5 Ingredient Tomato Salad

It’s TOMATO SEASON people! Tomato salad is my favorite summer side! I love this time of year and if you’ve been to our Instagram, you know we are using our own tomatoes from our little garden space. We are getting a lot and have 6 kinds of tomato we are growing! So enough about my love of tomatoes…let’s talk TOMATO SALAD. Tomato Salad-4

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Oink Pasta Salad

We had a friend over for dinner the other night. He was going to bring the side. I was cool with that, but he text that he was still at work and didn’t do anything for the side. I told him not to worry, I’d come up with something. Since we were grilling chicken, I thought a summery salad would be nice. I started digging through the pantry and realized I could make an awesome pasta salad. Yeah, I know, my pantry has things in it most people’s don’t, but hey, it’s all in there for moments like these! Continue reading

Walter’s German Potato Salad

German potato salad reminds Walter of the time he lived in Germany. Memories of his time there inspired him to combine the perfect combination of ingredients based on these memories to make his own version of a German potato salad. He made this recipe a few years back out of deep craving for the flavors of Germany. Last night we made it for dinner to go with some grilled brats! It was delicious and I had to share it with everyone! German Potato Salad-4

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Sesame Asian Vinaigrette

It’s been warm in Chicago this last week. Warm weather makes me crave salad! Nothing is better than a delicious salad in the evening after a warm walk home from the train. Not only does it make me feel like I am being healthy but it is delicious. What makes me feel healthier is making my own dressing — knowing exactly what is in it. This sesame Asian vinaigrette is one of my favorites to make. It is so flavorful. Sesame Asian Vinaigrette-1

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