Feta Basil Balsamic Pasta Salad

Feta Basil Balsamic Pasta Salad @createdbydiane

    Years and years ago I walked into a deli and ordered a pasta salad. From the moment the fork went in my mouth I knew I had found a new favorite. It was a little different than this pasta salad, it was made with tortellini, but with the tortellini, three bites in and I felt it was too … [Read more...]


Crab Pasta Salad

Crab Pasta Salad from @createdbydiane #recipe #seafood #pasta

Does anyone you know get a little crabby on Sunday? The work/school week is about to begin and the stress level seem to RISE! The stores are crowded, so if  you need anything chances are it's better to wait until Monday. Although Monday is not a very popular day.... people even start … [Read more...]


Strawberry Lime & Jalapeño Pasta Salad

Strawberry lime & Jalapeño Pasta Salad @createdbydiane

Hope your summer is going well. It's pretty hot out today and super sunny. I planned to get some must do things around the house done today. Still not sure why making wet footprints in the cement around the pool wasn't on the list, that really would have been a MUCH better idea. Some … [Read more...]


BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad

I've always LOVED.... BLT sandwiches. I can remember my mom asking me when I was young what I wanted to eat and if I couldn't think of anyting, some how she'd know, a BLT would always get a YES! I love pasta salads in the summer, they are great to bring to BBQ's or have in the fridge for something … [Read more...]


Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican Pasta Salad @createdbydiane

I have always loved corn on the cob. When I was a kid we had a large garden and corn was one of the best parts. I still love it and find it irresistable when I see it roasted at boardwalks and fairs. Something so simple and it tastes so great. For this recipe I cut the corn off the cob and roast it … [Read more...]


Lemon Tuna Pasta Salad with no mayo

lemon-tuna-pasta-salad-no mayo

Summer and pasta salad go hand in hand in my book. They don't heat up the kitchen, they are great to bring to cook outs and I love having them in the fridge for a quick bite to eat especially when I don't want to cook.   Which brings me to my friend Charlie, Do you know Charlie? Well … [Read more...]


Recipe for Pesto Pasta Salad

pesto pasta salad @createdbydiane

It's no secret I LOVE PASTA! All these colors lined up look pretty ITALIAN to me! Combine these with pasta and pesto and the flavors are fantastic! (I should have lined them up in the order of the flag) When the weather starts to warm up, I love pasta salad. Don't you? This recipe is … [Read more...]