Better Than Pasta Salad Side Dish

It seems like a staple at most summer cookouts and/or potlucks is pasta salad.

Carbohydrate-filled pasta is not what I want to spend my carb budget on for cool, refreshing summer foods.

For your next summer side dish, consider nixing the rotini and bringing this low-carb option instead.

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Clean out the fridge: Turkey Toast

Although I’m 100% sure there’s a better name for this side dish…. I can’t think of one at the moment. The other evening Brad and I were going to have tomato soup for dinner and instead of going with old standbys of crackers or grilled cheese, I decided to use up some fridge food with expiration dates approaching. (approaching, not arrived. I don’t recommend eating expired food, even if you are cleaning out your fridge… I digress.)

We had a tasty loaf of artisan bread that was down to the small-ish pieces and some deli turkey that wasn’t used up during work-week lunches.

What I used up: Continue reading