and cookouts with family & friends! As the days heat up, we love to cool down with a crispy salad full of veggies from the garden. They're perfect alongside your grilled favorites and great for taking along to potlucks too.
So tell us...
What are YOUR favorite SUMMER SALAD recipes? Share them below in our Recipe Round-Up!
Any of your garden veggies will be tasty in this salad...the dressing pulls it all together!
8-oz. pkg. thin spaghetti, uncooked and broken into fourths 3/4 c. carrot, peeled and cut into 2-inch strips 3/4 c. zucchini, cut into 2-inch strips 3/4 c. red pepper, chopped 1/3 c. green onion, sliced 3/4 lb. deli roast turkey, cut into 2-inch-long strips Garnish: chopped peanuts, chopped fresh cilantro
Ginger Dressing: 1/4 c. canola oil 3 T. rice vinegar 3 T. reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 t. sugar 1/8 t. fresh ginger, grated 1/8 t. cayenne pepper 1 clove garlic, chopped
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except Ginger Dressing and garnish. In a separate bowl, whisk together all ingredients for Ginger Dressing. Pour over salad; toss. Refrigerate one hour; garnish as desired. Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Celebrating the 4th of July with red, white and blue is a given, but who knew there were so many sweet ways to show your spirit too?
We've gathered up a collection of all-American desserts from our favorite bloggers, and you're sure to find something here to satisfy your sweet tooth. Cue the fireworks and bring on the red, white and blue!
4th of July Peppermint Patties
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When we spotted these patriotic patties on Haniela's blog we knew we had to share them with you. Easier than you think, these cool little bites will lend themselves to any holiday...just color to your liking! Don't miss Hani's video at the bottom of the post. It's very helpful!