• Big Green Salad With Green Dressing

    November 10, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Big Green Salad With Green Dressing This Big Green Salad with Green Dressing is a fun, festive and healthy dish to include on your holiday party spreads. The big green salad, made with a spinach and iceberg lettuce. The salad is then topped with all the delicious crunchy veggies like cucumber and celery. Feel free to swap these green veggies for other green veggies of your choice. The green dressing is simple and a tiny bit healthier, made with sour cream, ranch powder and avocados. The dressing is creamy, thick and delicious with the addition of parsley and rice wine…

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  • Super Special Lemonade

    November 4, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Super Special Lemonade Make some Super Special Lemonade by adding sweetened condensed milk to fresh squeezed lemon juice. This produces a perfectly sweet lemonade. This lemonade is super drinkable due to the slightly creamy taste of this thirst quenching drink. Having always been a fan of lemonade but not a fan of the overly sour flavor, this is the perfect solution to that problem. The full, printable recipe is at the bottom of this post I will just share a few fun facts and tips if you care to read. Brazilian Lemonade I found out about this recipe from perusing…

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  • Easy Restaurant Style Salsa

    August 30, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Easy Restaurant Style Salsa At Home We had a plethora of garden tomatoes this Summer in our new garden bed. (more to come on that) I was planning a steak taco night and thought that using up the tomatoes to make salsa was a great idea. The full printable recipe is at the bottom of this post, but I wanted to share a few tips and tricks for you. The Canned Tomatoes I use canned tomatoes in this recipe with the jalapeƱos because it is easier and safer than cleaning and chopping your own jalapeƱos. The Brand I used was…

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  • The Best Summer Tuna Salad Sandwich

    July 6, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    The Best Summer Tuna Salad Sandwich I call this the best summer tuna salad sandwich because of all the bright flavors. I have a standard tuna salad sandwich recipe that I have used for years but decided to liven it up a little for Summer with something new. What I love about this Summer Tuna Salad Sandwich is that the salad itself isn’t overly creamy. I also love that it uses a hefty schmear of mayo on the toast to make it extra delicious. The full recipe for the best Summer tuna salad sandwich is linked below. The best summer…

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  • Hye Roller Sandwiches

    June 25, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Hye Roller Sandwiches, Also Known As Pinwheels Hye Roller Sandwiches, also known as pinwheels, are the perfect summer recipe. When I was in college I worked at a local grocery store chain in Chicago called Jewel-Osco. I think elsewhere in the country it is called Albertson’s. The department I worked in was the Chef’s Kitchen which was a deli/bakery combination since our store was one of the smaller ones. I was only 18 years old and was the youngest person to ever work in the department. My co-workers were all mostly in their 50’s and some, even older. As the…

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  • Pizza Salad

    June 6, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    A Salad To Serve With Frozen Pizza Happy Monday! I woke up thinking about this salad this morning and how it is the perfect Summer meal idea. Now I know it isn’t “officially” Summer yet, but to me, anything after Memorial Day is Summer. I know that we try to avoid turning on our ovens in the Summer, but sometimes after a day of swimming, gardening, day camp or other fun outdoor activities, a frozen pizza just hits the spot. Typically, Friday’s in our house are Frozen Pizza Friday’s. This Pizza Salad is the perfect side for Frozen Pizza Friday.…

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  • Tangy Tomato BLT Pasta Salad

    June 2, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    BLT Pasta Salad This pasta salad has been a family favorite for decades. It is the perfect pasta salad for Summer. I like to mix all mine and I keep it in the fridge to snack on for several days. To me, it doesn’t get soggy but if you are worried it will you can keep all the components prepped and separate and combine each time you eat. Tomato Powder The one unique ingredient I use for this recipe is this tomato powder I get for $8 on amazon. I will link it HERE. This powder is JUST dehydrated tomatoes.…

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  • Salami and Cheddar Beach Snacks

    July 16, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    Salami and Cheddar Beach Snacks Inspiration For years I taught pre school for the Chicago Park District. There was a Grandmother who used to make these for every classroom party. They were so simple, so delicious, didn’t cost a lot of money to make and people went crazy for them. I was meeting a bunch of friends at the beach and I needed to bring a snack and I remembered these mini sandwiches that Grandma made. I whipped up a batch and they turned out to be the BEST thing to eat at the beach, or while swimming. These Salami…

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