Sides & Salads

8 LAYER DIP (a healthier version of the classic) (Adapted from Martha Stewart)

8 LAYER DIP (a healthier version of the classic) (Adapted from Martha Stewart)

CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD (Adapted from Culinary Hill)

CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD (Adapted from Culinary Hill)

FORBIDDEN RICE WITH SWEET POTATOES (Adapted from Epicurious)

FORBIDDEN RICE WITH SWEET POTATOES (Adapted from Epicurious)

GREEN SALAD WITH LEMON VINAIGRETTE (Adapted from Southern Food and Fun)

GREEN SALAD WITH LEMON VINAIGRETTE (Adapted from Southern Food and Fun)

CAPRESE PASTA SALAD (food.com)

CAPRESE PASTA SALAD (food.com)

SMOKED TROUT SPREAD

SMOKED TROUT SPREAD

BEST BAKED SWEET POTATO “FRIES” (Adapted from All Recipes)

BEST BAKED SWEET POTATO “FRIES” (Adapted from All Recipes)

BEST SAUTÉED MUSHROOMS

BEST SAUTÉED MUSHROOMS

FIG AND KALE SALAD (Adapted from Southern Living)

FIG AND KALE SALAD (Adapted from Southern Living)

MAPLE STICKY CARAMEL SAUCE

MAPLE STICKY CARAMEL SAUCE

AVOCADO MAYO (Adapted from Food.com)

AVOCADO MAYO (Adapted from Food.com)

PASTA SALAD WITH FIELD PEAS (Adapted from Southern Living)

PASTA SALAD WITH FIELD PEAS (Adapted from Southern Living)

GRILLED SWEET POTATO WEDGES (Adapted from Serious Eats)

GRILLED SWEET POTATO WEDGES (Adapted from Serious Eats)

AVOCADO TOMATO MOZZARELLA SALAD (Adapted from Just a spoonful of)

AVOCADO TOMATO MOZZARELLA SALAD (Adapted from Just a spoonful of)

SEAFOOD SALAD (Adapted from South your mouth)

SEAFOOD SALAD (Adapted from South your mouth)

BITTER GREENS SALAD (Adapted from the NYT)

CHERRY TOMATO AND ASPARAGUS SALAD (Adapted from AllRecipes)

CHERRY TOMATO AND ASPARAGUS SALAD (Adapted from AllRecipes)

CRUNCHY COLE SLAW (All Recipes)

CRUNCHY COLE SLAW (All Recipes)

CHUTNEY MAYO (Adapted from Martha Stewart)

CHUTNEY MAYO (Adapted from Martha Stewart)

URSULA’S SALAD (Adapted from Ursula’s Cooking School)

URSULA’S SALAD (Adapted from Ursula’s Cooking School)

GLAZED APPLE CINNAMON OATMEAL BREAD (Lovely Little Kitchen)

GLAZED APPLE CINNAMON OATMEAL BREAD (Lovely Little Kitchen)

BEST SALAD FOR A CROWD! (Adapted from taste of home)

BEST SALAD FOR A CROWD! (Adapted from taste of home)

CUCUMBER AVOCADO SALAD (Adapted from Smitten Kitchen)

CUCUMBER AVOCADO SALAD (Adapted from Smitten Kitchen)

FRESH CORN SALAD (Adapted from Ina Garten)

FRESH CORN SALAD (Adapted from Ina Garten)

ARUGULA WITH WARM BACON VINAIGRETTE (Adapted from Southern Living)

ARUGULA WITH WARM BACON VINAIGRETTE (Adapted from Southern Living)

SALMON SALAD (Adapted from Ina Garten)

SALMON SALAD (Adapted from Ina Garten)

GAZPACHO (Adapted from Ina Garten)

GAZPACHO (Adapted from Ina Garten)

CUCUMBER TOMATO SALAD

CUCUMBER TOMATO SALAD

CHICKEN PASTA SALAD

CHICKEN PASTA SALAD

BUTTER BEANS

BUTTER BEANS

COLLARD GREENS (Adapted from Paula Deen)

COLLARD GREENS (Adapted from Paula Deen)

CREAMED CORN (Adapted from Southern Living)

CREAMED CORN (Adapted from Southern Living)

GREEK FETA AND CUCUMBER SALAD (Adapted from Michael Symon)

GREEK FETA AND CUCUMBER SALAD (Adapted from Michael Symon)

GRILLED POTATO SALAD (Adapted from Southern Living)

