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Tuna Pasta Shell Salad

06.15.2009 · Posted in Main Dishes, Salads & Dressings

When its just too hot to eat heavy hot meals this pasta salad with tuna is the perfect alternative. Its light with lots of fresh veggies, olives, eggs and a citrus vinaigrette. Easy on calories, definitely filling, and all you need is crusty rolls or a baguette, a glass of wine and a slice of ...

Red, White and Blue Potato Salad for Memorial Day

05.29.2009 · Posted in Recipes, Salads & Dressings

I found this stunning Peruvian causa recipe on and thought this would be a perfect salad, with a couple tweaks, for Memorial Day.  The colors are so vibrant and the taste is sensational with lots of lime and garlic in the potatoes, and a red pepper and celery salad with green olives.  A causa is anything layered ...

Quest Post by Sarah Ludwig

05.21.2009 · Posted in Recipes, Salads & Dressings

Sarah Sarah E. Ludwig is a freelance writer and mom to four busy kids between the ages of 10 and 5, including a set of twins. She blogs at Parenting By Trial and Error  and her philosophy is that anyone who has kids knows that parenting is all about trial and error, learning, growing and, ...

Old Fashion Pea Salad

04.16.2009 · Posted in Salads & Dressings

This dish was inspired by an old friend in Tyler, TX.  She made it with just peas, cheese, onion and mayonnaise.  I’ve kicked it up a bit with the addition of bacon, mint, and red onion.  It is so simple to make and great for a buffet or pot-luck.  The recipe is for frozen peas ...