Salads

Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad {A Meatless Monday Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad {A Meatless Monday Recipe

I love a good winter salad and this butternut squash kale salad is my new favorite! This healthy vegetarian salad is made with tender kale tossed with savory roasted butternut squash, crispy seasoned chickpeas with a hint of spice and tangy dried cherries, drizzled with […]

Classic Wedge Salad With Blue Cheese Dressing

Classic Wedge Salad With Blue Cheese Dressing

I still remember the first time we ever had a classic wedge salad with blue cheese dressing. In some ways it seems like a lifetime ago… One weekend when David and I were living in Louisa, Virginia, (long before The Mountain Kitchen existed) David and […]

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

I cannot believe I am sharing a recipe for homemade blue cheese dressing, but today I am. I have had a very strange relationship with Blue Cheese over the years. It wasn’t exactly love at first bite. It’s hard to go middle of the road […]

Really Easy Homemade Croutons

Really Easy Homemade Croutons

Homemade croutons are so freakin’ easy to make! I’m not sure why, but until recently I never really took the time to learn the art of making my own croutons at home. A fresh batch of homemade croutons are not only really easy to make, […]

Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

So I have to ask… Have you ever made your own Thousand Island dressing from scratch? If not, you should! For the past several years I have been making my own salad dressings from scratch. I cannot stress to you how much better a salad […]

Grilled Thai Steak Salad

Grilled Thai Steak Salad

There are three reasons I chose to make this recipe for Grilled Thai Steak Salad. The first reason is that it involved steak; enough said. The second reason I chose to make this recipe was the fact that it was way outside of my taste […]

Classic Tuna Fish Salad

Classic Tuna Fish Salad

This classic tuna fish salad makes one of my all-time favorite sandwiches. I love how flavorful this tuna fish salad is and it only requires just a few simple ingredients. It’s my go-to recipe when I need a quick and easy lunch during the work week. Just […]

Creamy Caesar Dressing {Like store-bought, but even better!

Creamy Caesar Dressing {Like store-bought, but even better!

Garlic, lemon juice, parmesan cheese, and anchovies are just four of the classic bold flavor ingredients that blend together into this thick, creamy Caesar dressing recipe, packed with big bold flavor. Just imagine fresh crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy croutons and shaved parmesan cheese topped with this easy to […]