GRILLED POTATO SALAD (Adapted from Southern Living)

FIESTA DIP (Adapted from Southern Living)

FIESTA DIP (Adapted from Southern Living)

FRESH FRUIT SALAD WITH HONEY, MINT and LIME (Adapted from Epicurious)

FRESH FRUIT SALAD WITH HONEY, MINT and LIME (Adapted from Epicurious)

PIZZA DIP (Adapted from Cabi)

PIZZA DIP (Adapted from Cabi)

IRISH BROWN BREAD (Adapted from Food and Wine)

IRISH BROWN BREAD (Adapted from Food and Wine)

SAUTEED CABBAGE  (Adapted from Food Network)

SAUTEED CABBAGE (Adapted from Food Network)

JOANIE’S SALAD

JOANIE’S SALAD

MY GREEN BEANS

MY GREEN BEANS

BAKED PARMESAN MUSHROOMS (Adapted from Damndelicious)

BAKED PARMESAN MUSHROOMS (Adapted from Damndelicious)

SHEILA’S BAKED MASHED POTATOES

SHEILA’S BAKED MASHED POTATOES

BEEF BARLEY SOUP (Adapted from Food.com)

BEEF BARLEY SOUP (Adapted from Food.com)

SPICY SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP (Adapted from Tabasco)

SPICY SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP (Adapted from Tabasco)

PARMESAN POTATO GRATIN (Adapted from bhg.com)

PARMESAN POTATO GRATIN (Adapted from bhg.com)

CAVIAR DIP (Adapted from Silver Palate)

CAVIAR DIP (Adapted from Silver Palate)

BIBB LETTUCE SALAD (Epicurious)

BIBB LETTUCE SALAD (Epicurious)

PANCETTA AND PORCINI POTATO GRATIN (Adapted from Closet Cooking)

PANCETTA AND PORCINI POTATO GRATIN (Adapted from Closet Cooking)

WHITE PIZZA DIP (Adapted from How Sweet Eats)

WHITE PIZZA DIP (Adapted from How Sweet Eats)

ROASTED CHERRY TOMATOES (Courtesy Ina Garten)

ROASTED CHERRY TOMATOES (Courtesy Ina Garten)

OVEN ROASTED POTATOES (Adapted from Plain chicken)

OVEN ROASTED POTATOES (Adapted from Plain chicken)

KALE SALAD WITH WARM CRANBERRY ALMOND VINAIGRETTE (Adapted from gimme some oven)

KALE SALAD WITH WARM CRANBERRY ALMOND VINAIGRETTE (Adapted from gimme some oven)

2 INGREDIENT QUESO (Gimmesomeoven)

2 INGREDIENT QUESO (Gimmesomeoven)

TUNA DIP (Adapted from Biggirlssmallkitchen)

TUNA DIP (Adapted from Biggirlssmallkitchen)

BEER CHEDDAR SOUP (Adapted from Food and Wine)

BEER CHEDDAR SOUP (Adapted from Food and Wine)

CARAMEL APPLE DIP (Adapted from Places in the home)

CARAMEL APPLE DIP (Adapted from Places in the home)

COWBOY BEANS (Adapted from Food Network)

COWBOY BEANS (Adapted from Food Network)

LOADED BAKED POTATO SALAD (Adapted from thisismykeywest)

LOADED BAKED POTATO SALAD (Adapted from thisismykeywest)

SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP (Adapted from Taste of Home)

SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP (Adapted from Taste of Home)

BLENDER SALSA (Adapted from mountainmamacooks)

BLENDER SALSA (Adapted from mountainmamacooks)

LEMONY HERB POTATOES

LEMONY HERB POTATOES

SOUTHWEST WATERMELON SALAD

SOUTHWEST WATERMELON SALAD

SAUTEED SQUASH AND TOMATOES

SAUTEED SQUASH AND TOMATOES

STRAWBERRY BREAD (WITH STRAWBERRY BUTTER) (Adapted from Recipe.com)

STRAWBERRY BREAD (WITH STRAWBERRY BUTTER) (Adapted from Recipe.com)

CLUB SANDWICH DIP (Adapted from Pip and Ebby)

CLUB SANDWICH DIP (Adapted from Pip and Ebby)

LEMON GARLIC BRUSSEL SPROUTS (Adapted from what’s gaby cooking)

LEMON GARLIC BRUSSEL SPROUTS (Adapted from what’s gaby cooking)

