• Healthy Salads and Sides

    Black Bean and Corn Salad

    CAN YOU BELIEVE IT IS AUGUST ALREADY? I cannot. Where has the time gone?? I don’t know about you all but I am not ready for summer to end. How best can we honor the warm weather and sunshine? Continue to eat our FAVE SUMMER FOODS! Duhhhhhh… This Black Bean and Corn Salad is one of my all-time favorites! I cannot technically take credit for the recipe, because it actually belongs to my mama! Who I believe originally got it from my Aunt – so thank you Aunt Jane!! And mom 🙂 – love you both! Easy, delicious, and FULL of flavor. Seriously, this salad is a home run. Jake…

  • Healthy Salads and Sides

    Balsamic Cucumber Tomato Salad

    So the other day I was at the grocery store – surprise surprise – and I started craving something fresh. Now this IS a surprise! Usually, I crave carbs, carbs, and more carbs. Yes – I buy the good stuff. But if I was really buying to my cravings, my purchases would most often consist of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, Bob Evan’s Mashed Potatoes, and french bread. Yes, indeed – I do love me some carbs. Anyway, I must have been low on vitamin C or vitamin K or something – because all I really wanted was a whole bunch of tomatoes! Like who am I? So I got thinking –…