Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and pesto. An easy summer side dish with only 5 ingredients! | Tastes Better From Scratch  

Pesto Pasta Salad with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. An easy summer side dish with only 5 ingredients! | Tastes Better From Scratch

Happy Memorial Day! Hopefully you’re spending the day with family, remembering loved ones who’ve passed on and enjoying beautiful weather and BBQ’s!  Side dishes like this Pesto Pasta Salad become staples throughout the summer months, don’t they? When we’re grilling burgers and hot dogs I’m always a fan of having something light and fresh to accompany them. Some of my other favorite easy, healthy summer side dishes include:

Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

Baked Potato Salad

Cowboy Salsa

Spinach Avocado Pasta Salad

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Butterscotch Blondies

Chewy homemade blondies with butterscotch chips. These Butterscotch Blondies are the BEST, especially served with ice cream and an easy homemade butterscotch sauce. If I’m having a sweet tooth on the weekend I usually turn to some sort of brownies/bars or cookies. They’re the fastest to make and always super tempting. Some of my favorite… 

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Fritos Taco Salad is a fun and kid-approved easy dinner the entire family will love. Made with real ingredients and ready in less than 30 minutes! | Tastes Better From Scratch

Fritos Taco Salad

Fritos Taco Salad is a fun and kid-approved easy dinner idea the entire family will love. Made with real ingredients and ready in less than 30 minutes! I just returned from a fun food blogging conference in Salt Lake City. It’s so much fun learning from and visiting with other food bloggers that I admire… 

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Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream - we love this easy, no churn, no ice cream maker needed, fresh strawberry ice cream! | Tastes Better From Scratch

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream couldn’t be yummier or easier! No churn, no ice cream maker needed, with bits of fresh strawberries and graham cracker crumble.  Guys, this is the very first ice cream recipe to be shared on my site. Not because I don’t like ice cream, and not because it’s “difficult” to make (because it’s… 

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Italian Pasta Salad | Tastes Better From Scratch

Italian Pasta Salad

This classic Italian Pasta Salad recipe made is made even more delicious with easy homemade Italian dressing! This week I traveled home to Utah to attended a conference and visit family. Every time I fly into the SLC airport I’m reminded how much  love and miss the mountains here. Utah is arguably the most beautiful… 

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Pimento Cheese BLT Sandwich. A warm, cheese sandwich made with sourdough bread, slathered with an easy homemade pimento cheese spread. Layered with bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. | Tastes Better From Scratch

Pimento Cheese BLT

This Pimento Cheese BLT Sandwich rocks my world! A warm, cheesy sandwich made with sourdough bread, slathered with an easy homemade pimento cheese spread. Layered with bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. I think the first time I heard of and tried Pimento cheese spread was when my little family took a road trip to North Carolina to… 

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Week 24 Meal Plan and Printable Shopping List

An EASY (family-friendly) meal plan that includes Shrimp Scampi Linguine, One Pan Jambalaya, Turkey Club Wrap, Spinach Chicken Bowtie Pasta Salad, Kicked Up Tuna Melt. Free printable shopping list is included!  The hardest part of creating a meal plan is finding the ideas, and creating a shopping list, so I’ve done that for you! Click… 

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