TWICE BAKED SWEET POTATOES WITH GRUYERE AND ROSEMARY (Adapted from Food 52)

TWICE BAKED SWEET POTATOES WITH GRUYERE AND ROSEMARY (Adapted from Food 52)

MELON AND PROSCIUTTO SALAD (Adapted from what’s gaby cooking)

MELON AND PROSCIUTTO SALAD (Adapted from what’s gaby cooking)

CUCUMBER AND TOMATO SALAD (Adapted from Paula Deen)

CUCUMBER AND TOMATO SALAD (Adapted from Paula Deen)

ASPARAGUS WITH BALSAMIC TOMATOES (Adapted from My Recipes)

ASPARAGUS WITH BALSAMIC TOMATOES (Adapted from My Recipes)

HOUSTON’S SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP (Adapted from Food.com)

HOUSTON’S SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP (Adapted from Food.com)

BEST BAKED BEANS

BEST BAKED BEANS

LIMEY COLESLAW (Adapted from Gwenyth Paltrow)

LIMEY COLESLAW (Adapted from Gwenyth Paltrow)

GRILLED ZUCCHINI WITH LEMON SALT (Adapted from Pioneer Woman)

GRILLED ZUCCHINI WITH LEMON SALT (Adapted from Pioneer Woman)

GREEK SALAD WITH SUN-DRIED TOMATOES (Adapted from Family Fresh Cooking)

GREEK SALAD WITH SUN-DRIED TOMATOES (Adapted from Family Fresh Cooking)

HOMEMADE SALSA (Adapted from Mountain Mama cooks)

HOMEMADE SALSA (Adapted from Mountain Mama cooks)

CHEESY SHRIMP DIP (Adapted from Paula Deen)

CHEESY SHRIMP DIP (Adapted from Paula Deen)

HOPPIN’ JOHN SALAD (Adapted from My Recipes)

HOPPIN’ JOHN SALAD (Adapted from My Recipes)

GARLICKY ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP (Adapted from MyRecipes)

GARLICKY ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP (Adapted from MyRecipes)

APPLE CABBAGE SLAW (Adapted from Sassafras Catering)

APPLE CABBAGE SLAW (Adapted from Sassafras Catering)

BUTTER BEAN HUMMUS with pita chips

HOMEMADE SALSA WITH CHIPS

HOMEMADE SALSA WITH CHIPS

BACON CORN BREAD (Adapted from juju good news)

BACON CORN BREAD (Adapted from juju good news)

BASQUE-STYLE GARBANZO BEANS (Adapted from the Atlanta Journal Constitution)

CAESAR COLESLAW (Adapted from Envie Recipes)

CAESAR COLESLAW (Adapted from Envie Recipes)

PINA COLADA FRUIT SALAD (Adapted from Taste of Home)

PINA COLADA FRUIT SALAD (Adapted from Taste of Home)

MIXED GREEN SALAD

MIXED GREEN SALAD

CUCUMBER SOUP (Adapted from Emeril Lagasse)

CUCUMBER SOUP (Adapted from Emeril Lagasse)

GRILLED CORN WITH PESTO

GRILLED CORN WITH PESTO

WARM RED POTATO SALAD

WARM RED POTATO SALAD

Ina Gartner’s Tuna and Hummus on Sourdough

Ina Gartner’s Tuna and Hummus on Sourdough

WATERMELON AND TOMATO SALAD

WATERMELON AND TOMATO SALAD

HOMEMADE BISCUITS (Adapted from Improvised Life)

HOMEMADE BISCUITS (Adapted from Improvised Life)

MOJITO FRUIT SALAD (Adapted from Momontimeout.com)

MOJITO FRUIT SALAD (Adapted from Momontimeout.com)

INA’S SHRIMP SALAD (Adapted from Ina Garten)

INA’S SHRIMP SALAD (Adapted from Ina Garten)

FIRE ROASTED SALSA (Adapted from Rick Bayless)

FIRE ROASTED SALSA (Adapted from Rick Bayless)

TEQUILA INFUSED QUESO (Adapted from Rick Bayless)

TEQUILA INFUSED QUESO (Adapted from Rick Bayless)

RED FRUIT SALAD (Adapted from Pip and Ebby)

RED FRUIT SALAD (Adapted from Pip and Ebby)

CUCUMBER-TOMATO SALAD (Adapted from A Taste of Home)

CUCUMBER-TOMATO SALAD (Adapted from A Taste of Home)

