Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pomegranate Mint Margarita

This Pomegranate Mint Margarita Recipe is a delicious combination of light, tart & refreshing, it’s perfect for Taco Tuesday, Cinco De Mayo or summer BBQ’s!

Pomegranate Mint Margarita Recipe

A week from today is Cinco De Mayo. It’s one of my favorite holidays to celebrate, because well… tacos and margaritas, yes please!

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Salted Caramel Praline French Toast

This french toast recipe is soaked overnight in a combination of cinnamon, sugar & salted caramel. It’s then baked with a salted caramel praline topping for one seriously delicious breakfast or brunch!

Salted Caramel Praline French Toast Recipe

Let me start off by saying that this french toast is what brunching dreams were made of!

This recipe was inspired by my desire to create a Mother’s Day Brunch recipe that was as amazing as my Mom herself!

And while no recipe can be quite as amazing as my Mom, this Salted Caramel Praline French Toast Recipe sure does come close! 😉 Read the full post here!

Roasted Jalapeño Honey Carne Asada Sliders

Roasted jalapeños & honey make a delicious marinade in this simple recipe for Carne Asada Sliders, topped with spicy cheddar cheese & guacamole!

Roasted Jalapeño Honey Carne Asada Sliders Recipe

I’m so excited to share this scrumptious new recipe while also introducing sweet & spicy Jalapeño Rolls, the newest product from my friends at King’s Hawaiian!

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Greek Tacos

The Best Greek Turkey Taco Recipe combines Greek spiced ground turkey with an easy cucumber tomato salsa and feta cheese in warm pita bread for a delicious, quick and healthy dinner, made in just 29 minutes!

Greek turkey taco recipe with fresh tomato cucumber salsa, feta cheese, mint and lemon wedges

When it comes to tacos, I’ve yet to meet one that I don’t like!

Whether it’s Tacos Al Pastor, Beef Barbacoa Tacos, Korean BBQ Chicken Tacos or Chipotle Honey Pulled Pork Tacos, they all make my mouth water, stomach growl and heart pitter patter from the happiness that tacos bring into my life!

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Mexican Sweet Potato Salad

This vegan & gluten free Mexican Sweet Potato Salad recipe is filled with healthy & delicious ingredients like quinoa, avocado, black beans & peppers!

Mexican Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

When it comes to eating healthier, no one (especially me!) likes to compromise taste, that’s why I’m always coming up with healthy recipes that are still packed with flavor!

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Baked Puff Pastry Monte Cristo

This modern take on the Monte Cristo sandwich combines prosciutto, cheddar cheese & raspberry jam in a flakey puff pastry crust, baked & glazed with honey.

Baked Puff Pastry Monte Cristo Recipe

You know how there are foods that always spark a specific memory?

For me, the Monte Cristo will always remind me of eating at Bennigan’s as a kid in Oklahoma with my brother and grandparents.

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Slow Cooked Korean BBQ Chicken Tacos

Chicken is slow cooked in a delicious Korean BBQ sauce in this scrumptious Korean BBQ Chicken taco recipe topped with Asian slaw.

Slow Cooked Korean BBQ Chicken Tacos

This sauce y’alll! Seriously, that’s all I have to say.

Ok, maybe I have a few more things to say! 😉 Like how amazing this sauce is on bbq chicken pizza, beef bowls and short ribs!

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One Pot Loaded Baked Potato Gnocchi

This one pot gnocchi dish is made in only 20 minutes. It’s loaded with all of your favorite baked potato toppings like sour cream, cheese, bacon & chives!

One Pot Loaded Baked Potato Gnocchi Recipe

I’m pretty sure that I’ve decided 2015 is going to be “The Year Of One Pot Dishes” on the blog!

I’ve been totally obsessed with creating  one pot recipes over the last couple of months, they’re quick, easy and have the obvious appeal of only one dish to wash after the meal!

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Slow Cooked Tacos Al Pastor

This Tacos Al Pastor recipe combines chili spice rubbed pork tenderloin, slow cooked in a pineapple chili sauce for a simple, delicious taco recipe.

Slow Cooked Tacos Al Pastor Recipe

Tacos, one of my three favorite food groups! The others being cheese and pizza, of course! 😉

Tacos Al Pastor, one of my brothers favorite tacos, and a recipe that he’s been requesting on the blog for a while now!

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Cilantro Lime Pesto Risotto

Cilantro lime pesto adds a flavorful twist to this vegetarian & gluten free Mexican style pesto risotto recipe! It’s great as a side dish with chicken, fish or veggies!

Cilantro Lime Pesto Risotto Recipe

Yesterday I introduced this risotto recipe when I shared the recipe for Cilantro Lime Pesto featured in this dish.

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Cilantro Lime Pesto

This cilantro pesto recipe is vegan, gluten free & paleo, perfect for adding to risotto or pasta, or for topping tacos, grilled chicken, steak or pork.

Cilantro Lime Pesto Recipe

A couple of weeks back I checked out San Diego restaurant, Venga Venga for the first time.

I was so impressed with this authentic Mexican restaurant, found just north of the Mexico border in southern San Diego. (Unfortunately it has since closed!)

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Sriracha Candied Bacon Grilled Cheese

Sriracha candied bacon, sandwiched between melty cheese and buttery, toasted bread, yes please! This grilled cheese recipe is sure to be a new favorite!

Sriracha Candied Bacon Grilled Cheese Recipe

What better way to kick off National Grilled Grilled Cheese Month than with a Sriracha Candied Bacon Grilled Cheese!

Yes, the entire month of April is dedicated to sandwiches of melty, gooey cheese, layered between buttery toasty bread! April basically rocks.

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BBQ Onion Ring Mushroom Cheddar Chicken Sandwich

The ultimate chicken sandwich recipe is loaded up with crispy onion rings, BBQ chicken, cheddar cheese and sauteed mushrooms!

BBQ Mushroom Onion Ring Chicken Sandwich

I’m so excited to share this delicious-to-eat, simple-to-make chicken sandwich! It’s loaded up with crispy onion rings, BBQ chicken, cheddar cheese and sauteed mushrooms!

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