Monkey Meat… it’s not what you think

Monkey Meat! It's a delicious 3 ingredient sandwich spread that kids go bananas over!

Before you run away, let me clarify – no monkeys were harmed in making this Monkey Meat. There are also no bananas… let me explain… We’re talking family recipes this week, and this Monkey Meat is an OLD family recipe. I was actually just introduced to Monkey Meat last month, and I was extremely intrigued at the name alone. I was at a family reunion, so my mom and her three siblings were there, and at the mere mention of {Read More}

Spicy Guacamole Bacon Burger

Spicy Guacamole Bacon Burger

It seems that Summer is coming to a close and I’m not sure how that’s possible, as I’m pretty sure I just got done ringing in the New Year. I’m not going to let this summer go without throwing a fantastic end of summer BBQ bash, and I think you should do the same. With a special thanks to California Avocados, I’m sharing some of my favorite avocado BBQ dishes, including this new Spicy Guacamole Bacon Burger! It’s no surprise that {Read More}

Spicy Italian Crescent Ring

Spicy Italian Crescent Ring Sandwich!

School is getting ready to start up again… holy smokes, where did the summer go? Technically, my kids still have about a month to go, and that’s only if the teachers aren’t still on strike. Please teachers… come to some sort of resolution about this, so my kids can get back to school on time!  Anyways, with school starting, you’re probably looking for quick and easy dinners. And boy have you come to the right place! This Spicy Italian Crescent {Read More}

Jalapeño Ranch Chicken Sandwich

Jalapeño Ranch Chicken Sandwich

Spicy, cool and definitely mouthwatering; this Jalapeño Ranch Chicken Sandwich has it all!  This summer is shaping up to be an exhausting one. My kids are getting older and all they want to do is play video games and watch Netflix all day. I’m forcing them to go outside and play, encouraging them to work, and I’m even going to sign them up for some summer camps (hello, my name is taxi driver… how may I help you?) We can {Read More}

Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese Sandwich

One of my favorite things to do is to take two recipes I love and marry them. Mash-ups!  I’ve made Birthday Cake Egg Rolls, S’mores Popcorn, Jalapeño Popper Totchos, and I’ve even married three of my favorites into one with my Blueberry Crumble Cream Pie! I’ve done it again with this Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese Sandwich. For the love of all things Spinach and Artichoke, you’re going to absolutely flip for this grilled cheese sandwich. Let me tell you {Read More}

Chili Cheese Dog Bake

Chili Cheese Dog Bake

Say hello to dinner. This Chili Cheese Dog Bake is nothing short of amazing. Here’s the deal – it’s 7 simple ingredient, less than 30 minutes till it’s on your table, and WOW – it’s so delicious. All beef hot dogs are wrapped up with cheese in some Pillsbury pizza dough, then baked on top of a bed of chili. I dressed up the tops of these with a quick melted butter that’s seasoned to perfection. It’s everything you love {Read More}

Super Easy Grilled Fish Tacos with White Sauce

Super Easy Grilled Fish Tacos with White Sauce

There’s something about these Super Easy Grilled Fish Tacos with White Sauce that magically transports you to the beaches of Cabo San Lucas with just one bite. They’re fresh, bright, and the perfect easy meal to push away those winter blues. Being the mother of 3 girls and one boy, I promise you there is never a dull moment in this house. The bathroom mirror is constantly on high demand. My oldest girl is just 9 years old and she’s {Read More}

Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Sandwich

Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Sandwich

You know how they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Well, I am guilty of sometimes not finding enough time to partake in that meal. I get busy with getting kids out the door for school, making sure the trash can is at the curb, laundry, dishes, paying bills, running errands…. you know the routine. Next thing I know it’s lunch time and I am running on fumes. So when I make it a priority to {Read More}

Easy Navajo Tacos

Easy Navajo Tacos with California Avocado!

There are just a few days of summer left for my kids, and while I am secretly excited, I am also a little bit sad. This has probably been one of the most enjoyable summers we have had as a family. We’ve explored, camped, hiked, fished, and marked off several items on our Summer Bucket List. We still have so much more to do in these last couple of days, so I am all about a quick and easy dinner {Read More}

Salami, Olive and Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Salami Pinwheels

It’s that time of year when we are busy shopping for school supplies, new shoes, and the coolest new shirts and shorts for our little scholars. School time! I’m not sure I’m ready to let go of summer yet. One thing that I do get excited about is packing school lunches…. Ok, that’s a lie. It can get really monotonous packing the same ol’ pb&j day after day, after day. My kids get bored with it too. Last year I {Read More}