Applewood Smoked Salmon Salad

Applewood Smoked Salmon Salad 8

This is a multi – faceted story……first off, Tim and I love salmon. Loaded with omega-3s , low in calories, and pairs with so many other ingredients the recipes possibilities are endless.

In Tim’s line of work, he talks to lots of folks everyday. At one of his accounts called  Breakers Saloon & Eatery, he has become friends with the owner Victor. Victor and his wife Jan have ran this popular saloon and eatery for many years. Tim and Victor always seem to come up with an idea for a recipe for me to try on their bi-weekly visits……Applewood Smoked Salmon Salad is one of them. Continue reading

Dijon Carrot Salad

Dijon Carrot Salad

We all know about traditional carrot salad…….mayo based,with *gag* raisins…….I know I should not bash food, but I really dislike raisins!

I don’t know if it’s a texture thing, or if it’s the actual taste…….or the fact that they can disguise themselves as chocolate chips……..then bam…..it’s a raisin. Very disappointing when your mouth is set for sweet chocolate…… Continue reading

Mesquite Chicken Sticks

Mesquite Chicken Sticks

I have had chicken cooked hundreds of ways in my life, but this is by far the best chicken I have had in a looooong time.

Mesquite Chicken Sticks are grill ready chicken tenders with a kick of mesquite flavor.

Honey and a stout beer….in my case Guinness, make for a sweet flavorful marinade. Add some red pepper flakes for heat…..we love heat in this house!! Continue reading