Jalapeno Bacon Burger - A burger with bacon and jalapenos in the patty! Topped with a chipotle mayo for little smokey and spicy kick!
Can you believe that July 4th is right around the corner? Are you ready? Are you hosting a party for … [Read More...]
Peanut Butter Magic Shell - Ditch the store bought magic shell for your ice cream, and make your own peanut butter magic shell at home. Just 2 ingredients, and a couple minutes!
My son and I have been in Wisconsin for a week now, and he has not … [Read More...]
Cilantro Lime Chicken – chicken kebabs marinated in garlic, cilantro, jalapeno and lime juice. A quick and easy grilled chicken dinner the whole family will ask for again and again.
I love grilling in the summer. The prep and the clean up … [Read More...]
Strawberry Sweet Tea – Southern style sweet tea with a little twist of strawberry. Turn up your ice tea game this summer and make strawberry iced tea. Today my son and I are flying to Wisconsin! We get to go see my parents and my in-laws for the next 10 days. I am headed to […]
Skirt steak street tacos – tender grilled skirt steak wrapped in a charred corn tortilla and topped with a creamy cilantro lime sauce. Just like Southern California at home in no time! I cannot believe that summer is here. School is out, and it is time to entertain the kids and enjoy the weather. We […]
Mexican Coleslaw – Not just your average coleslaw this is a quick and easy side dish for just about any meal. Also great on burgers or tacos! I hope you had a great weekend! I was traveling with Certified Angus Beef for the last part of last week, so it was good to get […]
Dr. Pepper Vanilla Ice Cream Floats - an all time favorite summer treats gets a little makeover with Dr. Pepper Vanilla Float.
Summer is here. Time for family vacations, barbecues with friends, and lots of time out doors. As an adult, it seems … [Read More...]
Southwestern Cobb Salad - A classic Cobb salad with a Southwestern, tex-mex twist! Topped with a creamy cilantro lime dressing for a hearty, filling, and delicious salad.
Summer is all about eating better and not trying to heat up your … [Read More...]
Caramelized Onion Dip - a homemade onion dip that is so much better than any store bought alternative!
French Onion Dip is one of my favorite dips. I could eat it almost every day. I like the full fat stuff too, not the Lite. So it is … [Read More...]
Strawberry Margarita Punch - Your favorite strawberry margarita all dressed up and turned into a fun strawberry punch!
The one camp that my son was in all summer was this week, and today is the last day. He loved it! He came home every day and … [Read More...]
Homemade Guacamole - super easy dip recipe with ripe avocados, tomatoes, onions and a couple spices. Perfect with tortilla chips.
Photos updated as of 6/10/15
I have loved guacamole as long as I can remember. We always had Mexican food … [Read More...]
Chocolate Cream Cake - Moist chocolate cake topped with a light and fluffy almond flavored whipped cream "frosting".
Today my son starts STEM camp. He went last year and loved it, so is going again this year. It is a day camp that focuses on … [Read More...]
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars - chocolate chip cookie bars with a layer of cheesecake in the center. So yummy!
Photos are updated as of 6/5/15.
The other night we went to a birthday party for a 3 year old. I was asked to bring my … [Read More...]
Thai Chicken Salad - turn up your salad game with a Thai style chopped salad. Topped with chicken, veggies, and a peanut dressing make for a filling salad.
The weather is finally warming up and feeling like summer here in Colorado. We had a very … [Read More...]
Watermelon Soda - Turn juicy watermelon into a refreshing watermelon soda with a twist of lime! Great to beat the heat this summer!
Summer break is officially here!! Well, at least in Colorado. And according to Facebook, many other parts of the … [Read More...]
Swiss Roll Ice Cream Cake Recipe - take ice cream cake to a whole new level using Swiss Cake Rolls. No bake, super easy, and sure to amaze!
Today is the last day of the school year for my 10 year old! I can not believe that I am going to have a … [Read More...]
It has been a really long time since I have shared recipes that I am contributing to other sites, here on the blog. So I figure it is about time!! Seriously, some of these are down right amazing, I know you will love them. So today we are taking a … [Read More...]
Caprese Pasta Salad - turn classic caprese salad into a quick pasta salad. Great for summer get togethers, quick lunches, or a light dinner!
Happy Memorial Day weekend!! The unofficial kick off to summer. I hope you get to enjoy an extra day off, … [Read More...]
Strawberry Ice Box Cake - no bake cake that is perfect for summer. Layers of fresh whipped cream, strawberries, and graham crackers. It will disappear quickly!
Memorial Day weekend is here. I really thought we had another week, but nope, it is … [Read More...]
There are a lot of new readers around here lately, so I wanted to make sure that no one missed this great recipe. This White Chicken Pizza has been the most popular recipe on this site, since the day it was posted. People love roasted garlic, … [Read More...]
Pear, Cashew and Canadian Bacon Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing - a great lunch or dinner summer salad with sweet pears, crunchy cashews, salty Canadian bacon and sweet poppy seed dressing. No heating up the kitchen!
I have to say, I am getting … [Read More...]
Piquillo Pepper and Goat Cheese Crostini - crispy crostini topped with goat cheese, chopped piquillo peppers and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. The perfect easy appetizer for any get together.
What a great weekend, I am not really ready for … [Read More...]
Iced Almond-Lemon Loaf Cake - super moist and tender loaf cake with lots of lemon flavor. Topped with a tangy lemon glaze.
Happy Friday! So happy the weekend is finally here, and the weather is looking good! Last weekend it was cold, … [Read More...]
Spaghetti and Meatball Pizza - turn pizza night into something new by topping it with spaghetti and meatballs!
Do you ever get stuck in a rut with dinner? You have tacos one night, spaghetti one night, pizza one night and so on. You know what … [Read More...]
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