ROASTED ASPARAGUS WITH PARMESAN (Adapted from Food.com)

ROASTED ASPARAGUS WITH PARMESAN (Adapted from Food.com)

MIXED GREEN SALAD WITH SHALLOT VINAIGRETTE (Recipe from Bon Appetit)

MIXED GREEN SALAD WITH SHALLOT VINAIGRETTE (Recipe from Bon Appetit)

CORN MUFFINS WITH BACON AND CHEDDAR (Adapted from Rachel Ray)

CORN MUFFINS WITH BACON AND CHEDDAR (Adapted from Rachel Ray)

TRI COLOR SALAD (Adapted from Martha Stewart)

TRI COLOR SALAD (Adapted from Martha Stewart)

RED WHITE AND BLUE POTATO SALAD (Adapted from Cooking Light)

RED WHITE AND BLUE POTATO SALAD (Adapted from Cooking Light)

BROCCOLI SALAD (Adapted from Jamie Oliver)

BROCCOLI SALAD (Adapted from Jamie Oliver)

EASY OVEN ROASTED POTATOES (Adapted from Plain Chicken)

EASY OVEN ROASTED POTATOES (Adapted from Plain Chicken)

BBQ Potato, Bacon and Corn Salad (Adapted from Kraft Recipes)

BBQ Potato, Bacon and Corn Salad (Adapted from Kraft Recipes)

ROASTED TOMATO CAPRESE (Adapted from Ina Garten)

ROASTED TOMATO CAPRESE (Adapted from Ina Garten)

SWEET AND SPICY CORNBREAD SQUARES (Adapted from A Taste of Home)

SWEET AND SPICY CORNBREAD SQUARES (Adapted from A Taste of Home)

FALL CHOPPED SALAD (Adapted from One Lovely Life)

FALL CHOPPED SALAD (Adapted from One Lovely Life)

PARMESAN POTATO WEDGES (Adapted from Simply Classic cookbook)

PARMESAN POTATO WEDGES (Adapted from Simply Classic cookbook)

PIMENTO CHEESE POTATO GRATIN (adapted from Saveur)

PIMENTO CHEESE POTATO GRATIN (adapted from Saveur)

HONEY CORNBREAD MUFFINS (Adapted from Good Life Eats)

HONEY CORNBREAD MUFFINS (Adapted from Good Life Eats)

LAYERED GREEK SALAD

LAYERED GREEK SALAD

JACKED UP SALSA

JACKED UP SALSA

JALAPENO RANCH DIP

JALAPENO RANCH DIP

TEQUILA QUESO (Recipe adapted from Rick Bayless)

TEQUILA QUESO (Recipe adapted from Rick Bayless)

CHIPOTLE GUACAMOLE

CHIPOTLE GUACAMOLE

BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST CAKE (Adapted from Alexandra Cooks)

BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST CAKE (Adapted from Alexandra Cooks)

BUFFALO CHICKEN HUMMUS

BUFFALO CHICKEN HUMMUS

BROCCOLI BACON SALAD

BROCCOLI BACON SALAD

CUCUMBER BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD

CUCUMBER BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD

MY SALAD

MY SALAD

TWICE BAKED SWEET POTATOES WITH GRUYERE AND ROSEMARY

TWICE BAKED SWEET POTATOES WITH GRUYERE AND ROSEMARY

GRILLED PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED ASPARAGUS

GRILLED PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED ASPARAGUS

CUCUMBER SALAD

CUCUMBER SALAD

CHICKEN SALAD STUFFED TOMATOES

CHICKEN SALAD STUFFED TOMATOES

ASIAGO CHEESE CRISPS

ASIAGO CHEESE CRISPS

MARINATED OLIVES

MARINATED OLIVES

COBB SALAD DIP WITH CRUDITES

COBB SALAD DIP WITH CRUDITES

CHARRED CORN SALAD WITH BASIL AND TOMATOES

CHARRED CORN SALAD WITH BASIL AND TOMATOES

NEW POTATO SALAD WITH DIJON VINAIGRETTE

NEW POTATO SALAD WITH DIJON VINAIGRETTE

COLESLAW WITH APPLE AND YOGURT DRESSING

COLESLAW WITH APPLE AND YOGURT DRESSING

TWO-DAY POTATO SALAD

TWO-DAY POTATO SALAD

CUCUMBER SALAD

CUCUMBER SALAD

COBB SALAD DIP

COBB SALAD DIP

TOMATO-FETA SALAD

TOMATO-FETA SALAD

SHRIMP SALAD

SHRIMP SALAD

PASTA, PESTO and PEA SALAD  (Ina Garten)

