Mexican salad in a jar

Paarrtty! Many of you might be indulging in mexican flavors today for Cinco de Mayo.  I would and will never turn down a good mexican meal filled with some of my most favorite foods. This past Friday my parents came into town to visit family and spend some time with their granddaughter.  About an...

Pearl Couscous salad with olives

Inspiration. Where do you find your inspiration for things?  Is it pinterest, magazines, books or friends?  When I’m looking for inspiration for the blog I tend to look at other bloggers.  Whether it be reading their blogs, drooling over their astonishing photography or surrounding myself with them at conferences. This past weekend I packed...

25 Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner.  You know that I will be gearing up to get my mexican food grub on this day.  Who am I kidding I usually eat mexican food at least once a week.  However, I won’t feel guilty about indulging in homemade tortillas, queso, chips, guacamole, beer and...

Lightened fried cauliflower rice with chicken

 Life just got better with lightened fried cauliflower rice with chicken.  In fact I’m planning it again for next week! Life is a constant struggle.  It can be with marriages, family members, kids, animals, schools, government systems, money problems, blog issues and my personal favorite WEIGHT ISSUES.  I would be one heck of a...

Twenty Minute Spinach Gnocchi Sausage

Twenty minute spinach gnocchi sausage is the perfect meal for when you need dinner in a hurry. I’m off to sunny California today for a weekend with other food bloggers in Temecula.  It will be my first time attending this Big Traveling Potluck but I’m pretty dang excited because I’m meeting up with some...

Chorizo Avocado Grilled Cheese

This chorizo avocado grilled cheese is going to rock your socks off. Now that Easter has passed it’s time to get back to grilled cheese month.  I couldn’t leave everyone hanging with just one recipe this month to celebrate.  In all reality I wanted to have a whole week dedicated to sandwiches but as...

Caramel macchiato ice cream float

Start your Easter off right with these easy caramel macchiato ice cream floats. The count down to Easter is almost over. In fact we get to celebrate this righteous day tomorrow. I celebrated with all kinds of desserts this past week but I left one out. Occasionally I have a recipe run through my...

Sweet and crunchy chicken sandwiches

This post is sponsored by Just BARE® Chicken. All opinions provided are my own. A couple of weeks ago I was asked to help Just BARE chicken with its Chicken +5 Ingredient Challenge.  We are in the final stages of this competition.  Fans were asked to submit their  ingredient lists and judge Lisa Golden Schroeder...