• Italian Salad with Sweet Basil and Onion Dressing

    August 9, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    Italian Salad with Sweet Basil and Onion Dressing This Italian Salad with Sweet Basil and Onion Dressing is always the salad I make when I make an Italian Feast like Lasagna or Stuffed Shells. This salad has salami, two kinds of cheese, olives beans and veggies. The Sweet Basil and Onion Dressing has simple ingredients like honey, oil, white wine vinegar, sweet onions and fresh basil. This salad it the perfect side to any Italian feast. The full, printable and Pinterest Pin-able recipe card is at the end of this post. It is a wonderful salad that can also be…

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  • Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bake

    August 3, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bake If you grow a garden then you know what it is like to have a plethora of zucchini on hand in the late summer. This easy cheesy zucchini bake is not only easy, but it is delicious and freezes well. Made with mozzarella, parmesan, or any cheese of your choice, it is savory and delicious. Make a great vegetarian dish or add crumbled, cooked, Italian sausage for a meaty meal. There is a full, printable, recipe card at the end of this post. There is also a Pinterest Button on the card so you can pin…

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  • Zesty Bean Salad

    June 24, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    Zesty Bean Salad This Zesty Bean Salad is a throwback recipe from my days working in the deli of a local grocery store. This is a very easy salad to make using canned beans, diced bell peppers, red onions and your favorite zesty Italian dressing. You can make this a day in advance of serving, as it tastes better as it sits. This salad is also a great meal prep option as it lasts in the fridge for up to one week. The full, printable recipe is at the end of this post. Feel free to hit the print button…

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  • Poppy Seed Salad

    Poppy Seed Salad

    June 12, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    Poppy Seed Salad Poppy Seed Salad is the perfect salad for the warmer weather. Made with crispy vegetables, creamy avocado and delicious chicken. This salad on its own is a complete meal. The Poppy Seed dressing is simple to make. Make extra because it is delicious on everything and keeps in the fridge for a couple of weeks. Eat The Rainbow The vegetables in this salad are colorful and fresh and really add to the aesthetics of this dish. You can easily swap the veggies for whatever vegetables you have on hand. I recommend using a variety of veggies in…

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  • BLT Chicken Tenders

    May 22, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    BLT Chicken Tenders This chicken tender recipe is the Summer recipe of your dreams. Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Chicken with a tangy tomato ranch dressing hack. What could be better? The beauty of this recipe is that you can prep the chicken tenders ahead of time and bake them when you are ready. You can also bake them off ahead of time and use them for meals throughout the week. The full, printable and Pinterest Pin-able recipe is at the end of this post. Be sure to come back and read through the post if you are one of those who…

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  • Grilled Marinated Sweet Peppers

    May 16, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    Grilled Marinated Sweet Peppers These Grilled Marinated Sweet Peppers are the perfect topping to your Italian Beef and Italian Sausage Sandwiches. Char these on your grill, then place in a covered bowl to soften the skins so they easily peel from the pepper. Marinated in a sweet vinegar and olive oil with some oregano, salt and sugar. These peppers will be the perfect topping to all your Summer sandwiches. The full, written recipe is at the end of this post, but there are some pictures and paragraphs before the recipe for those who need clarification. Burn Baby Burn The peppers…

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  • Summer Salad with Whole Grain Farro

    May 16, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    Summer Salad With Whole Grain Farro This Summer Salad with Whole Grain Farro not only tastes good, but it is good for you! Made with farro, which to me, is like a cross between a grain and a pasta, Summer Veggies and a vinaigrette. This salad can be eaten as soon as it is made. It is even better the longer it sits and can be made up to twenty four hours in advance. What Is Farro? Farro is an Ancient Whole Wheat Grain with a nutty taste and a chewy texture.Prepare this like rice. To me, it is kind…

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  • Caesar Pasta Salad with Zesty Grilled Chicken

    Caesar Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken

    May 11, 2023thetipsyhousewife

    Caesar Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken This recipe is always a favorite in my house for Summer and Spring. Caesar Pasta Salad is easily made with ready made ingredients that come together perfectly. The grilled chicken is easy to make and has great flavors. The chicken is marinated overnight with a can of Sprite and some Zesty Italian Dressing. The Caesar Pasta Salad I am always surprised when people have never had a lettuce salad with pasta. I worked in a deli in the 1990’s and these types of salads were always our best sellers. In fact, the inspiration for…

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