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Southwestern Bean Salad

This flavorful salad is easy to mix in the morning and refrigerate until serving with dinner.

Asian Cole Slaw

Bag mixes and a homemade dressing make this easy salad quick to make but fresh and tasty.

Baked Rice

Spruce up plain rice with this easy recipe using instant rice.

3 Ways To Use Fresh Zucchini

Zucchini seems to grow slowly and just when you think it will never be ready – overnight, you have more than you know what to do with. Here are 3 fresh zucchini recipes, 2 of which freeze well.

Seven Layer Salad With Peas

This pretty Seven Layer Salad With Peas is a deliciously different salad to serve with a spring meal. It is featured in the Busy Mom Menu’s Easter Dinner Menu. Since it is made in advance, it is a good choice for when you have company over or have lots of other last minute details to attend to.

What Can I Do With All This Zucchini?

So you have a few zucchini left, huh? You’ve given bushel baskets full to all your friends and family, you’ve set buckets on the corner with a free sign and they still aren’t gone. Now what do you do? Here are some recipes and tips from Living On A Dime to give you help in […]

How to Cook Asparagus

You will typically find two kinds of asparagus in the store: white, also referred to as blanched and green. White asparagus comes from the same variety of plant as green, but the shoots are kept from being exposed to light. As the asparagus shoot grows earth is banked up, covering the plant deeply. Since the […]

Grilled Vegetables

Grilled vegetables are almost universally loved and are easy to prepare with little clean-up. Produce best suited for grilling will be firm and have a low water content (such as peppers, onions, asparagus, and mushrooms among others). Tomatoes are one of the few high water content veggies that do well on the grill. Try combining […]

Portable Salad in a Jar

I try to pack my husband a lunch every day, but salads are always an issue. Either I have to pack salad dressing separately or he has to deal with soggy greens from the dressing sitting on them for too long. No more!

Tomato Squash Bake

With our squash harvest starting to come in, I wanted to try some new veggie dishes. This delicious tomato and squash dish with an Italian flavor is adapted from a recipe that I saw in the Costco Connection magazine. I’ll be glad when our Roma tomatoes start producing – the Romas we bought to use in this recipe were over a dollar each! Later in the summer when we can get all of the vegetables and herbs from our garden, I will definitely be making this again.

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