Pineapple Guacamole

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Spruce up your guacamole appetizer with these easy, tasty add-ins!  I usually make guacamole with some salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder and call it good.  It doesn’t need anything else to taste good, however having something different can always be more exciting!  Which is exactly what I am needing in my food right now…excitement.  I’m doing a paleo challenge for the next two weeks, Continue reading

Vegetable Fritters

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Can I just tell you that I just made these two nights in a row?!  Of course I can, and I just did…and I seriously did make them two nights in a row.  It was my husband’s request!  We had a few left over fritters from the previous night and some steak from even a different dinner that I didn’t want to go bad, so I just figured, left overs it is!  There weren’t enough vegetable fritters, so I just made more! Continue reading

Grilled Pepper Jack Pineapple Stuffed Anaheim Peppers

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These peppers are just exactly what they say they are in the title.  Anaheim peppers stuffed with pepper jack cheese and crushed pineapple then grilled to perfection.  They are delicious.  It’s just the perfect flavor of sweet and spicy that will leave a wonderful taste in your mouth and wanting more.  It makes for a wonderful side when barbecuing, just like corn on the cob.  But, don’t not make the corn if you are making these.  It’s not a proper barbecue without corn on the cob! Continue reading

Turkey Club Pinwheels

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These eye catching Turkey Club Pinwheels are extremely easy to make with deli restaurant style flavor!  They would make a perfect appetizer or a great to-go lunch.  Sandwiches is one of my favorite foods.  I haven’t been as in to them lately because I eat mostly low carb and gluten-free, and I haven’t found a bread that’s gluten-free that I like.   Continue reading

Caprese Salad

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Caprese Salad is the perfect side dish next to a chicken breast, or other cooked meat.  It’s filling, but light enough to complete a dinner.  I love the taste of fresh basil, just love it!  This dressing is also a perfect reference for a go-to salad dressing.  You can make it ahead of time, and use it throughout the week.

Valentine’s Day is in 4 days!  I get excited for Valentine’s Day but I do find other celebrations more meaningful and more exciting Continue reading

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Pine Nuts

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All the ingredients are in the title!  How amazing is that.  It’s the small things that make me that happy.  It’s that simple, which makes it even more delicious.  A vegetable dish that tastes like candy, is what I like to call it.  I finally figured out the secret to cooking brussels sprouts that make them taste good, instead of rotten.  I couldn’t figure out why they always tasted bitter and just…off.  Want to know the secret?  K, here it is. Continue reading

Roasted Rainbow Potatoes

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This potato dish makes a wonderful side dish to complete a fabulous dinner.  We ate these the other night with barbecue chicken and sautéed brussels sprouts.  There is plenty of flavor to enjoy them plain, but I dipped mine in ketchup, a craving I was having at the time.  No, not that kind of craving, unfortunately.  I made an egg scramble with the leftover potatoes and brussels sprouts the next morning.  Delicious!  I love getting creative with leftovers. Continue reading