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

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

BBQ Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Happy hump day!  These lettuce wraps make me so happy!  This would be a great appetizer idea, a side dish for a potluck, lunch, a snack, really the ideas are endless.  One of the secrets I discovered to the perfect lettuce wrap is the lettuce.  Butter lettuce is the best because of it’s texture, shape, and flavor.  I used to use romaine, until I came across butter lettuce. Continue reading

The Coincidence of Coconut Cake: Grandma Luella’s Coconut Cake

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I just finished reading a book called The Coincidence of Coconut Cake, by Any E. Reichert. This was one of the books that came up in my BookBub alert. If you love reading, and don’t enjoy purchasing a $10 – $20 book every time, I would recommend signing up for Bookbub.  It gives you weekly recommendations, via e-mail, to a limited-time of free and discounted ebooks, matching your interest. My profile shows that I like foodie books and romance, so The Coincidence of Coconut Cake was spot on! Continue reading