PASTA, PESTO and PEA SALAD (Ina Garten)

WHITE BEAN AND ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP(with Pita Triangles)  courtesy of Smitten Kitchen

WHITE BEAN AND ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP(with Pita Triangles) courtesy of Smitten Kitchen

CAMPECHANA (or Mexican Seafood Cocktail)  (Saveur Magazine)

CAMPECHANA (or Mexican Seafood Cocktail) (Saveur Magazine)

GAZPACHO courtesy of Grow It First with CK Worley blog (see blog list at bottom)

ORZO AND VEGETABLE CONFETTI SALAD by Wendy Weisenburger

ORZO AND VEGETABLE CONFETTI SALAD by Wendy Weisenburger

SPICY COCKTAIL SAUCE

REMOULADE SAUCE

INDIVIDUAL MEXICAN 7-LAYER DIP with chips

INDIVIDUAL MEXICAN 7-LAYER DIP with chips

Spicy Pickle Dip

Spicy Pickle Dip

Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce

Layered Greek Dip

Layered Greek Dip

AH-MAZ-ING TORTILLA SOUP

AH-MAZ-ING TORTILLA SOUP

MEXICAN CORNBREAD

MEXICAN CORNBREAD

WARM BLUE POTATO AND GREEN ONION SALAD (adapted from big girls small kitchen)

WARM BLUE POTATO AND GREEN ONION SALAD (adapted from big girls small kitchen)

CILANTRO SLAW

CILANTRO SLAW

BROCCOLI SLAW

BROCCOLI SLAW

GRILLED ZUCCHINI

GRILLED ZUCCHINI

Ina’s Tomato Mozzeralla and Basil Salad

Ina’s Tomato Mozzeralla and Basil Salad

Giada’s Grilled Vegetables

BEST PASTA SALAD

BEST PASTA SALAD

Blue cheese bacon dip

Blue cheese bacon dip

MY CHEESE GRITS

MY CHEESE GRITS

MEXICAN SALAD

MEXICAN SALAD

SALSA WITH CUMIN

COLESLAW (Adapted from Gwyneth Paltrow)

Easy Peasy Panzanella

Easy Peasy Panzanella

TUSCAN PANZANELLA

TUSCAN PANZANELLA

HERBED CORN

HERBED CORN

HERBED RICOTTA WITH ROASTED TOMATOES AND ARTICHOKE SPREAD AND CROSTINI

HERBED RICOTTA WITH ROASTED TOMATOES AND ARTICHOKE SPREAD AND CROSTINI

PECAN MINI MUFFINS

PECAN MINI MUFFINS

CAPRESE SALAD

CAPRESE SALAD

GAZPACHO SALAD

COUSCOUS SALAD Courtesy of Bev and Katie Nord

SHRIMP REMOULADE

SHRIMP REMOULADE

GRILLED SWEET POTATOES (Adapted from Bon Appetit)

GRILLED SWEET POTATOES (Adapted from Bon Appetit)

BROCCOLI SALAD

BROCCOLI SALAD

PARTY SALSA (with cheese)

PARTY SALSA (with cheese)

COLE SLAW (adapted from Gwyneth Paltrow)

PROCIUTTO DIP

PROCIUTTO DIP

AMPED UP ARTICHOKE DIP

Guacamole

CHICKEN PASTA SALAD

CHICKEN PASTA SALAD

MARINATED MUSHROOM SALAD

BLOODY MARY SALAD

Italian Pasta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Cole Slaw (from Barefoot Contessa)

Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

Great Green Salad

Great Green Salad

Mini Loaded Baked Potatoes

Mini Loaded Baked Potatoes

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Sausage & Cheese Muffins

Sausage & Cheese Muffins

Winter Fruit Salad

Winter Fruit Salad

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Best Sautéed Mushrooms

Best Sautéed Mushrooms

Best Roasted Tomatoes

Best Roasted Tomatoes

Best Cole Slaw

Best Cole Slaw

Cheese Grits

Cheese Grits

Maple Candied Bacon

Maple Candied Bacon

Grilled Pineapple

Grilled Pineapple

Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole

Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole

Broccoli Tomato Salad

Broccoli Tomato Salad

Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus