Caprese Orzo Salad

Caprese Orzo Salad - confessions of a cooking diva

Caprese Orzo Salad is packed full of pasta, tomatoes, cheese, basil and great dressing. I can hardly believe Summer is almost over! Where does the time go? Although Summer vacations maybe wrapping up and kids heading back to school, the bounty of Summer vegetables are still going strong and it’s time we take advantage of […]


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Panzanella Salad

Panzanella Salad - Confessions of a Cooking Diva

Panzanella Salad is a Tuscan salad of bread and tomatoes. It makes the perfect dish for Summer. I’ve never had Panzanella salad until recently and I’m in love. What can be better than crusty bread softened by the juices of fresh tomatoes? Add in cheese, onions and basil and it’s over the top good. A […]


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Watermelon Feta Salad with a Balsamic Dressing

watermelon feta salad with balsamic dressing - confessions of a cooking diva

Watermelon Feta Salad with a Balsamic Dressing is a sweet, salty and tart salad. Perfect for hot Summer days. It’s packed with watermelon, feta cheese, red onion, mint and the perfect dressing that compliments all the salt and sweetness. It’s definitely Summer here in Utah. We are near 100 degrees each day now that it’s […]


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Spring Spinach and Chicken Salad

spring spinach and chicken salad - confessions of a cooking diva

Spring Spinach and Chicken Salad combines all my favorites ingredients – spinach, chicken, red onions and strawberries(the best part). A nice light salad for Spring. Originally published on Cooking with Ruthie where I am a contributor. Hello Again! Today I have for you a great dish for the season, Spring Spinach and Chicken Salad. I […]


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Wilted Lettuce Salad #SundaySupper

wilted lettuce salad - confessions of a cooking diva

Wilted Lettuce Salad has two kinds of lettuce, green onions, eggs and bacon with a warm bacon-flavored dressing. This week’s theme for Sunday Supper is all about Winter Salads and I knew I had to make my mom’s Wilted Lettuce salad. It’s similar to spinach salad, but it doesn’t use any spinach. It uses two […]


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Campaign Party Salad

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Campaign Party Salad is a festive salad for holiday parties. Originally published on Cooking with Ruthie where I am a contributor. I’ve got a great retro party salad for you that is perfect for Christmas dinner. This past Summer my husband went back East to visit his mom. While he was there they went through […]


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Corn Caprese Salad

If you’ve been following me on social media then you know that my husband and I planted our first tomato and pepper plants this summer. The tomatoes took their sweet time to produce anything, but now we have a plethora of tomatoes. I can’t even keep up with them at this point. The peppers on […]


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Pomegranate Poppy Seed Salad – #SRC

Did you make any resolutions this year? Do any of them include losing weight or eating healthier? No? Me neither. I like to make goals each year, but they never seem to be about making dinners that are healthier, I believe in “all things in moderation” over denying yourself something. BUT…I do have this wonderful […]


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