Asian Pasta Salad {Asian Noodle Salad}

Asian Pasta Salad with a garlic soy vinaigrette and loads of fresh vegetables from foodiewithfamily.com

I’m a pretty big vegetable lover. My husband is serious vegetable guy, too. In fact, when I met him, he introduced me to the phrase “run it through the garden” when ordering subs. We assumed this meant all of our kids would be big vegetable fans. The two eldest are huge vegetable eaters, so we…

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Crispy Roasted Radishes with Onions

Crispy Roasted Radishes with Onions from foodiewithfamily.com

Radishes are polarizing. In my experience no one is lukewarm on the subject of their love or lack thereof for radishes. A friend recently described them to me as “tasting like spicy dirt”. I am on a mission to bring radish love to the WORLD, friends, because I assert that most people who think they…

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Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

I have a thirteen year old son who is a maniac for all things potato. Mashed potatoes, french fries, tater tots, roasted potatoes, he is all in with no hesitation. Without question, though, one of his favourite ways to eat a potato is as loaded baked potato; sour cream, bacon, and cheese. Loaded Baked Potato…

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Easy Bacon Broccoli Pasta Salad

Easy Bacon Broccoli Salad with cheddar

We’re getting close to the unofficial start of summer; this means lazy weekends, picnics, cook-outs, and grilling. You can’t just slap a steak on a plate and be done with it, though, folks. To me, the true art in summer entertaining comes in the form of side dishes to compliment what you just grilled to…

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Buttermilk Coleslaw

Classic Southern Style Buttermilk Coleslaw

I’m an utter fool for coleslaw. We all know I’m cuckoo for salads in general, but coleslaw is in its own category. It’s a definitive warm weather food for me. I’ve shared one of my two favourite coleslaws here before, but I just realized as I stuffed a bunch of my all-time favourite Buttermilk Coleslaw…

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Tex-Mex Cobb Salad

Super fresh entree dinner Tex Mex Cobb Salad from foodiewithfamily.com

Homer Simpson once admonished his daughter Lisa saying, “You don’t win friends with salad.” WRONG, Homer. You can totally win friends with salad. This is most especially true when we are talking about Tex-Mex Cob Salad. Tex-Mex Cobb Salad is nothing less than a miracle worker around here. My entire family (not 1, not 2,…

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Candied Jalapenos

Sweet, spicy Candied Jalapeno from foodiewithfamily.com

This post was originally published on May 23rd, 2010. It remains one of the most popular recipes from Foodie with Family. Try it out and find out why. Candied Jalapeños. Ah. There’s a story here. Once upon a time, my friend Katie casually mentioned eating a sandwich made with Candied Jalapeños. She was singing the…

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Jerk Bacon Caesar Salad

Jerk Bacon Caesar Salad from foodiewithfamily.com

Me + Salad = lifelong preoccupation. This is not news. My salad fixation has been well documented here on Foodie with Family. (Every one of those words is linked to a different salad recipe here and that’s just scratching the surface… Obsessed much? Why yes.) I just love the textures and crunch and dressing and,…

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Roasted Ginger Sesame Green Beans

Roasted Ginger Sesame Green Beans by foodiewithfamily.com

Roasted Ginger Sesame Green Beans aren’t going to win any beauty contests. Let’s just get that out of the way right now. Roasted Ginger Sesame Green Beans have the dual advantage of residing firmly in the “WOW! I can’t believe how easy this is” and in the “Oh my word. I can’t stop eating these”…

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